Events

    Popular Participation and the Making of Brazil's 1988 Constitution

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    This event is virtual. To view the recording, click here

    Speaker: Dan McDonald, Postdoctoral Fellow, Mahindra Humanities Center, Harvard University; Harvard Mellon Urban Initiative Research Fellow
    Discussant: Victoria Langland, Associate Professor, University of Michigan
    Moderator: Sidney Chalhoub, Professor of History and of African and African American Studies,...

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    Race and Politics in 21st Century Latin America

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    This event is part of a virtual series. To view the recording, click here

    Speakers: Marcus Johnson, Assistant Professor of Political Science, CUNY Baruch College; Natalia Salgado Bueno, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Emory University; David de Micheli, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Ethnic Studies, University of Utah
    Discussant: Danilo Contreras,...

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    Race, Representation, and Agassiz’s Brazilian Fantasy

    4:00pm to 5:30pm


    This event is virtual and will be held in Portuguese with simultaneous English translation. To register, click here.

    Speakers: Sandra Benites (Guaraní Ñandeva), Adjunct Curator of Brazilian Art, Museum of Art of São Paulo; Anita Ekman, Visual and Performance Artist; Christoph Irmscher, Director, Wells Scholars Program, Provost Professor, Department of English, Indiana University;...

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    Machine [Gun] Politics: Why Politicians Cooperate with Criminal Groups

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

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    Speaker: Jessie Bullock, PhD Candidate in Government, Harvard University
    Discussants: Ignacio Cano, Professor of Sociology, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro; Ben Lessing, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago
    Moderator: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government, Harvard...

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    Innovation in Emerging Markets Asia and Latam

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

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    Speakers: Lourdes Casanova Senior Lecturer and Emerging Markets Institute Gail and Rob Cañizares Director, S.C. Johnson School of Management, Cornell University and Editor of the book From Copycat to Leaders: Innovation from Emerging Markets; Veneta Andonova Dean of Universidad de los Andes School of Management; Moacir Oliveira, Full Professor and Head of the...

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    The Right to Your Duties: Interpersonal Responsibilities in Riverside Amazonia

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

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    Speaker: Vinicius Furuie, Environmental Fellow, Harvard University Center for the Environment
    Discussants: Mauro Almeida, Professor of Anthropology, UNICAMP; Natalie Unterstell, Director, Talanoa Think Tank
    Moderator: Bruno Carvalho, Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and African and African American...

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    The Return of the Military?

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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    Speakers: Wendy Hunter, Professor of Government, UT-Austin; Diego Vega, PhD Candidate in Government, UT-Austin; John Polga-Hecimovich, Assistant Professor of Comparative Politics, U.S. Naval Academy; Kristina Mani, Associate Professor of Politics, Oberlin College and Conservatory; David Pion-Berlin, Professor of Political Science, University...

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    Democratic Resilience Against Political Violence: A Conversation with Congresswoman Talíria Petrone

    4:00pm to 5:15pm


    4:00pm ET / 18h Horário de Brasília

    Portuguese: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=okr72hJM-d8

    English: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vt-POLjcNJA&t=2750s

    Speaker: Talíria Petrone, Brazilian Congresswoman
    Moderated by: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, DRCLAS

    Brazil has been in a state of political turmoil since 2013. Mass protest, a dubiously democratic presidential impeachment, highly politicized anti-corruption investigations, the renewed...

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    Democratic Backsliding and International Relations in the Americas

    3:30pm to 4:45pm


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    Speakers: Celso Amorim, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Defense, Brazil; Susana Malcorra, Dean, IE School of Global and Public Affairs and Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Argentina; Ambassador Thomas Shannon, Senior Fellow, Future of Diplomacy Project, Harvard Kennedy School and Former U.S. Under Secretary of State
    Moderated by:...

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    Affirmative Action in Graduate Studies in Brazil: Possibilities and Challenges

    12:00pm to 1:20pm

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    Speaker: Anna Carolina Venturini, Postdoctoral Fellow - IPP-CEBRAP
    Moderator:  Jennifer Hochschild, Henry LaBarre Jayne Professor of Government and Professor of African and African American Studies, FAS
    Discussants: Cristiano dos Santos Rodrigues, Professor of Political Science, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG);...

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    Latin America’s Energy Transition: Wind and Solar Power in Brazil

    12:00pm to 1:20pm

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    Speaker: Kathryn Hochstetler, Professor of International Development, London School of Economics
    Discussants: Alicia Cooperman, Assistant Professor in Political Science, Texas A&M University; Eduardo Viola, Professor of International Relations, University of Brasilia
    Moderated by: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann...

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    DRCLAS Film Series: The Dead and the Others by Renée Nader Messora and João Salaviza

    6:00pm to 7:00pm


    This event is virtual and will be held in Portuguese with English translation. To register click here.

    Speakers: Renée Nader Messora, Filmmaker; and João Salaviza, Filmmaker
    Moderated by: Ana Laura Malmaceda, PhD student in Romance Languages, Harvard University

    A conversation with filmmaker Renée Nader Messora and João Salaviza on their...

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    Urban Power: Democracy and Inequality in São Paulo and Johannesburg

    12:00pm to 1:20pm

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    Speaker: Ben Bradlow, Postdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead Scholars Program, Harvard University
    Moderator: Bruno Carvalho, Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and African and African American Studies
    Discussant: Alisha Holland, Associate Professor of Government, Harvard University

    The divergent trajectories of São Paulo...

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    Latin American Prisons: Challenges and Opportunities from COVID-19

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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    Speakers: Benjamin Lessing, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago; David Skarbek, Associate Professor in Political Science, Brown University; Marcelo Bergman, Professor of Sociology and Criminology, Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero (UNTREF)
    Discussant: Jessie Bullock, PhD candidate, Harvard University
    ...

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    Ecological Urbanism 2020 - Colaborar

    9:30am to 11:00am


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speakers: Mohsen Mostafavi, Alexander and Victoria Wiley Professor of Design and Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor; Gareth Doherty, Director of the Master in Landscape Architecture Program, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture (GSD); Marina Correia, Professor at FAU-UFRJ. Guests: Angelo Bucci, Guilherme...

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    Right Wing Populism in Latin America

    12:00pm to 1:20pm

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    Speakers: Kenneth Roberts, Binenkorb Director of the Latin American Studies Program and Richard J. Schwartz Professor of Government, Cornell University; Cristobal Rovira, Professor of Political Science, Universidad Diego Portales in Chile; Amy Erica Smith, Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean's Professor and Associate Professor of Political Science, Iowa State University
    ...

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    Authoritarian Police in Democracy: Contested Security in Latin America

    12:00pm to 1:20pm

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    Speaker: Yanilda María González, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
    Discussant: Eduardo Moncada, Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Barnard College, Columbia University
    Moderated by: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, DRCLAS

    In countries around the world, from the...

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    Federalism and COVID Responses

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    This event is part of a virtual series. To watch the recording, click here

    Speaker: Agustina Giraudy, Associate Professor of Political Science, American University
    Discussant: Kent Eaton, Professor of Politics, University of California, Santa Cruz
    Moderated by: Alisha Holland, Associate Professor of Government, Harvard University

    Presented in collaboration with ...

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