Events

    2020 Dec 01

    Right Wing Populism in Latin America

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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

    Speakers: Kenneth Roberts, Binenkorb Director of the Latin American Studies Program and Richard J. Schwartz Professor of Government, Cornell University; Cristobal Rovira, Professor of Political Science, Universidad Diego Portales in Chile; Amy Erica Smith, Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean's Professor and...

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    2020 Nov 17

    Federalism and COVID Responses

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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

    Speaker: Agustina Giraudy, Associate Professor of Political Science, American University
    Discussant: Kent Eaton, Professor of Politics, University of California, Santa Cruz
    Moderated by: Alisha Holland, Associate Professor of Government, Harvard University...

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    2020 Nov 10

    The Uneven Racial and Ethnic Impacts of COVID in Latin America

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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

    Speakers: Veronica Figueroa, Profesora Asociada del Instituto de Asuntos Públicos, Universidad de Chile; Alberto Diaz-Cayeros, Senior Fellow at the Center for Democracy Development and Rule of Law, Stanford University; Marcia Castro, Andelot Professor of Demography; Chair, Department of Global Health and...

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    2020 Oct 13

    The Criminalization of Corruption in Latin America: Causes and Consequences of Lava Jato

    12:00pm to 1:20pm

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

    Speakers: Ezequiel González Ocantos, Associate Professor in the Qualitative Study of Comparative Political Institutions, University of Oxford; Paula Muñoz, Profesora del Departamento Académico de Ciencias Sociales y Políticas, Universidad del Pacifico en Perú
    Discussant: Alisha Holland,...

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    2020 Oct 07

    Amazon 4.0 – Defining a Third Way for the Amazon

    4:00pm to 5:00pm


    This event is virtual, to join click here.

    Speaker: Carlos Nobre, Senior Researcher, Institute for Advanced Studies, University of São Paulo; Senior Fellow, World Resources Institute
    Discussant: Vinicius Furuie, Environmental Fellow, Harvard University Center on the Environment
    Moderated by: Bruno Carvalho, Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures; Co-...

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    2020 Oct 06

    Democracy on the Line in Brazil

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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

    Speakers: Fernando Limongi, Professor of Political Science, University of Sao Paulo; Nara Pavao, Assistant Professor in Political Science, Federal University of Pernambuco; Marta Arretche, Professor of Political Science, University of Sao Paulo
    Moderated by: Fernando Bizzarro, PhD...

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    2020 Oct 05

    ReVista Launch: The Future of the Amazon, Lessons From the Past

    4:00pm to 5:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speakers: Felipe Milanez, Associate Professor at the Institute for Humanities, Arts and Sciences, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil; Bret Gustafson, Professor, Washington University in Saint Louis; Isabelle Foster, Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, Paraguay; Douglas Southgate, Professor Emeritus, Ohio State University; Patricia Vieira,...

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    2020 Oct 01

    In-House Open House

    6:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Join us as we welcome our new faculty director, Steven Levitsky!

    Professor Levitsky will be joined by Marcia Castro, co-chair of the Brazil Studies Program and Alejandro de la Fuente, chair of the Cuba Studies Program to discuss ongoing and upcoming initiatives in three priority areas for 2020-21: challenges to democracy, the impact...

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    2020 Oct 01

    The Politics of Institutional Weakness in Latin America

    4:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here

    Speakers: Mala Htun, University of New Mexico; Eduardo Darget, Pontifica Universidad Catolica del Peru; Alisha Holland, Harvard University; Daniel Brinks, University of Texas-Austin; Steven Levitsky, Harvard University; Maria Victoria Murillo, Columbia University
    Moderated by: Javier Auyero, University of Texas-Austin

    Observers often take institutional weakness as an exogenous feature...

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    2020 Sep 29

    How COVID has Changed Latin American Economics

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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

    Speakers: Andres Velasco, Dean of the School of Public Policy, London School of Economics and Political Science; former Finance Minister of Chile; Ana Maria Ibanez, Professor of Economics, Universidad de los Andes; Economics Principal Advisor for the Interamerican Development Bank; Daniela Campello,...

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    2020 Sep 22

    Populist Coalitions in Latin America

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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

    Speaker: Rodrigo Barrenechea, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University
    Discussants: Thea Riofrancos, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Providence College; Aaron Watanabe, PhD Candidate in Government, Harvard University
    ...

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    2020 Jun 25

    Qual o futuro das favelas?

    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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    2020 Jun 24

    Liberdade de Expressão e Democracia

    10:00am to 11:30am

    10am EDT/ 11am BRT

    This event is virtual and will be in Portuguese. To register, please click here.

    Speakers:  Roberto Freire, Presidente do Cidadania; Gleisi Hoffman, Presidente do Partido dos Trabalhadores (PT); Bruno Araújo, Presidente do Partido da Social Democracia Brasileira (PSDB); Marcos Pereira, Presidente do Republicanos; Carlos Lupi,...

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    2020 May 22

    Lynchings in Brazil: Race, Social Control and Justice (1850-1930)

    12:00pm to 1:15pm

    This event is virtual. To register, please click here

    Speaker: Ricardo Pirola, Professor, UNICAMP, Brazil; Visiting Fellow, ALARI

    Ricardo Pirola is professor of Brazilian History at UNICAMP – Brazil. He is author of Escravos e rebeldes no tribunais do Império (2015 – Winner of National Archive Prize - Brazil) and Senzala Insurgente (...

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    2020 May 14

    Relações Internacionais do Brasil em Tempos de Coronavirus

    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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    2020 May 13

    História e Pandemias no Brasil

    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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    2020 May 12

    The Impact of COVID-19 on Higher Education: The challenges of going online

    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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