Events

    2020 Apr 10

    Respuestas Educativas al COVID-19: Retos y perspectivas para México

    2:00pm

    Location: 

    Zoom Webinar

    Favor de registrarse aquí. Después de registrarse, recibirán un email de confirmación con la información necesaria para acceder al evento online.

    Participantes: Fernando Reimers, Ford Foundation Professor of the Practice in International Education, Director of the Global Education Innovation Initiative and of The International Education Policy Program, Harvard...

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    2020 Jan 31

    MX Conference 2020

    Fri - Sat, Jan 31 to Feb 1, 12:00pm - 8:15pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Law School (Jan 31); Harvard Kennedy School (Feb 1)
    The MX Conference is a student-run initiative at Harvard University that aims to bring Mexico to the forefront of an interdisciplinary conversation. It establishes a space for the community, and everyone interested, to learn, understand, debate and contrast ideas around Mexico. It is a non profit effort to bring high quality speakers to as many students as possible, ticket... Read more about MX Conference 2020
    2019 Nov 19

    Security Matters: Evidence from Brazil, Colombia and Mexico

    12:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S216

    Speakers: Graham Denyer Willis, Senior Lecturer, University of Cambridge; Annette Idler, Visiting Scholar WCFIA, Harvard University; Director of Studies of the Changing Character of War Centre, University of Oxford

    Moderator: Diane Davis, Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism, Graduate School of Design

    Graham Denyer Willis is University Senior Lecturer in Development and Latin American Studies in the Department of Politics and International Studies at Cambridge University, and Fellow of...

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    2019 Nov 07

    Public Health Crisis at the Border: The Mexican Perspective

    12:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S020

    The Trump Administration's new ‘remain in Mexico’ policy is causing an influx of migrants waiting on the Mexican side of the border. By the time they reach the border, many migrants are traumatized, have untreated chronic diseases and are in need of medical treatment. 

    In response to this dynamic situation, The Harvard Global Health Institute, The Woodrow Wilson Center, Boston College School of Social Work, The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, and Harvard University Mexican Association of Students, will...

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    2019 Nov 01

    Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue

    Each year, the Peabody celebrates the Day of the Dead with a family event and fiesta and a temporary altar that remains on display for the month of November.

    Originating with the Aztecs, the Mexican Day of the Dead is a unique blend of Mesoamerican and Christian rituals. The holiday, which is celebrated on November 1 from 4-8pm, All Saints’ Day, is dedicated to adults;...

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    2019 Oct 23

    Curating Architecture Across the Americas: Spaces of Contact MX-US

    4:00pm to 7:30pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S030, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Speakers: 
    José Esparza Chong Cuy, Executive Director and Chief Curator, Storefront for Art and Architecture
    Ruth Estévez, Co-founder, Executive Director and Curator, LIGA and Senior Curator-at-Large, The Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University
    Julieta González, Artistic Director, Museo Jumex
    Sarah Herda, Director, Graham Foundation
    Michelle Millar Fisher, Curator, Contemporary Decorative Arts, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
    Zoë Ryan, John H. Bryan Chair and...

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    2019 Oct 09

    ERRE: A conversation with Mexican artist Marcos Ramírez

    6:30pm

    Location: 

    Senior Common Room (Standish Hall), Winthrop House

    Speaker: Marcos Ramírez (ERRE), Artist

    Moderators: Doris Sommer, Ira and Jewell Williams Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and of African and African American Studies; José Falconi, Lecturer in Fine Arts, Brandeis University

    Artist Marcos Ramírez (ERRE) in conversation with Professor Doris Sommer, Ira and Jewell Williams Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and of African and African American Studies and José Falconi (Lecturer in Fine Arts, Brandeis University)

    Marcos Ramírez...

