Events

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

    Tue Oct 5, 9:00am to 10:15am


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    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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    Prospects for Post-COVID Economic Recovery in Latin America

    Tue Sep 14, 12:00pm to 1:20pm


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    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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    The Pandemic is Not Only a Viral Event

    Repeats every day until Tue Jul 27 2021 .
    Mon Jul 26, 8:00am to 4:00pm

    Tue Jul 27, 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?

    Thu Jun 25, 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

    Thu May 14, 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

    Wed May 13, 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

    Tue May 12, 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

    Thu May 7, 4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Zoom Webinar

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    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

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

    Wed Apr 22, 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

    Tue Apr 14, 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?

    Tue Apr 14, 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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    Transparência e resposta à COVID-19 no Brasil

    Wed Apr 8, 6:00pm to 7:15pm

    Location: 

    Zoom Webinar

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    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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