Events

    2023 Mar 08

    Film Screening: "Out of Breath" & Interview with Director, Helena Lemos Petta

    5:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South

    To register for this event, click here.

    Speaker: Helena Lemos Petta, Lemann Visiting Scholar, DRCLAS
    Moderated by: Marcia Castro, Andelot Professor of Demography; Chair of the Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Chair,...

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    2022 Nov 16

    AprendoEnCasa - Session 3: Driving Motivation and Interest for Everyone to Learn

    5:00pm to 6:30pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speaker: Katherine Merseth, Professor and expert in critical learning, Harvard University

    AprendoEnCasa.org invites you to a new series of workshops led by Harvard Professor Katherine Merseth in collaboration with leading educational organizations in Latin America.

    During the sessions, you will learn the keys to...

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    2022 Oct 19

    AprendoEnCasa - Session 2: Essential Strategies to Innovate in Language and Mathematics

    5:00pm to 6:30pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speaker: Katherine Merseth, Professor and expert in critical learning, Harvard University

    AprendoEnCasa.org invites you to a new series of workshops led by Harvard Professor Katherine Merseth in collaboration with leading educational organizations in Latin America.

    During the sessions, you will learn the keys to...

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    2022 Oct 04
    2022 Sep 28

    AprendoEnCasa - Session 1: Empowering the Instructional Core to Transform Learning

    5:00pm to 6:30pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speaker: Katherine Merseth, Professor and expert in critical learning, Harvard University

    AprendoEnCasa.org invites you to a new series of workshops led by Harvard Professor Katherine Merseth in collaboration with leading educational organizations in Latin America.

    During the sessions, you will learn the keys to...

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    2022 Jul 13

    How does the proposal of Chile´s new Constitution look? / ¿Cómo se ve la propuesta de la nueva Constitución en Chile?

    9:30am

    9:30 Hora de Chile

    This event is part of the Academic Forum for the New Constitution in Chile. It will be held in English and Spanish with simultaneous translation. To register, click here.

    Introduction: Steven Levitsky, Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies; Professor of...

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    2022 Mar 03

    Brazil's Handling of the Pandemic: A Conversation with Senator Randolfe Rodrigues on the Covid-19 Congressional Inquiry

    2:30pm to 4:00pm


    For a recording of this event, click here.

    Speaker: Randolfe Rodrigues, Senator for Amapá, Brazil; Vice President, COVID-19 Parliamentary Commission of Inquiry (CPI)
    Interviewers: Thiago Amparo, Professor, Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV); Malu Gaspar, Columnist, O Globo; Miguel Lago, Executive Director, Institute for Health Policy Studies (IEPS- Instituto de Estudos para Políticas de Saúde); ...

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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 17

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

    6:00pm to 7:30pm


    For a recording of this event, please 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 Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social, Pacífico Sur
    Moderated by: Gabriela Soto Laveaga,...

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    2021 Oct 21

    Global Citizenship: Learning to change the world

    3:00pm

    4:00pm Chile Time
    This event is virtual and will be held in Spanish with simultaneous English translation. To register, click here.

    The 5th #AprendoEnCasa Learning Lab International Conference

    The #AprendoEnCasa Learning Lab is a space for conferences and workshops guided by renowned professors from Harvard University and leading regional experts, providing tools to inspire, share...

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    2021 Oct 08

    Disruptions of Dignity: COVID-19 and the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Latin America

    12:30pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Introduction: Alicia Ely Yamin, Senior Fellow in Global Health and Rights, The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School; Senior Advisor on Human Rights, Partners in Health
    Speakers: José Alfredo...

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    2021 Oct 05

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

    9:00am to 10:15am


    For a recording of this event, please click here.

    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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    2021 Sep 23

    Social-emotional and Holistic Education as a Means to Transform Learning

    2:00pm

    3:00 pm Chile Time
    This event is virtual and will be held in Spanish with simultaneous English translation. To register, click here.

    The 4th #AprendoEnCasa Learning Lab International Conference

    The #AprendoenCasa Learning Laboratory is a space for conferences and workshops guided by leading professors from Harvard University and experts from the region, with tools to inspire,...

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    2021 Sep 14

    Prospects for Post-COVID Economic Recovery in Latin America

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    For a recording of this event, please click here.

    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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    2021 Sep 09

    COVID-19 Vaccine development and deployment: The Cuban case

    1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Speaker: Dr. Vicente Vérez Bencomo, Director of the Finlay Institute of Vaccines
    Moderated by: Marcia Castro, Chair, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

    Dr. Vicente Verez Bencomo is a scientist with a nationally and internationally recognized trajectory. He is a Chemical Engineer from the “Lomonosov” Institute in Moscow, State Doctor from the University of Orleans (France, 1983), Doctor Honoris causa from the Canadian University of Quebec in Montreal and Member of...

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