Events

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

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

    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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    Transparência e resposta à COVID-19 no Brasil

    Location: 

    Zoom Webinar

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

    Speakers: Fernanda Campagnucci, Executive Director of Open Knowledge Brasil;  Manoel Galdino, Executive Director of Transparência Brasil

    O Brazil Caucus, uma organização de estudantes da Harvard Kennedy School, com o apoio do David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS), convida para o debate com Fernanda Campagnucci, Diretora Executiva da...

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    Global History Seminar: Tâmis Parron, "Black Slavery and World Accumulation: Towards a Global History of Value"

    Location: 

    Robinson Hall, 35 Quincy Street, Lower Library

    Speaker: Tâmis Parron, Research Professor, Department of History, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil
    Moderator: Danielle N. Boaz, Visiting Fellow, WIGH; Stuart Hall Fellow, Hutchins Center for African and African-American Research, Harvard University; Assistant Professor of Africana Studies, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

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    Political Intermediation in the Digital Age: Is There A Way Out of Populism?

    Location: 

    L-382 (Khan Room), Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK Street

    Speaker: Miguel Lago, Lecturer of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; Executive Director, Institute for Health Policy Studies

    Moderator: Nathalie Gazzaneo, MPP candidate, HKS.

    The rise of populism is directly connected to the crisis of trust in political parties, mainstream media and trade unions. But it is also connected to the emergence of social media, where intermediaries tend do be removed in different activities. Therefore, is there still room for political intermediation in the digital...

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    Security Matters: Evidence from Brazil, Colombia and Mexico

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S216

    Speakers: Graham Denyer Willis, Senior Lecturer, University of Cambridge; Annette Idler, Visiting Scholar WCFIA, Harvard University; Director of Studies of the Changing Character of War Centre, University of Oxford

    Moderator: Diane Davis, Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism, Graduate School of Design

    Graham Denyer Willis is University Senior Lecturer in Development and Latin American Studies in the Department of Politics and International Studies at Cambridge University, and Fellow of...

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    On Brazilian Authoritarianism

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S050

    Speaker: Lilia Moritz Schwarcz, Full Professor of Anthropology, the University of São Paulo (USP); Visiting Professor, Princeton University
    Moderator: Sidney Chalhoub, Professor of History and of African and African American Studies, affiliated with Romance Languages and Literatures

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    Environmental and Climate Science Under Attack: What is Happening in the Amazon?

    Location: 

    Harvard University Center for the Environment, MCZ 440

    Speakers
    Tasso Azevedo, General Coordinator, SEEG Network and MapBiomas; Affiliated Scholar, Brazil Lab, Princeton University
    Beto Veríssimo, Co-founder, Imazon; Director, Amazon Center for Entrepreneurship; Affiliated Scholar, Brazil Lab, Princeton University
    Gina McCarthy, former U.S. EPA Administrator, Director, C-CHANGE (Center for Climate, Health and the Global Environment) at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

    Moderator: Daniel Schrag, Sturgis Hooper Professor of Geology; Professor of Environmental...

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    The Aftermath of Zika in Brazil

    Location: 

    GHP 12th floor conference room (SPH-1, 1208), 655 Huntington Ave, Boston

    Speaker: Debora Diniz, CLACS Visiting Scholar, Brown University

    Aftermath of Zika in BrazilWhile media attention about Zika has all but disappeared, there are still new cases being identified in Brazil, as well as other countries in the region such as Cuba and Venezuela.  However,...

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    Occupying Schools, Occupying Land: How the Landless Workers Movement Transformed Brazilian Education

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S050, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Speaker: Rebecca Tarlau, Assistant Professor of Education and of Labor and Employment Relations, Pennsylvania State University
    Moderator: Sidney Chalhoub, Professor of History and of African and African American Studies, affiliated with Romance Languages and Literatures

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