Events

    2021 Dec 08

    Mexico Seminar: The Local and the Territorial in Mexican National Politics

    6:00pm to 7:15pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speakers: Sergio Aguayo, Professor of International Studies, El Colegio de México; Visiting Scholar, T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University; María Marván, Researcher and Academic Secretary, Institute for Juridical Research, National Autonomous University of Mexico
    Moderated by: Diane Davis...

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    2021 Dec 07

    ReVista Launch: Transportation

    1:00pm to 2:15pm


    This event is virtual and will be held in both Spanish and English with simultaneous interpretation. To register, click here.

    How to get from here to there? What does it mean to have sustainable transportation serving all in Latin America’s cities and countryside? Practitioners and academics look at the challenges in the launch of the Fall issue of ReVista, the Harvard Review of Latin America, which...

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    2021 Dec 03

    Summer Programs & Funding Fair for Harvard College

    2:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

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    Register to Attend: Harvard Undergraduates may login to Crimson Careers account, navigate to Events > click "More Filters" > select "Virtual Career Fairs" > click "Apply". Then click into the specific career fair and select "Attend".

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    2021 Dec 03

    ALARI Seminar Series with Luis Gilberto Murillo: Environmental and Climate Policy: Differential approach for Afro-descendant People in the Americas

    12:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speaker: Luis Gilberto Murillo, ESI´s MLK fellow, and former Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development of Colombia
    Moderated by: Alejandro de la Fuente, Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin American History and Economics; Professor of African and African American Studies and of...

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    2021 Dec 02

    Harvard-UAI Collaborative Research Grant Series Presents: Flowering in desert shrublands: dynamic plant responses to climate in Chile

    3:30pm


    This event is virtual, and will have simultaneous English and Spanish interpretations. To register click here.

    Speakers: Charles C. Davis, Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Curator of Vascular Plants in the Harvard University Herbaria; Karin Maldonado, Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Liberal Arts, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez; ...

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    2021 Dec 01

    Globalizing Patient Capital: The Political Economy of Chinese Finance in the Americas

    4:00pm to 5:30pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speaker: Stephen Kaplan, Associate Professor of Political Science and Economic Affairs, George Washington University

    This book explores how China’s state-led capitalism affects national level governance. China, as the world’s largest saver, has more than doubled its overseas banking presence since the 2008 global financial crisis...

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    2021 Nov 24

    Conferencia Regional de Educación para el Siglo XXII - COEDU22

    7:00am

    7:00 am ET / 9:00 am Chile

    This event is virtual and will be held in Spanish. To register, click here.

    Speakers: Richard Weissbourd, Profesor de Educación, Director de la Facultad de Desarrollo Humano y Psicología de la Universidad de Harvard; Sergio Herskovits, Abogado y Educador; Joaquín Walker Martínez, Director Ejecutivo de Elige Educar; Peter Higgins, Profesor Educación Mediambiente...

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    2021 Nov 19

    Book Presentation: Ediciones El Puente and the Gaps of the Cuban Literary Canon - Post-revolutionary cultural dynamics

    12:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Author: María Isabel Alfonso, Professor of Spanish and Chair of the Department of Modern Languages at St. Joseph’s College 
    Discussant: César A. Salgado, Associate Professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese and Graduate Adviser in the Program in Comparative Literature at the University...

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    2021 Nov 17

    Mexico Seminar: Beyond Covid Vaccines: Mexican Rural Health and Past Vaccination Campaigns

    6:00pm to 7:30pm


    This event is virtual and will be translated into both English and Spanish. To register, click here.

    Speakers: Claudia Agostoni, Researcher, Institute for Historical Research, National Autonomous University of Mexico; Ana María Carrillo, Professor, School of Medicine, National Autonomous University of Mexico; Paola Sesia, Professor, Centro de...

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    2021 Nov 17

    The Gendered Division of Governing Labor: How Activism Thrives in Rio de Janeiro’s Gang Territories

    12:00pm to 1:15pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speaker: Anjuli Fahlberg, Assistant Professor, Tufts University
    Moderated by: Yanilda Gonzalez, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Harvard University

    Across Latin America, the rise of armed drug trafficking organizations and militarized policing in poor neighborhoods has created...

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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.

    Of the more than 5.6 million Venezuelans who have left Venezuela since 2017, more than 70 percent have migrated to Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. Despite their stated intention to remain in the countries that received them, they often lack regular migration status, and they have suffered from unemployment or employment discrimination and restricted access to health...

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    2021 Nov 11

    Arts and Humanities Workshop | Perder su mundo y perder el mundo: la poesía y la crisis migratoria venezolana

    5:00pm to 7:00pm


    This event is virtual and will be held in Spanish.  To register, click here.

    Speakers: Gustavo Guerrero, Professor of Contemporary Latin American Literature and Culture, CY Cergy Paris Université; Adalber Salas Hernández, Poet, Essayist, and Translator; Santiago Acosta, Scholar and Poet; Natasha Tiniacos...

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    2021 Nov 10

    CAUSA Reunion Series presents: A Conversation with the Co-Founders

    5:30pm


    This event is virtual, to RSVP click here.

    Speakers: Carlos Zumpano, Manager/Partner as Zumpano Castro; Cesar Conde, Chairman of NBCUniversal News Group

    Featuring Carlos Zumpano (Manager/Partner as Zumpano Castro) and Cesar Conde (Chairman of NBCUniversal News Group), the two Harvard alums who co-founded the Cuban-American Undergraduate Student Association at Harvard 27 years ago. Please join us for...

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    2021 Nov 10

    Are the Military a Threat to Brazilian Democracy Today?

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    For a recording of this event, please click here.

    Speakers: Maud Chirio, Associate Professor of History, Université Gustave Eiffel; João Roberto Martins Filho, Full Professor, Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar); and Natalia Viana, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Agência Pública; Nieman Fellow ´22
    Moderated by: Sidney Chalhoub, Professor of History and of African and African American Studies...

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    2021 Nov 10
    2021 Nov 09

    The Volatility Curse

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    For a recording of this event, please click here.

    When does economic voting function as a mechanism of democratic accountability, and when does it fail to do so? In their new book, The Volatility Curse, Campello and Zucco show that in Latin American countries that are dependent on commodity exports and inflows of foreign capital, governments may lose popular support and be punished by voters for economic outcomes that are beyond their...

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