Events

    Conferencia Regional de Educación para el Siglo XXII - COEDU22

    7:00am

    7:00 am ET / 9:00 am Chile

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

    Speakers: Richard Weissbourd, Profesor de Educación, Director de la Facultad de Desarrollo Humano y Psicología de la Universidad de Harvard; Sergio Herskovits, Abogado y Educador; Joaquín Walker Martínez, Director Ejecutivo de Elige Educar; Peter Higgins, Profesor Educación Mediambiente...

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    Mexico Seminar: Beyond Covid Vaccines: Mexican Rural Health and Past Vaccination Campaigns

    6:00pm to 7:30pm


    This event is virtual and will be translated into both English and Spanish. To register, click here.

    Speakers: Claudia Agostoni, Researcher, Institute for Historical Research, National Autonomous University of Mexico; Ana María Carrillo, Professor, School of Medicine, National Autonomous University of Mexico; Paola Sesia, Professor, Centro de...

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    Global Citizenship: Learning to change the world

    3:00pm

    4:00pm Chile Time
    This event is virtual and will be held in Spanish with simultaneous English translation. To register, click here.

    The 5th #AprendoEnCasa Learning Lab International Conference

    The #AprendoEnCasa Learning Lab is a space for conferences and workshops guided by renowned professors from Harvard University and leading regional experts, providing tools to inspire, share...

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    Disruptions of Dignity: COVID-19 and the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Latin America

    12:30pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Introduction: Alicia Ely Yamin, Senior Fellow in Global Health and Rights, The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School; Senior Advisor on Human Rights, Partners in Health
    Speakers: José Alfredo...

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    Disruptions to Educational Opportunity in Latin America: Primary and Secondary Education During Covid-19

    9:00am to 10:15am


    For a recording of this event, please click here.

    Speakers: Cristián Bellei, Associate Researcher, Center for Advanced Research in Education, and Professor of Sociology, University of Chile; Sergio Cárdenas, Professor of Public Administration, CIDE; Antonio Madero-Fundación México en Harvard Visiting Scholar, DRCLAS, Harvard University; Claudia Costin, Founder and Director, Center for Excellence and Innovation in Education...

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    Social-emotional and Holistic Education as a Means to Transform Learning

    2:00pm

    3:00 pm Chile Time
    This event is virtual and will be held in Spanish with simultaneous English translation. To register, click here.

    The 4th #AprendoEnCasa Learning Lab International Conference

    The #AprendoenCasa Learning Laboratory is a space for conferences and workshops guided by leading professors from Harvard University and experts from the region, with tools to inspire,...

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    Prospects for Post-COVID Economic Recovery in Latin America

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    For a recording of this event, please click here.

    The economic toll of the Covid crisis on Latin America has been catastrophic. According to The Economist, whereas global GDP contracted by 3% last year, that of Latin America and the Caribbean fell on average by 7%, the worst of any region tracked by the IMF. Lengthy lockdowns have contributed to the exacerbation of poverty and inequality, and school closures...

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    COVID-19 Vaccine development and deployment: The Cuban case

    1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Speaker: Dr. Vicente Vérez Bencomo, Director of the Finlay Institute of Vaccines
    Moderated by: Marcia Castro, Chair, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

    Dr. Vicente Verez Bencomo is a scientist with a nationally and internationally recognized trajectory. He is a Chemical Engineer from the “Lomonosov” Institute in Moscow, State Doctor from the University of Orleans (France, 1983), Doctor Honoris causa from the Canadian University of Quebec in Montreal and Member of...

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    The Pandemic is Not Only a Viral Event

    Repeats every day until Tue Jul 27 2021 .
    8:00am to 4:00pm


    This event is virtual, to view click here.

    In the field of health practices enlivened by the emergence of the Covid-19 pandemic, the emergence of variants of the SarsCov-2 virus, the lack of sufficient vaccines and the uncontrolled infection in Brazil, the response to the pandemic has depended on the participation and production of researchers from various areas and the involvement of community leaders in the social response. The objective of this international seminar, the...

