Events

    The Amazon and COVID-19: The Present and Future of the Crisis in the Forest

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    Speakers: Natalie Unterstell. Especialista em política socioambiental. Diretora, Talanoa Think Tank; Louis Bacon Environmental Leadership Fellow no Centro para Liderança Pública, Universidade Harvard (2016); Fabiano Maisonnave. Jornalista. Correspondente para Amazônia, Folha de São Paulo; Fellow, Fundação Nieman para Jornalismo,...

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    Brazil's Education Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

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    Zoom Webinar

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    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?

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    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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    Lançamento do livro Crises de Memória e a Segunda Guerra Mundial de Susan Suleiman

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    Unibes Cultural, Rua Oscar Freire, 2500 - Sumaré, São Paulo - SP

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    Susan Suleiman nasceu em Budapeste e, ainda criança, emigrou para os EUA com seus pais. Ela faz parte do corpo docente da Universidade de Harvard desde 1981 e atualmente possui o título de C. Douglas Dillon Research Professor of the Civilization of France and Research Professor of...

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    Harvard-Brazil Summer Barbecue

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    La Carrosse - Rua Paracuê, 191 – Sumaré

    The DRCLAS Brazil Office and Harvard Alumni Club of Brazil are thrilled to invite you to this year's Summer BBQ.

    Join other Harvard alumni, current students, and the most recently admitted Brazilians for an informal get-together with great conversations, icy beers, and incredible food for all tastes – including vegetarians.

    Harvard-Brazil Dialogues: Misinformation and the Brazilian Elections - An informal breakfast conversation with Claire Wardle

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    Centro Ruth Cardoso - R. Pamplona, 1005 - Jardim Paulista, São Paulo, SP

    Speaker: Dr. Claire Wardle, director for the Information Disorder Project and First Draft

    Misinformation shared online could tip the balance in the elections in Brazil. Dr. Claire Wardle, director for the Information Disorder Project and First Draft, is a leading expert on how information is exchanged online. She will explain her interest in monitoring misinformation in Brazil during the elections and how newsrooms might be able to work together to better understand WhatsApp to learn what the public is talking about in closed groups.
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    Harvard-Brazil Dialogues: Quality Counts: How to Communicate with Young Children - An informal breakfast conversation with Professor Meredith Rowe

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    Sabará Centro de Treinamento (CTS) - Av. Angélica, 2132 - 3º andar - São Paulo, SP

    A February 2018 article titled “The Brain-Changing Power of Conversation” explores new research that highlights the impact of quality parent-child conversations on the development of children’s brains. In an earlier interview, Professor Meredith Rowe – one of the authors of the new research – described the implications of her work, “our findings show that parents can scaffold their children’s vocabulary growth at different points in their development by providing them with exposure to different types of communication. The results suggest that beyond the quantity of their...

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    Harvard-Brazil Dialogues: SuperFoco: Promovendo a Efetividade das Pessoas e das Organizações - Uma conversa com Mário Antônio Porto Fonseca

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    Avenida Paulista, 1337 - 23º andar - São Paulo, SP

    O livro SuperFoco mostra quais são e como utilizar os recursos necessários na hora de superar problemas e criar soluções para atender aos resultados esperados. Com o livro também se entende a importância da escolha, acompanhamento e controle dos fatores críticos de sucesso e tarefas críticas. Importante é concentrar nossos esforços para obter uma boa gestão nas organizações, e o SuperFoco oferece uma riqueza de informações para o leitor que quer manter sua organização, projeto ou empresa em pleno desenvolvimento.

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    Harvard-Brazil Dialogues: The Impact of Robots and Artificial Intelligence on Emerging Economies

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    Corrientes 348 Restaurant - Av. Infante Dom Henrique, s/n - Marina da Glória, Rio de Janeiro - RJ

    Speaker: Richard Freeman

    In a May-June 2016 Harvard Magazine article, Who Owns the Robots Rules the World, Professor Richard Freeman states "we should worry less about the potential displacement of human labor by robots than about how to share fairly across society the prosperity that the robots produce." How might governments and private firms ensure that technological advances lead to prosperity throughout society? What ideas should leaders of emerging economies think to consider? 

    We hope you will join us for a small, informal...

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    Harvard-Brazil Dialogues: Policy Roundtable: Making Education Relevant

    Location: 

    Instituto Singularidades - R. Dep. Lacerda Franco, 88 - Pinheiros, São Paulo - SP

    At the time of his book launching, One Student at a Time. Leading the Global Education Movement, Professor Fernando Reimers will facilitate a discussion of the role of education leaders in enhancing the relevance of education and the challenges of collective leadership.

    The conversation will be divided in two parts and participants are welcome to attend one or both sessions.  Professor Manuel Palacios, from the Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora and Teca Pontual, Director of Curriculum at the Ministry of Education...

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    Harvard-Brazil Dialogues: Crises Bancárias: Experiência Internacional e Reforma da Lei de Intervenção e Liquidação de Instituições Financeiras

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    Av. Brig. Faria Lima, 3477, 14º andar - Itaim Bibi, São Paulo

    Jefferson Alvares – Harvard LLM (“11), consultor jurídico do FMI e procurador do Banco Central – falará sobre recomendações internacionais para a resolução de crises bancárias que emergiram após a crise de 2008-09 e de suas implicações para a modernização da lei brasileira de regime de intervenção e liquidação de instituições financeiras (Lei no. 6.024, de 1974).

    Harvard-Brazil Dialogues: Does Economics Have a Problem with Women?

    Location: 

    Avenida Paulista, 1337, 23rd floor - São Paulo, SP 01311-200

    Speaker: Isabel Guerrero Pulgar, Harvard Kennedy School

    Moderator: Claudia Sardenberg Sussekind, MBA/MPP, Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School, 2015

    In light of a provocative article recently published by The Financial Times entitled "Economics has a problem with women", Professor Isabel Guerrero Pulgar will reflect on her experience as a Latina economist leading policy reforms and development strategies for numerous countries around the world.