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 Dec 06

    Is Fake News Destroying Democracy in Latin America?

    12:00pm to 1:20pm

    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speakers: Cristina Velez, Director of Linterna Verde, Colombia; Felipe Nunes, Director of Quaest and Professor of Political Science, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais; Jane Esberg, Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania
    Moderated by: Alisha Holland, Associate Professor of Government Department, Harvard University

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    2022 Dec 02

    Harvard Film Archive Film Screening: EAMI

    7:00pm to 9:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street

    Speaker: Paz Encina, Filmmaker and 2022-23 Radcliffe/Film Study Center Fellow

    AEMI is Directed by Paz Encina | Paraguay/Argentina/Mexico/Germany/Netherlands/France/US, 2022, DCP, color, 75 min. Ayoreo, Guaraní and Spanish with English subtitles.

    Encina’s latest film EAMI is a moving and sensitive portrait of the indigenous Ayoreo Totobiegosode people, among the last tribes living in isolation in the Amazon but now threatened by rampant and illegal deforestation of their ancestral lands. Encina will be joined in conversation with AFVS Visiting...

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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 Nov 16

    RFK Visiting Professor in Latin American Studies Lecture - Blacks in Nation Making: Brazil and Cuba c. 1790-1870

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    S-050, CGIS South

    To register for this event, click here.

    Speaker: Ronald Raminelli, Robert F. Kennedy Visiting Professor, DRCLAS & RLL
    Moderated by: Sidney Chalhoub, David and Peggy Rockefeller Professor of History and of African and African American Studies; Faculty Affiliate, Department of Romance Languages...

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    2022 Nov 15

    After Clientelism: How the Breakdown of Political Representation Led to a Crisis of Democracy in Brazil and Beyond

    12:00pm to 1:20pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S216

    This event will be hybrid. To register for virtual, click here; to register for in-person, click here.

    Speaker: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government, Harvard University
    Moderated by: Steve Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard...

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    2022 Nov 08

    Civil Society is Not an Unalloyed Good: The Organizational Foundations of Bolsonarismo

    12:00pm to 1:20pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S216

    This event will be hybrid. To register for virtual, click here; to register for in-person, click here.

    Speaker: Liz McKenna, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
    Moderated by: Steve Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director of the David...

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    2022 Nov 01

    Was Decentralization a Mistake in Latin America? Reflections After Thirty Years

    12:00pm to 1:30pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speakers: Tulia Faletti, Class of 1965 Endowed Term Professor of Political Science, Director of the Latin American and Latinx Studies Program, and Senior Fellow of the Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania; Kent Eaton, Professor of Politics, University of California Santa Cruz; Paula Munoz, Associate Professor of Social and Political...

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    2022 Oct 27

    RFK Visiting Professor in Latin American Studies Lecture "Explaining Public-Sector Union Mobilization: A Mixed-Methods Approach with Evidence from Argentina"

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Taubman Building, Alison Dining Room, Harvard Kennedy School. Entrance through 15 Eliot St, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Must present Harvard ID. 

     

    Speaker: Sebastián Etchemendy, Associate Professor and researcher at the Torcuato Di Tella University, Department of Political Science and International Studies, Argentina; Senior Researcher at the National Scientific Council (CONICET); Robert F. Kennedy Visiting Professor for Latin American Studies at Harvard University
    Moderated by: Kathryn Sikkink, Ryan Family Professor of Human Rights Policy at Harvard Kennedy School

    Public-sector unions are the hegemonic contemporary...

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    2022 Oct 21

    Abortion Rights and Reproductive Justice in Latin America: Recent Landmark Decisions from Mexico and Colombia

    11:00am

    Location: 

    Wasserstein Hall, 1585 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138

    This event is open for both in-person and virtual attendance. In-person attendance is open to the Harvard Community. Register now to ensure you receive event location and updates. To register for this event, click here.

    NOTE: Access to Harvard buildings it restricted to Harvard ID holders. If you are unable to attend in-person,...

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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 14

    Argentine Tango Masterclass with Javier Rodriguez & Moira Castellano

    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    TBD

    Featuring: Javier Rodriguez and Moira Castellano, world-famous tango dancers from Buenos Aires
    Moderated by: Thomas Patrick Wisniewski, Lecturer on Comparative Literature, Harvard University

    Javier Rodriguez and Moira Castellano will give a masterclass on Argentine Tango. This event event will be followed by a live performance on October 15 ( Lehman Hall, 10:30pm).

    Moira Castellano has participated in festivals in the US, Asia and Europe. She co-created and for five years co-directed...

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    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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