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    2019 Oct 08

    Fall 2019 Matos Lecture: El Códice Florentino y la creación del Nuevo Mundo

    8:00pm

    Location: 

    Auditorio Jaime Torres Bodet, Museo Nacional de Antropología e Historia, Av. Paseo de la Reforma s/n, Polanco Ciudad de México

    Speaker: Diana Magaloni, Deputy Director, Los Angeles County Museum of Art

    headshot of Diana MagaloniDiana Magaloni will present El Códice Florentino y la Creación del Nuevo Mundo (The Florentine Codex and the Creation of the New World) Tuesday, October 8th, at 7 p.m. local time (8 p.m. EST) at the Jaime...

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    2019 Oct 08

    Future Of Cities: Water

    3:30pm

    Location: 

    Askwith Lecture Hall, Longfellow Hall, Harvard Graduate School of Education; 13 Appian Way Cambridge, MA

    Opening Remarks by Sarah Whiting, Dean, Harvard Graduate School of Design

    Speakers:
    Loreta Castro Reguera, Professor, UNAM Mexico; Design Director, Taller Capital, Mexico; Visiting Scholar in Landscape Architecture, Harvard Graduate School of Design
    John Fernandez, Professor, MIT; Director, MIT Environmental Solutions Initiative; Director, Urban Metabolism Group
    Jim Matheson, Founder and principal, Flybridge Ventures; Chairman and CEO, Oasys Water; Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship, Harvard Business School
    Joyce Coffee Founder...

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    2019 Sep 27

    BLIFF: La Camarista (The Chambermaid)

    Repeats every day until Sat Sep 28 2019 .
    8:05pm

    8:05pm

    Location: 

    Bright Family Screening Room at the Emerson Paramount Center

    LA CAMARISTA (THE CHAMBERMAID)
    Narrative, 102 mins, Lila Avilés, Mexico, 2018

    Eve (Gabriela Cartol) works long hours as a maid at a luxurious hotel in Mexico City. A young, single mother who travels far to get to her place of work, Eve has aspirations for the future and hopes that her diligence will get her a coveted spot as the cleaner on an executive floor. She enrolls in the hotel's adult education program in her quest for a better life but quickly discovers that it's not necessarily the most hard-working who get noticed for advancement. Q&A with producer
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    2019 Sep 27

    BLIFF: Caballerango (Horse Wrangler)

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Bright Family Screening Room at the Emerson Paramount Center

    Caballerango (Horse Wrangler)
    Documentary, 61 mins, Juan Pablo González, Mexico, 2018
    A family reflects on a young man’s disappearance in a Mexican village under the watchful eyes of the horse who saw him last.
    • Official Selection, 2018 International Documentary Festival Amsterdam (IDFA)
    • Official Selection, 2019 True/False Film Festival
    • Official Selection, 2019 Ambulante
    • Official Selection, 2019 Festival Internacional de Guadalajara (FICG)
    • Official Selection, 2019 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

    Trailer: https://youtu.be/2Yl2sJEzkyc...

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    2019 Sep 09

    The Confessional Community: Narratives of Violence and Survival in Mexico City’s Anexos

    4:00pm

    Location: 

    Tozzer 203

    Speaker: Angela Garcia, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Stanford University
    Moderator: Ieva Jusionyte, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Social Studies

    Anthropology Series

    In the past decade, drug treatment centers called anexos (annexes) have proliferated throughout Mexico...

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    2019 May 03

    Frontiers of Clientelism: Linking the Micro and the Macro

    9:00am to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S030, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Panels will discuss: Clientelism, Linkages and Party Organization, Political Competition, Linkage Strategies, Political Economy

    Please note: this event is by invitation only. Please contact Horacio Larreguy (hlarreguy@fas.harvard.edu) if interested.

    Presented in collaboration with the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs

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    2019 Apr 23

    The political origins of Mexico’s corruption

    12:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Speaker: Viridiana Rios, Ph.D. in Government, Harvard University

    Moderator: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University

    In contexts where corruption is widespread, why do some incumbents choose to not be corrupt? My research argues that party loyalty is a major influence to reduce corruption and test this argument using fine-grained data of 12 billion dollars audited to 3,601 local incumbents over a period of 16 years. Contributing to an unsettled and vibrant...

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