Events

    Democratic Innovation: The Role of Direct Democracy / Innovaciones democráticas: el rol de la democracia directa

    9:00am

    9:00 am EDT / 10:00 am Chile

    For a recording of this event in English, please click here.

    For a recording of this event in Spanish, please click here.

    Welcoming Remarks: Steve Levitsky, Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS); Professor of Government, Harvard University;...

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    The Geography of State Power: Political Antagonism and Partisan Statebuilding in Colombia and Mexico

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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    Why do states develop more effective authority in some parts of their territory and domains of governance than in others? The Geography of State Power attributes contemporary variation in the state’s ability in Mexico and Colombia to perform such core functions as taxation, coercion, and public service provision within its borders to the historical lines of political conflict – religious in...

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

    9:00am to 10:15am


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    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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    Rethinking Malaria in the Context of COVID–19: Malaria Governance, Integrated Service Delivery, Training & Capacity Building for Malaria

    Repeats every day until Wed Sep 29 2021 .
    9:00am to 11:30am


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    In keeping with a longstanding academic tradition, multidisciplinary perspectives from diverse stakeholders and discussants will be offered in a neutral and inclusive learning environment during this 2-day, public webinar. Q&A will be available during portions of the proceedings for broader engagement. Together, we will identify and discuss actions—including some of...

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    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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    “Revistas culturales latinoamericanas, recorte y globalización de la cultura en la primera mitad del siglo XX”

    5:30pm to 7:00pm

    This event is part of Harvard-UAI Collaborative Research Discoveries in Chile Series and will be held in Spanish. This event is virtual and will be held at 6:30pm Santiago de Chile time. To register, click here

    Speaker: Antonia Viu, Directora Departamento de Literatura, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez
    Moderated by: Mariano Siskind...

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    ALARI Seminar Series Inauguration Lecture with Aurora Vergara: Afro-Colombian Studies in the Year of Freedom (2021) / Estudios Afrocolombianos en el año de la libertad (2021)

    12:00pm to 2:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

     

    2021 was declared the Year of Freedom by the Colombian Ministry of Culture. It commemorates 200 years of the law of freedom of the bellies and 170 years of abolishing slavery in the country. This context coincides with the second year of the COVID19 pandemic and the wave of social mobilizations of April 28 - July 28. In...

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    Prospects for Post-COVID Economic Recovery in Latin America

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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    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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    AprendoEnCasa.org Conference: What does it mean to learn in the 21st century?

    4:00pm to 5:30pm


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

    Speakers: Santiago Rincón Gallardo, Consultant, Harvard alumni and member of the Fullan Enterprise consulting firm; Alejandra Arratia, Executive Director at Educación 2020; Melissa Guadalupe Huertas, Senior Program Officer,...

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    The Pandemic is Not Only a Viral Event

    Repeats every day until Tue Jul 27 2021 .
    8:00am to 4:00pm


    This event is virtual, to view click here.

    In the field of health practices enlivened by the emergence of the Covid-19 pandemic, the emergence of variants of the SarsCov-2 virus, the lack of sufficient vaccines and the uncontrolled infection in Brazil, the response to the pandemic has depended on the participation and production of researchers from various areas and the involvement of community leaders in the social response. The objective of this international seminar, the...

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    ¿Que ha pasado con el aprendizaje en la pandemia? Experiencias de diálogo nacional en Costa Rica, formación inicial en Chile, y desarrollo profesional docente en Perú

    9:00am to 10:30am


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

    SpeakersAndrea Rolla, Consultora, Banco Mundial, Chile; Eva Villalón, Directora de Investigación, Fundación Flamboyán, Puerto Rico.

    A más de un año de que el Covid 19 provocara cambios radicales en la educación a nivel global, este panel...

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    Desarrollo y equidad en Colombia: cómo responder al desencanto

    9:00am to 10:30am

    EST / 8:00 AM Colombia
    This event is virtual and will be held in Spanish. To register, click here.

    Speakers: Ana María Ibáñez, Profesora Universidad de los Andes; Asesora Principal de la Vicepresidencia de Sectores y Conocimiento del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo; Ricardo Hausmann, Director del Centro para el Desarrollo Internacional y profesor de Economía...

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    The New Constitution and the Chilean Economy: A Break with the Past? / Nueva Constitución y economía chilena: ¿una ruptura con el pasado?

    9:30am to 10:30am

    ET / Chile Time

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

    Welcoming Remarks: Steve Levitsky, Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies and Professor of Government,...

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    The Education that Comes: Redesigning Our Practices to Ensure Learning

    4:00pm


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

    Speakers: Katherine Merseth, Specialist in teacher training, school improvement in vulnerable contexts and effective classroom practices, Harvard University; Patricia Vazquez, Director of international cooperation at Radix, Former Deputy Minister of Education of Puebla...

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    The runoff election and the future of Peru // La segunda vuelta presidencial y el futuro del Perú

    5:00pm


    This event is virtual and will be held in Spanish with simultaneous English translation. 

    Speakers: Betssy Chavez, congresista-electa (Tacna) de Perú Libre, el partido del candidato Pedro Castillo; Fernando Rospigliosi, ex-Ministro del interior y miembro del equipo de campaña de la candidata Keiko Fujimori
    Moderated by: Victoria Murillo, Professor of Political Science at Columbia (ILAS) & Steve Levitsky, Professor of Government at Harvard (DRCLAS)

    Join us for a conversation on the runoff election on the...

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    Guest Lecture on Afro-Latin American Studies with Paulina Alberto (University of Michigan): Black Legend: The Extraordinary Raúl Grigera and New Stories of Afro-Argentina

    12:00pm to 2:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speaker: Paulina L. Alberto, Associate Professor in the Departments of History and of Romance Languages and Literatures, University of Michigan
    Moderated by: Bruno Carvalho, Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and African and African American Studies, Co-Director of the Harvard...

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