Events

    2021 Nov 30

    Chile Presidential Elections

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    This event is part of a virtual series. To register, click here.

    Speakers: Juan Pablo Luna, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile; Kathya Araujo, Universidad de Santiago de Chile; Peter Siavelis, Wake Forest University
    Moderated by: Steven Levitsky, Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies; Professor of Government, Harvard University

    Kathya Araujo...

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    2021 Nov 16

    Impact of Venezuela Migration on Latin America

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    This event is part of a virtual series. To register, click here.

    Speakers: Ronal Rodriguez, Professor of Political Science and Government, Universidad del Rosario; Feline Freier, Associate Professor of Political Science, Universidad del Pacifico; João Carlos Jarochinski Silva, Professor in Society and Borders Program, Federal University of Roraima
    Moderated by: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann...

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    2021 Nov 09

    The Volatility Curse

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    This event is part of a virtual series. To register, click here.

    Speakers: Daniela Campello, Professor at FGV/EBAPE in Rio de Janeiro; Cesar Zucco, Professor at FGV/EBAPE in Rio de Janeiro
    Discussant: Robert Kaufman, Distinguished Professor of Political Science, Rutgers University
    Moderated by: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government, Harvard University

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    2021 Nov 02

    Protest and Repression in Latin America

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    This event is part of a virtual series. To register, click here.

    Speakers: Loreto Cox, Associate Professor of Government, Potificia Universidad Catolica de Chile; Ximena Velasco-Guachalla, Assistant Professor of Government, University of Essex; Juan Albarracín, Assistant Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies in Political Studies, Universidad Icesi in Cali
    Discussant: Yanilda Gonzalez, Assistant...

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    2021 Oct 26

    Technocracy vs Politics

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    This event is part of a virtual series. To register, click here.

    Speakers: Miguel Angel Centeno, Professor of Sociology and Vice-Dean of the Scholl of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University; Eduardo Dargent, Associate Professor, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Peru; Matthew Rhodes-Purdy, Assistant Professor, Clemson University; Katherine Bersch, Assistant Professor of Political Science,...

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    2021 Oct 19

    Populism and the Courts in Latin America

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    This event is part of a virtual series. To register, click here.

    Speakers: Julio Rios Figueroa, Associate Professor of Law, ITAM; Diego Werneck Arguelhes, Professor of Law, Getulio Vargas Foundation Law School; Lilliam Arrieta, Senior Researcher of Legal Studies, FUSADES
    Discussant: Gretchen Helmke, Professor of Political Science, University of Rochester
    Moderated by: Steven Levitsky,...

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    2021 Oct 12

    Abortion Politics

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    This event is part of a virtual series. To register, click here.

    Speakers: Jocelyn Viterna, Professor of Sociology and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Harvard University; Camilla Reuterswärd, Research Fellow, University of Sussex; Cora Fernandez Anderson, Assistant Professor of Politics, Mount Holyoke College
    Discussant: Mala Htun, Professor of Political Science, University of New Mexico
    Moderated...

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    2021 Oct 05

    The Geography of State Power: Political Antagonism and Partisan Statebuilding in Colombia and Mexico

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    This event is part of a virtual series. To register, click here.

    Speaker: Mariano Sanchez Talanquer, The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies; CIDE
    Discussant: Sebastian Mazzucca, Assistant Professor of Political Science, John Hopkins University
    Moderated by: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government, Harvard University

    Mariano Sánchez-Talanquer is...

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    2021 Sep 28

    Mexico's Mid-term Elections & New Balances of Power

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    This event is part of a virtual series. To register, click here.

    Speakers: Denisse Dresser, Political analyst and columnist; Professor of Political Science, ITAM; Lorena Becerra, Political Analyst, Head of Public Opinion Research at Reforma; Amalia Pulido Gomez, Professor of Political Science, CIDE; Gustavo Flores Macias, Associate Vice Provost for International Affairs and Associate Professor, Cornell...

