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    Desarrollo y equidad en Colombia: cómo responder al desencanto

    9:00am to 10:30am


    This event is virtual and will be held in Spanish. To register, click here.

    Speakers: Ana María Ibáñez, Profesora Universidad de los Andes; Asesora Principal de la Vicepresidencia de Sectores y Conocimiento del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo; Ricardo Hausmann, Director del Centro para el Desarrollo Internacional y profesor de Economía del desarrollo, Harvard Kennedy...

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    The New Constitution and the Chilean Economy: A Break with the Past? / Nueva Constitución y Economía Chilena: ¿una ruptura con el pasado?

    9:30am to 10:30am

    ET / Chile Time

    This event is part of the Academic Forum for the New Constitution in Chile. It will be held in Spanish with simultaneous English translation. To register, click here.

    Welcoming Remarks: Steve Levitsky, Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies and Professor of Government,...

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    The Education that Comes: Redesigning Our Practices to Ensure Learning

    4:00pm


    This event is virtual and will be held in Spanish. To register, click here.

    Speakers: Katherine Merseth, Specialist in teacher training, school improvement in vulnerable contexts and effective classroom practices, Harvard University; Patricia Vazquez, Director of international cooperation at Radix, Former Deputy Minister of Education of Puebla, Mexico; Perla Chávez,...

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    The runoff election and the future of Peru // La segunda vuelta presidencial y el futuro del Perú

    5:00pm


    This event is virtual and will be held in Spanish with simultaneous English translation. To register, click here.

    Speakers: Betssy Chavez, congresista-electa (Tacna) de Perú Libre, el partido del candidato Pedro Castillo; Fernando Rospigliosi, ex-Ministro del interior y miembro del equipo de campaña de la candidata Keiko Fujimori
    Moderated by:...

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    Belmont World Film presents the Cuban film AGOSTO. New England Film Premiere

    7:30pm


    This event is virtual, to join click here.

    A Cuban teenager, the primary caretaker for his beloved grandmother, develops his first crush during the summer of 1994, when the collapse of the Soviet Union and the ensuing shortage of food, supplies, and electricity compel people to make the perilous journey to the US by boat. Set in the director's rural hometown of Gibara and loosely based on his...

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    Guest Lecture on Afro-Latin American Studies with Paulina Alberto (University of Michigan): Black Legend: The Extraordinary Raúl Grigera and New Stories of Afro-Argentina

    12:00pm to 2:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speaker: Paulina L. Alberto, Associate Professor in the Departments of History and of Romance Languages and Literatures, University of Michigan
    Moderated by: Bruno Carvalho, Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and African and African American Studies, Co-Director of the Harvard...

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    Why should you care about the Convention's regulation? / ¿Por qué debería importarle el reglamento de la Convención?

    6:30pm to 8:00pm

    ET / Chile Time

    This event is part of the Academic Forum for the New Constitution in Chile. It will be held in Spanish with simultaneous English translation. To register, click here.

    Welcoming Remarks: Steven Levitsky, Director, David Rockefeller Center for...

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    ALARI Seminar Series with Danielle Boaz and Umi Vaughan: "Making/Erasing Africana Religions: Brazil at the Crossroads of Heritage and Intolerance"

    12:00pm to 1:30pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speakers: Danielle N. Boaz, Assistant Professor of Africana Studies, University of North Carolina at Charlotte; Stuart Hall Fellow, Hutchins Center for African and African-American Research at Harvard University (2019-2020); Umi Vaughan, Scholar and Artist

    Many Candomblé communities in Brazil trace...

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    Carnival in the Caribbean: Pleasure, Healing, and Liberation

    3:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here

    The West Indies, and the Caribbean as a whole, are well-known for Carnival, a beautiful and cultural celebration. However, beyond the surface, there is so much there: cultural pride and affirmation, healing, community-building, solidarity, and so on. In particular, we are looking at how Carnival can be an affirming community and space for LGBTQ+ peoples as its celebrations, embracing of diversity...

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    Reforming Chile’s Constitution: The Debate over Social and Ethnic Rights

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    This event is part of a virtual series. It will be held in English with simultaneous Spanish interpretation. To register, click here.

    Speakers: Veronica Figueroa Huencho, Associate Professor at the Institute of Public Affairs, University of Chile; Daniel Brinks, Professor of Government and of Law, UT Texas at Austin; Rossana Castiglioni, Professor of Political Science, Universidad Diego Portales; Christian Rodriguez, ...

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    Iris Kantor, University of São Paulo “Portuguese Transatlantic Slave Trade and the History of Cartography”

    6:00pm to 8:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speaker: Iris Kantor, Professor, University of São Paulo

    Join us for a talk on modern cartography and its ties to slavetrade with Prof Íris Kantor, University of São Paulo.

    Presented in collaboration with the Department of...

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    Votes, Drugs, and Violence: The Political Logic of Criminal Wars in Mexico

    12:00pm to 1:20pm

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    Speakers: Sandra Ley, Assistant Professor of Political Studies, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE); Guillermo Trejo, Professor of Political Science, University of Notre Dame
    Discussant: Kaitlyn Chriswell, PhD Candidate in Government, Harvard University
    Moderated by: Alisha Holland, Associate Professor of Government...

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    Liberation Literacies: At the Intersection of Language, Race, and Power

    5:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    We are planning a series to bring together academics to talk about the connection between identity development and language. Our goal is to bring in scholars, educators, and students to talk about how important it is for students of minoritized backgrounds--emphasizing Latinx students, to engage with curricula that affirms their linguistic heritage. These...

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