Events

    2022 Oct 12

    Brazilian Democracy Under Attack: 1964 and 2022

    12:00pm to 1:30pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speakers: James Green, Carlos Manuel de Cespedes Professor of Modern Latin American History and Portuguese and Brazilian Studies; Director of the Brazil Initiative, Brown University; Rodrigo Patto Sá Motta, Full Professor of Brazilian History, Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG); Ana Flávia Magalhães Pinto...

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    2022 Oct 11

    Arts and Humanities Workshop | Breve historia del antipopulismo: A conversation with Ernesto Semán

    5:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S216

    To register for this event, please click here.

    Speaker: Ernesto Semán, Associate Professor of Latin American History, University of Bergen
    Moderated by: Mariano Siskind, Professor, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University

    Now in its third edition, “Breve historia del antipopulismo” (Buenos Aires, Siglo XXI Editores) is the first study of the vast power of antipopulism movements...

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    2022 Oct 05

    Book Launch: Constructing Latin America. Architecture, Politics, and Race at the Museum of Modern Art

    5:30pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S216

    To register for this event, click here.

    Speaker: Patricio del Real, Associate Professor of History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University
    Moderated by: José Lira, Professor of Architecture, Universidade de São Paulo and Visiting Professor 2022-23, Princeton University

    Professor del Real...

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    2022 Sep 20

    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 Sep 20

    Discussion Panel El Pasado Mío / My Own Past: Afrodescendant Contributions to Cuban Art

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art, Harvard University

    Speakers: Gertrudis Rivalta; Juana Valdes; Elio Rodríguez; Alberto Lescay, Cuban artists
    Moderated by: Alejandro de la Fuente, Director, Afro-Latin American Research Institute; Chair Cuba Studies Program, Harvard University; Bárbaro Martínez-Ruiz, Tanner-Opperman Chair in Honor of Roy Sieber, Indiana University

    Conversation with some of the Cuban artists featured on the exhibition El Pasado Mío / My Own Past: Afrodescendant Contributions to Cuban Art at The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of...

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    2022 Sep 16

    El Pasado Mío / My Own Past: Afrodescendant Contributions to Cuban Art

    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art, Harvard University

    Inauguration of exhibition El Pasado Mío / My Own Past: Afrodescendant Contributions to Cuban Art

    This exhibition proposes a new approach to Cuban art through a historical reconstruction built from and through the production of artists of African heritage. The exhibition provides a critical framework for deconstructing dominant narratives about Cuban art and tells stories that have been left out of Cuban art the canon. The exhibition incorporates key examples of art and artists who are taking on colonial history, identity, and slavery in their work...

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    2022 Sep 07

    200 Years of Brazilian Independence: Faculty Panel & Community Networking

    5:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Tsai Auditorium, GSD Back Yard

    To register for this event, click here

    Speakers: Bruno Carvalho, Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and African and African American Studies; Co-Director, Harvard Mellon Urban Initiative (TBC); Sidney Chalhoub, David and Peggy Rockefeller Professor...

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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 Jun 09

    Historias compartidas en el norte del Perú: tres espacios vistos a través de tres disciplinas

    9:00am to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Tozzer Building, Room 203, Harvard University

    This event is hybrid, to join click here. (Password: 758456)

    La historia precolombina del Perú se (re)construye día a día gracias al trabajo de investigadores peruanos y extranjeros apelando a varias disciplinas científicas. Cada año, descubrimientos singulares permiten concebir con más claridad la complejidad y la riqueza de los desarrollos culturales de un pasado a veces no tan remoto...

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    2022 May 10

    Arts and Humanities Workshop Series: "Desplazamiento, viaje y literatura: estructuras de significación y dislocación" (Parte 2)

    5:00pm to 7:00pm


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

    Speakers: Leila Gómez, Director of the Latin American Center and Associate Professor of Women and Gender Studies, CU Boulder; Martín Bergel, Professor of Latin American Contemporary History, Universidad de San Martín (Buenos Aires); Irene Depetris Chauvin...

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    2022 May 03

    Insuring Against Democracy: The Political Economy of Premodern Elites’ Asset Portfolio Diversification

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    For a recording of this event, click here.

    Speaker: Victoria Paniagua, Assistant Professor in International Political Economy, London School of Economics
    Moderated by: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies

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    2022 Apr 26

    Colombian Elections

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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    Speaker: Silvia Otero, Assistant professor of International, Political, and Urban Studies, Universidad del Rosario;  Monica Pachón, Associate Professor in the Design Department, Universidad de los Andes;  Juan Pablo Milanese, Chair of the Political Science Department, ICESI
    Moderated by: Alisha Holland, Associate Professor of Government...

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