Events

    Arts and Humanities Workshop | Breve historia del antipopulismo: A conversation with Ernesto Semán

    5:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S216

    To register for this event, please click here.

    Speaker: Ernesto Semán, Associate Professor of Latin American History, University of Bergen
    Moderated by: Mariano Siskind, Professor, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University

    Now in its third edition, “Breve historia del antipopulismo” (Buenos Aires, Siglo XXI Editores) is the first study of the vast power of antipopulism movements...

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    How does the proposal of Chile´s new Constitution look? / ¿Cómo se ve la propuesta de la nueva Constitución en Chile?

    9:30am

    9:30 Hora de Chile

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

    Introduction: Steven Levitsky, Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies; Professor of...

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    Historias compartidas en el norte del Perú: tres espacios vistos a través de tres disciplinas

    9:00am to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Tozzer Building, Room 203, Harvard University

    This event is hybrid, to join click here. (Password: 758456)

    La historia precolombina del Perú se (re)construye día a día gracias al trabajo de investigadores peruanos y extranjeros apelando a varias disciplinas científicas. Cada año, descubrimientos singulares permiten concebir con más claridad la complejidad y la riqueza de los desarrollos culturales de un pasado a veces no tan remoto...

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    Arts and Humanities Workshop Series: "Desplazamiento, viaje y literatura: estructuras de significación y dislocación" (Parte 2)

    5:00pm to 7:00pm


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

    Speakers: Leila Gómez, Director of the Latin American Center and Associate Professor of Women and Gender Studies, CU Boulder; Martín Bergel, Professor of Latin American Contemporary History, Universidad de San Martín (Buenos Aires); Irene Depetris Chauvin...

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    Insuring Against Democracy: The Political Economy of Premodern Elites’ Asset Portfolio Diversification

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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    Speaker: Victoria Paniagua, Assistant Professor in International Political Economy, London School of Economics
    Moderated by: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies

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    Colombian Elections

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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    Speaker: Silvia Otero, Assistant professor of International, Political, and Urban Studies, Universidad del Rosario;  Monica Pachón, Associate Professor in the Design Department, Universidad de los Andes;  Juan Pablo Milanese, Chair of the Political Science Department, ICESI
    Moderated by: Alisha Holland, Associate Professor of Government...

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    Battling Authoritarian Regimes in Venezuela and Beyond: A Conversation with Venezuelan Opposition Leader Leopoldo López

    6:00pm to 7:30pm

    Location: 

    Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South

    For a recording of this event, click here.

    Speakers: Leopoldo López (HKS ’96), former Presidential Candidate and political prisoner in Venezuela; Ricardo Hausmann, Rafik Hariri Professor of the Practice of International Political Economy and Founder and Director of Harvard's Growth Lab at Harvard Kennedy School of Government
    Moderated by: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government; Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin...

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    Messenger on a White Horse: The Life and Work of Robert J. Cox

    4:00pm to 5:30pm


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    Speakers: Robert J. Cox, British journalist and editor and publisher of the Buenos Aires Herald 1959–1979; Maud Daviero de Cox, Argentine writer and columnist; Jayson McNamara, Director of Messenger on a White Horse
    Moderated by: June Carolyn Erlick, Editor-in-Chief of ReVista, the Harvard Review of Latin America; Kirsten...

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    COVID-19 Clinical Trials: Planning, Execution, Ethics, and Participant Testimonies from Brazil

    2:30pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    677 Huntington Ave, Kresge Building, 1st floor, room 110 (next to Sebastian’s Café/HSPH cafeteria) - Boston, MA

    A limited number of Harvard affiliates can register to participate in this multidisciplinary, in-person panel aimed at discussing the complexities of the COVID-19 clinical trials from the perspectives of those planning the trials to the volunteers on the receiving end of the vaccines. Besides being able to...

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    Mexican Red: The Perfect Color that Changed the World

    6:00pm to 7:00pm


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

    Speaker: Gabriela Soto Laveaga, Professor of the History of Science and Antonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico, Harvard University

    Cochineal (Dactylopius coccus) is a small insect that produces a brilliant red pigment. Found in textiles,...

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    Governing Latin American Cities in the 21st Century: Rio de Janeiro

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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    Cities often are seen as polluted, dangerous, and unequal. How can cities become more sustainable, safe, and inclusive? What are the political challenges to their transformation? The mayor of Rio de Janeiro, Eduardo Paes, will speak about the city’s environmental and public security initiatives.

    Speaker: Eduardo Paes, Mayor of Rio de Janeiro
    Moderated by: Alisha Holland, Associate Professor of...

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