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    Qual o futuro das favelas?

    11:00am to 12:30pm

    11am EDT/12pm BRT

    This event is virtual and will be in Portuguese. To register, please click here.

    Speakers: Eliana Silva, Diretora, Redes de Desenvolvimento da Maré; Gilson Rodrigues, Presidente, União dos Moradores e do Comércio de Paraisópolis; Preto Zezé, Presidente Global da CUFA- Central Única das Favelas; Raull Santiago – Fundador, Coletivo Papo Reto

    ...

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    Relações Internacionais do Brasil em Tempos de Coronavirus

    11:00am to 12:15pm

    Location: 

    Zoom Webinar

    This event is virtual. To register, please click here

    Speakers: Adriana Abdenur, Coordenadora da área de Paz e Segurança Internacional, Instituto Igarapé; Hussein Kalout, Research Scholar, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University, Ex-Secretário de Assuntos Estratégicos da Presidência da República (2017-2018); Rubens Ricupero, Embaixador do Brasil em Genebra, Washington e...

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    História e Pandemias no Brasil

    3:00pm to 4:15pm

    This event is virtual and will be in Portuguese. To register, please click here

    Um diálogo online com: Sidney Chalhoub, Historiador. David e Peggy Rockefeller Professor de História e de Estudos Africanos e Afro-Americanos; Diretor do Programa de Pós-graduação em História, Harvard University; João José Reis. Historiador. Professor Titular de História,...

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    The Impact of COVID-19 on Higher Education: The challenges of going online

    11:00am to 12:15pm

    This event is virtual. To register, please click here

    The DRCLAS Brazil Studies Program and Brazil Office, together with the Harvard Alumni Club of Brazil, are pleased to invite you to the Harvard-Brazil Dialogue Online: The Impact of COVID-19 on Higher Education: The challenges of going online. A comparative dialogue on education quality, equity and access in times of...

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    Dialogue with Prof. Marcia Castro, José Gomes Temporão, and Adriano Massuda

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Zoom Webinar

    This event is virtual. To register, please click here

    Speakers: Marcia Castro, Andelot Professor of Demography; Chair, Department of Global Health and Population; Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; José Gomes Temporão, Ex-Ministro da Saúde, 2007-2010; Professor e Pesquisador-Titular Aposentado; Fiocruz, Rio de Janeiro

    Moderator...

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    The Impact of COVID-19 on the Economy and Urban life in Brazil

    11:00am to 12:15pm

    Location: 

    Zoom Webinar

    This event is virtual. To register for this event, please click here.

    Speakers: Edward Glaeser, Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics at Harvard University (FAS); Harvard Kennedy School (HKS);  Arminio Fraga, Founder, Gávea Investimentos; Chair, Instituto de Estudos para Políticas de Saúde (IEPS); and Jose Scheinkman, Charles and Lynn Zhang Professor of Economics at...

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    Brazil's Education Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Zoom Webinar

    This event is virtual. To register for this event, please click here.

    Speakers: Fernando Reimers, Ford Foundation Professor of Practice in International Education; Director, Global Education Innovation Initiatve, Harvard Graduate School of Education; Claudia Costin, Director, Center for Excellence and Innovation in Education Policies (FGV) Global Commission on the...

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    O que o coronavírus revela sobre as cidades brasileiras? Favelas e assentamentos informais, até quando?

    11:30am to 12:45pm

    Location: 

    Zoom Webinar

    Speaker: Washington Fajardo, Arquiteto e Urbanista; Harvard DRCLAS Visiting Researcher

    Moderator: Philip Yang, Fundador do Urbem – Instituto de Urbanismo e Estudos para a Metrópole; Membro do Conselho Consultivo do Harvard-Brazil Office

    Washington Fajardo é arquiteto e urbanista pela FAU-UFRJ ’96, e dedica-se ao desenvolvimento urbano. Autor de projetos de reabilitação, habitação social, urban design e espaços culturais. Ex-presidente do Instituto Rio Patrimônio da Humanidade (2009-2016) implementou...

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