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    2021 Apr 27

    Reforming Chile’s Constitution: The Debate over Social and Ethnic Rights

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    This event is part of a virtual series. It will be held in English with simultaneous Spanish interpretation. To view the recording, click here

    Speakers: Veronica Figueroa Huencho, Associate Professor at the Institute of Public Affairs, University of Chile; Daniel Brinks, Professor of Government and of Law, UT Texas at Austin; Rossana Castiglioni, Professor of Political Science, Universidad...

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    2021 Apr 20

    Votes, Drugs, and Violence: The Political Logic of Criminal Wars in Mexico

    12:00pm to 1:20pm

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    Speakers: Sandra Ley, Assistant Professor of Political Studies, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE); Guillermo Trejo, Professor of Political Science, University of Notre Dame
    Discussant: Kaitlyn Chriswell, PhD Candidate in Government, Harvard University
    Moderated by: Alisha Holland, Associate Professor of Government...

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    2021 Apr 13

    Peru’s Presidential Election: A Path Out of Crisis, or More of the Same?

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    This event is part of a virtual series. It will be held in Spanish with simultaneous English translation. To view the recording, click here

    Speakers: Marisa Glave, Peruvian Sociologist and Politician, Member of Congress (2016-2019); Maria Antonieta Alva, Peruvian Former Minister of Economy and Finance (...

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    2021 Apr 06

    Race and Politics in 21st Century Latin America

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    This event is part of a virtual series. To view the recording, click here

    Speakers: Marcus Johnson, Assistant Professor of Political Science, CUNY Baruch College; Natalia Salgado Bueno, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Emory University; David de Micheli, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Ethnic Studies, University of Utah
    Discussant: Danilo Contreras,...

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    2021 Mar 23

    Mexico Under AMLO

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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    Speakers: Mariano Sanchez Talanquer, Professor of Politics, Harvard Academy (2021),  El Colegio de México; Andreas Schedler, Professor of Political Science, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE); Viridiana Rios, Mexican scholar and analyst; Kenneth Greene, Associate Professor of Government, UT College of Liberal Arts
    Moderated by: Steven Levitsky, Director,...

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    2021 Mar 09

    Challenges to Social Welfare Provision During and After COVID-19

    12:00pm to 1:20pm

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    Speakers:  Jennifer Pribble, Associate Professor of Political Science and International Studies, University of Richmond; Merike Blofield, Director GIGA Institute for Latin American Studies & Professor of Political Science, University of Hamburg; Marcela Meléndez, UNDP Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean
    Moderated by: ...

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    2021 Mar 02

    The Return of the Military?

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    For a recording of this event, click here.

    Speakers: Wendy Hunter, Professor of Government, UT-Austin; Diego Vega, PhD Candidate in Government, UT-Austin; John Polga-Hecimovich, Assistant Professor of Comparative Politics, U.S. Naval Academy; Kristina Mani, Associate Professor of Politics, Oberlin College and Conservatory; David Pion-Berlin, Professor of Political Science, University...

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    2021 Feb 23

    Latin America’s Energy Transition: Wind and Solar Power in Brazil

    12:00pm to 1:20pm

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    Speaker: Kathryn Hochstetler, Professor of International Development, London School of Economics
    Discussants: Alicia Cooperman, Assistant Professor in Political Science, Texas A&M University; Eduardo Viola, Professor of International Relations, University of Brasilia
    Moderated by: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann...

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    2021 Feb 16

    Is Colombia’s Peace Over? Challenges and Progress in Implementing the Peace Accords

    12:00pm to 1:20pm

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    Speakers: Juanita Goebertus, Colombian Congresswoman and Former Member of the Government Peace Delegation with the FARC; Juana Garcia Duque, Associate Professor at the Business School, Universidad de los Andes; Sandra Botero, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Government, and International Relations, Universidad del Rosario; Mauricio Velásquez, Professor of...

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