Events

    2020 Apr 23

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

    4:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Zoom Webinar

    Favor de registrarse aquí

    Participantes: Fernando Reimers, Profesor de la Fundación Ford de la Práctica en Educación Internacional, Director de la Iniciativa Global de Innovación Educativa y del Programa de Política Educativa Internacional de la Universidad de Harvard; Fernando Griffith, Viceministro de Culto del Ministerio de Educación y Ciencias; Marta Lafuente, Asesora de Juntos por la Educación y Ex-Ministra de...

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    2020 Apr 22

    The Impact of COVID-19 on the Economy and Urban life in Brazil

    11:00am to 12:15pm

    Location: 

    Zoom Webinar

    This event is virtual. To register for this event, please click here.

    Speakers: Edward Glaeser, Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics at Harvard University (FAS); Harvard Kennedy School (HKS);  Arminio Fraga, Founder, Gávea Investimentos; Chair, Instituto de Estudos para Políticas de Saúde (IEPS); and Jose Scheinkman, Charles and Lynn Zhang Professor of Economics at...

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    2020 Apr 21

    COVID y Equidad de Género: Cuidado, Violencias y Participación

    6:30pm

    Location: 

    Zoom Webinar

    Conferencista: Juliana Hernández, fundadora de Nosotras Ahora, una iniciativa que busca incrementar la participación de las mujeres en política

    Moderadora: Valentina Montoya, Harvard SJD candidate and expert on gender and domestic work

    El Coronavirus, como todas las pandemias, afecta de forma diferencial a las mujeres por varias razones: las mujeres asumen una carga desproporcionada en labores de cuidado; la violencia machista aumenta en cuarentena; más mujeres están en la economía informal; las trabajadoras domésticas son casi...

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    2020 Apr 14

    Brazil's Education Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Zoom Webinar

    This event is virtual. To register for this event, please click here.

    Speakers: Fernando Reimers, Ford Foundation Professor of Practice in International Education; Director, Global Education Innovation Initiatve, Harvard Graduate School of Education; Claudia Costin, Director, Center for Excellence and Innovation in Education Policies (FGV) Global Commission on the...

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    2020 Apr 14

    O que o coronavírus revela sobre as cidades brasileiras? Favelas e assentamentos informais, até quando?

    11:30am to 12:45pm

    Location: 

    Zoom Webinar

    Speaker: Washington Fajardo, Arquiteto e Urbanista; Harvard DRCLAS Visiting Researcher

    Moderator: Philip Yang, Fundador do Urbem – Instituto de Urbanismo e Estudos para a Metrópole; Membro do Conselho Consultivo do Harvard-Brazil Office

    Washington Fajardo é arquiteto e urbanista pela FAU-UFRJ ’96, e dedica-se ao desenvolvimento urbano. Autor de projetos de reabilitação, habitação social, urban design e espaços culturais. Ex-presidente do Instituto Rio Patrimônio da Humanidade (2009-2016) implementou...

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    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 Apr 08

    Transparência e resposta à COVID-19 no Brasil

    6:00pm to 7:15pm

    Location: 

    Zoom Webinar

    This event is virtual. To register for this event, please click here

    Speakers: Fernanda Campagnucci, Executive Director of Open Knowledge Brasil;  Manoel Galdino, Executive Director of Transparência Brasil

    O Brazil Caucus, uma organização de estudantes da Harvard Kennedy School, com o apoio do David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS), convida para o debate com Fernanda Campagnucci, Diretora Executiva da...

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    2020 Mar 10

    Electoral Management, Partisan Strategic Interaction, and Civic Engagement: Lessons from Latin America and Africa

    12:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Speaker: Alejandro Trelles, Assistant Professor of Politics, Brandeis University

    Moderator: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government

    This talk focuses on the formal and informal aspects of electoral autonomy in Latin America and Africa, how political parties interact within electoral management boards, and mechanisms that facilitate the civic engagement and transparency. Drawing on examples from Venezuela, Mexico, Ghana, and Kenya, the talk centres around the concepts of autonomy, the adoption of...

