Speakers: Steven Levitsky, David Rockefeller Professor of Latin American Studies and Professor of Government, Harvard University; David Altman, Professor of Political Science, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile; Rossana Castiglioni, Professor of Political Science, Universidad Diego Portales in Santiago, Chile
Repeats every week every Friday until Fri May 01 2020 .
1:30pm to 3:00pm
1:30pm to 3:00pm
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Conferencista: Dra. Gisela Carlos Fregoso
Gisela Carlos Fregoso es Doctora en Investigación Educativa; Maestra en Promoción y Desarrollo Cultural y Licenciada en Letras Hispánicas. Su trabajo se enfoca en el estudio del racismo en contextos de mestizaje, blanqueamiento, el antirracismo y el racismo en la educación superior. Trabajó en el proyecto “Antirracismo Latinoamericano en tiempos post-raciales” en la Universidad de Cambridge y forma parte de la Red sobre Identidades, Racismos y...
Participantes: Fernando Reimers, Profesor de la Fundación Ford de la Práctica en Educación Internacional, Director de la Iniciativa Global de Innovación Educativa y del Programa de Política Educativa Internacional de la Universidad de Harvard; Fernando Griffith, Viceministro de Culto del Ministerio de Educación y Ciencias; Marta Lafuente, Asesora de Juntos por la Educación y Ex-Ministra de...
Conferencista: Juliana Hernández, fundadora de Nosotras Ahora, una iniciativa que busca incrementar la participación de las mujeres en política
Moderadora: Valentina Montoya, Harvard SJD candidate and expert on gender and domestic work
El Coronavirus, como todas las pandemias, afecta de forma diferencial a las mujeres por varias razones: las mujeres asumen una carga desproporcionada en labores de cuidado; la violencia machista aumenta en cuarentena; más mujeres están en la economía informal; las trabajadoras domésticas son casi...
Speaker: Luz Horne, Professor of Literature at the Humanities Department at Universidad de San Andrés in Buenos Aires. DRCLAS de Fortabat Visiting Scholar 2019-2020
Moderator: Mariano Siskind, Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and of Comparative Literature
This presentation explores the connection between a contemporary global catastrophic imaginary with the one from mid-twentieth century Latin America: that of a territory impregnated with future. Paying attention to this connection will shed light on the...
Speaker: Alejandro Velasco, Associate Professor, Gallatin School of Individualized Study, New York University Moderator: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government
While the literature on urban Latin America has examined the relationship between politics and space, the particular impact of political polarization on urban space and vice versa has received scant attention. In this sense, Caracas is an exemplary case. On one hand, it is marked by long standing spatial...
Gary Urton, Dumbarton Oaks Professor of Pre-Columbian Studies
Gary Urton is Dumbarton Oaks Professor of Pre-Columbian Studies in the Department of Anthropology at Harvard. He earned his M.A. in Ancient History and his Ph.D. in Anthropology at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. His research focuses on a variety of topics in pre-Columbian and early colonial Andean cultural and intellectual history, drawing on...
Speaker: Tulia Falleti, Class of 1965 Endowed Term Professor of Political Science; Director of Latin American and Latino Studies Program; Senior Fellow Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania
Moderator: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government
Coproduction between state and civil society in the delivery of public services raises a host of questions that go from cooptation of civil society to efficiencies in the delivery of public services. Moreover, when this cooperation...
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Speaker: Amy C. Offner, Assistant Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania Moderator: Kirsten Weld, Professor of History, Harvard University
In the years after 1945, a flood of U.S. advisors swept into Latin America with dreams of building a new economic order and lifting the Third World out of poverty. These businessmen, economists, community workers, and architects went south with the gospel of the New Deal on their lips, but Latin American realities soon revealed unexpected possibilities within the New Deal itself. In...
Speaker: Catalina Smulovitz, Vicerrectora, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella Moderator: Kathryn Sikkink, Ryan Family Professor, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
How rights are protected and implemented in a federal context? The purpose of this presentation is to analyze the impact that federalism has on the way laws are defined, legal representation is supplied and resources for implementation are allocated at the local level. Analysis focus on the implementation of domestic violence laws in the Argentinian provinces...
Speaker: Salvador del Solar, former Minister of Culture (2016-2017) and former Prime Minister of Peru (2019) Moderator: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government
On the afternoon of Sept. 30, 2019, Peru's President Martin Vizcarra dissolved congress amid political controversy and broad popular support. The outcome of a long confrontation between the two branches of government has transformed the Peruvian political landscape, and the future looks uncertain. This event will feature a talk by a key actor in this process, ex Prime...
Speaker: Alan McPherson, Professor of History, Temple University
Moderator: Kirsten Weld, Professor of History, Harvard University
Historian Alan McPherson of Temple University will discuss his new book about the 1976 assassination of Chilean Orlando Letelier and U.S. citizen Ronni Moffitt, which took two decades to prosecute, transformed human rights, democracy, and counterterrorism in the United States and Chile, and helped end the Pinochet regime.
Alan McPherson is Freaney Professor of History and...
Pre-Texts, a pedagogical protocol aimed at strengthening literacy skills, innovation, and citizenship, has reached a total of 1650 people since November 2018 in Rionegro and is a valuable example of a successful community cultural interventions. Five of the participants from the Subsecretary of Family Welfare in Rionegro will speak at Harvard on November 5th to discuss their reflections on the implementation of the Pre-Texts methodology in Rionegro.
Presented in collaboration with Harvard Colombian Student Society and Cultural Agents Initiative
Speaker: Carlos Gervasoni, Associate Professor of Political Science, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella Moderator: Fernando Bizzarro, PhD student, Department of Government; Graduate Student Associate, DRCLAS