Events

    2022 Apr 21

    COVID-19 Clinical Trials: Planning, Execution, Ethics, and Participant Testimonies from Brazil

    2:30pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    677 Huntington Ave, Kresge Building, 1st floor, room 110 (next to Sebastian’s Café/HSPH cafeteria) - Boston, MA

    A limited number of Harvard affiliates can register to participate in this multidisciplinary, in-person panel aimed at discussing the complexities of the COVID-19 clinical trials from the perspectives of those planning the trials to the volunteers on the receiving end of the vaccines. Besides being able to...

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    2022 Apr 20

    Mexican Red: The Perfect Color that Changed the World

    6:00pm to 7:00pm


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

    Speaker: Gabriela Soto Laveaga, Professor of the History of Science and Antonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico, Harvard University

    Cochineal (Dactylopius coccus) is a small insect that produces a brilliant red pigment. Found in textiles,...

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    2022 Apr 19

    Governing Latin American Cities in the 21st Century: Rio de Janeiro

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    For a recording of this event, click here.

    Cities often are seen as polluted, dangerous, and unequal. How can cities become more sustainable, safe, and inclusive? What are the political challenges to their transformation? The mayor of Rio de Janeiro, Eduardo Paes, will speak about the city’s environmental and public security initiatives.

    Speaker: Eduardo Paes, Mayor of Rio de Janeiro
    Moderated by: Alisha Holland, Associate Professor of...

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    2022 Apr 18

    Crisis política en Perú: en la búsqueda del consenso

    9:00pm to 10:15pm


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    Oradora principal: Mirtha Vásquez, Abogada y ex Primera Ministra y Presidenta del Congreso
    Panelistas: Carlos Anderson, Economista y Congresista de la República; Salvador del Solar, Abogado, director cinematográfico y ex Primer Ministro y Ministro de Cultura; Martín Tanaka, Doctor en Ciencias Políticas por la Facultad...

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    2022 Apr 14

    Gender Nonconforming Activism in Brazil Today

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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

    Speakers: Alvaro Jarrín, Lisa Goldberg Fellow, Harvard Radcliffe Institute; Associate Professor of Anthropology, College of the Holy Cross; Moises Lino e Silva, Department of Anthropology and Ethnology, Federal University of Bahia
    Moderated by:...

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    2022 Apr 13

    Violence and Death in Contemporary Mexico: Meanings, Mobilizations and Justice from Below

    12:00pm to 1:15pm


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    Speaker: Wil Pansters, Professor of Social Science, Utrecht University
    Discussant: Claudio Lomnitz, Campbell Family Professor of Anthropology, Columbia University
    Moderated by: Diane Davis, Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University

    This presentation will first chart the diverse forms of violence...

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    2022 Apr 13

    The Battle Against Fake News in Brazil’s 2022 Elections

    12:00pm to 1:30pm


    For a recording of this event, click here.

    Speakers: Claire Wardle, Co-founder and US Director, First Draft; David Nemer, Faculty Associate, Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center; Pablo Ortellado, Professor of Public Policy, Universidade de São Paulo (USP)
    Moderated by: Sidney Chalhoub, Professor of History and African and African-American Studies, Harvard University; Natalia Viana...

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    2022 Apr 12

    States of Extraction: The Emergence of Indigenous Rights in Latin America

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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    Speaker: Chris Carter, Academy Scholar, Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies
    Moderated by: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies

    Christopher Carter is an Academy Scholar at the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies and Research Associate at the Center on...

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    2022 Apr 11

    2022 Latin GSD Symposium "LESSONS FROM LATIN AMERICA"

    Repeats every weekday until Wed Apr 13 2022 .
    6:30pm

    6:30pm
    6:30pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    On behalf of Latin GSD, We would like to invite you to this year’s symposium on LESSONS FROM LATIN AMERICA

    In contexts of rapid, inequitable urbanization and socio-spatial innovations, what can global scholars and practitioners of urban planning, design, landscape, and architecture learn from Latin America?

    This year's Latin GSD Symposium...

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    2022 Apr 08

    ALARI Seminar Series with Laura Correa Ochoa: Black and Indigeous Mobilization in Colombia, 1930-2022

    12:00pm to 2:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speaker: Laura Correa Ochoa, PhD Candidate in Latin American and Caribbean History in the History Department at Harvard University

    Laura Correa Ochoa is a postdoctoral fellow at the Rice Academy of Fellows. She received her PhD in Latin American and Caribbean History from Harvard University...

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    2022 Apr 06

    DRCLAS Film Series | Dance of the Forty One by David Pablos

    5:00pm to 6:00pm


    For a recording of this event, click here.

    Speaker: David Pablos, Filmmaker
    Moderated by: Laura Pérez Muñoz & Adri Rodríguez Ríos, PhD Candidates in Romance Languages and Literatures (Latinx & Spanish Track), Harvard University

    A conversation with filmmaker David Pablos on the film Dance of the Forty One (2020). This event is part of the DRCLAS Film Series Are we there yet? A Film Series...

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    2022 Apr 06

    Militia Republic: A Discussion on Brazil's Paramilitary “Death Squads”

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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    Speaker: Bruno Paes Manso, Researcher, Center for the Study of Violence at the University of São Paulo (USP)
    Discussant: José Cláudio Souza Alves, Full Professor, Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro
    Moderated by: Yanilda María González, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

    Bruno Paes Manso, PhD in Political Science...

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    2022 Apr 05

    Health Justice in the Americas: The Role of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

    12:30pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Introduction: Carmel Shachar, Executive Director, Petrie-Flom Center; Laura Clérico, Independent Researcher, Argentine National Scientific and Technical Council (CONICET), Professor of Constitutional Law, University of Buenos Aires, and Honorary...

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    2022 Apr 05

    Latin America’s Changing Left: Red versus Green?

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    For a recording of this event, click here.

    Speakers: Thea Riofrancos, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Providence College; Andrew Carnegie Fellow (2020-2022); Manuela Picq, Professor of International Relations at Universidad San Francisco de Quito & Senior Lecturer of Political Science at Amherst College; Marco Fernandez, Professor of Government, Tec de Monterrey
    Moderated by: Steven Levitsky...

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    2022 Apr 04

    Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

    5:00pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    114 Kresge Foundation Room, Barker Center

    Speaker: João Paulo Cuenca, Writer and Filmmaker
    Moderated by: Lucas Mertehikian, PhD Candidate, Harvard University

    Argentine-Brazilian writer and filmmaker João Paulo Cuenca will read segments from his latest book "I Found Out I Was Dead" as well as discuss the creative process for his next book.

    João Paulo Cuenca is a Argentine-Brazilian writer and filmmaker born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is the author of six books and some of his novels have been translated into eight languages. “I found out I...

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