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    2020 Mar 09

    Global History Seminar: Tâmis Parron, "Black Slavery and World Accumulation: Towards a Global History of Value"

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Robinson Hall, 35 Quincy Street, Lower Library

    Speaker: Tâmis Parron, Research Professor, Department of History, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil
    Moderator: Danielle N. Boaz, Visiting Fellow, WIGH; Stuart Hall Fellow, Hutchins Center for African and African-American Research, Harvard University; Assistant Professor of Africana Studies, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

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    2020 Mar 05

    Arts and Science Workshop Series: Lo que queda después: la imaginación del futuro y el revés de lo moderno desde la estética Latinoamericana contemporánea hasta la del siglo pasado

    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Speaker: Luz Horne, Professor of Literature at the Humanities Department at Universidad de San Andrés in Buenos Aires. DRCLAS de Fortabat Visiting Scholar 2019-2020

    Moderator: Mariano Siskind, Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and of Comparative Literature

    This presentation explores the connection between a contemporary global catastrophic imaginary with the one from mid-twentieth century Latin America: that of a territory impregnated with future. Paying attention to this connection will shed light on the...

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    2020 Mar 03

    On the Origins of Polarization in Venezuela

    12:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Speaker: Alejandro Velasco, Associate Professor, Gallatin School of Individualized Study, New York University
    Moderator: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government

    While the literature on urban Latin America has examined the relationship between politics and space, the particular impact of political polarization on urban space and vice versa has received scant attention. In this sense, Caracas is an exemplary case. On one hand, it is marked by long standing spatial...

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    2020 Feb 29

    HFA Film Series: Patricio Guzman's Chile Trilogy

    7:00pm to 10:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street

    7:00pm

    The Pearl Button (El botón de nácar)

    Directed by Patricio Guzmán

    France/Spain/Chile/Switzerland, 2015, DCP, color and b&w, 82 min.

    9:00pm

    Nostalgia for the Light (Nostalgia de la luz)

    Directed by Patricio Guzmán France/Germany/Chile, 2010, 35mm, color, 90 min.

    Details at: https://harvardfilmarchive.org/programs/patricio-guzmans-chile-trilogy

    Presented in collaboration with Harvard Film Archive 

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    2020 Feb 28

    HFA Film Series: Patricio Guzman's Chile Trilogy

    7:00pm to 10:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street

    7:00pm

    The Cordillera of Dreams (La Cordillère des songes)

    Directed by Patricio Guzmán

    Chile/France, 2019, DCP, color, 85 min.

     

    9:00pm

    The Pearl Button (El botón de nácar) 

    Directed by Patricio Guzmán France/Spain/Chile/Switzerland , 2015, DCP, color and b&w, 82 min.

     

    Details at: https://harvardfilmarchive.org/programs/patricio-guzmans-chile-trilogy

    Presented in collaboration with Harvard Film Archive

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    2020 Feb 28

    CANCELED: The Resurgence of the Right: Evaluating the impact of the Trump policies on the opinion towards Cuba and its government within the Cuban diaspora of South Florida

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, Room S-216, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Speaker: Guillermo J. Grenier, Professor of Sociology and Chair in the Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies, Florida International University

    Moderator: Alejandro de la Fuente, Professor of African and African American Studies and of History; Director, Afro-Latin American Research Institute, Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, Harvard University

    The work presents the results of the most recent Cuba Poll, (November 2018) and compares the details with the opinions compiled by the research...

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    2020 Feb 27

    Gordon R. Willey Lecture: The Ancient Maya Response to Climate Change: A Cautionary Tale

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge

    Speaker: Billie L. Turner II, Regents Professor and Gilbert F. White Professor of Environment and Society, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning and the School of Sustainability, Arizona State University

    Moderator: William L. Fash, Bowditch Professor of Central American and Mexican Archaeology and Ethnology; Archaeology Program Director, Harvard University

    Ancient Maya civilization—known for its cities, monumental architecture, ceramics, hieroglyphic writing, and advanced understanding of mathematics and...

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