Events

    ALARI Seminar Series: Black Brazilian Artivists’ Epistemic Challenges to Coloniality of Affect

    12:00pm to 2:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speaker: Tanya L. Saunders, Associate Professor, Center For Latin American Studies, University Of Florida; Mark Claster Mamolen Fellow, Spring 2022, ALARI, Harvard University

    This presentation has three goals: First, to illustrate the epistemological interventions of Black Brazilian queer artivists in...

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    DRCLAS Film Series: Sand Dollars by Laura Amelia Guzmán & Israel Cárdenas

    5:00pm to 6:00pm


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    Speakers: Laura Amelia Guzmán & Israel Cárdenas, filmmakers
    Moderated by: Laura Pérez Muñoz & Adri Rodríguez Ríos, PhD Candidates in Romance Languages and Literatures (Latinx & Spanish Track), Harvard University

    A conversation with filmmakers Laura Amelia Guzmán & Israel Cárdenas on the film Sand Dollars (2014). The...

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    Mexico Seminar: La Reconquista: Indigenous Migrants and Their New Geographies of Mestizaje in the US

    12:00pm to 1:15pm


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    Speaker: María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo, Professor of Social & Cultural Analysis, New York University
    Moderated by: Gabriela Soto Laveaga, Professor of the History of Science and Antonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico, Harvard University

    Tens of thousands of indigenous peoples from Latin America have migrated to the United States since 1994, the vast majority of those...

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    “Desire Machine - 60 years of Teatro Oficina”: Film Screening and Discussion Panel

    5:30pm to 7:00pm


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

    Speakers: Marília Gallmeister, Scenic Architect and member of Teatro Oficina since 2011; Lucas Weglinski, Actor and Filmmaker, one of the two directors of “Desire Machine”; Patricio del Real, Associate Professor at...

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    Latin America After the Left Turn

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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    Speaker: Santiago Anria, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Latin American Studies, Dickinson College; 2021-22 Cisneros Visiting Scholar, Harvard DRCLAS
    Moderated by: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies

    Santiago Anria is Assistant Professor of Political Science and Latin...

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    Brazil's Handling of the Pandemic: A Conversation with Senator Randolfe Rodrigues on the Covid-19 Congressional Inquiry

    2:30pm to 4:00pm


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    Speaker: Randolfe Rodrigues, Senator for Amapá, Brazil; Vice President, COVID-19 Parliamentary Commission of Inquiry (CPI)
    Interviewers: Thiago Amparo, Professor, Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV); Malu Gaspar, Columnist, O Globo; Miguel Lago, Executive Director, Institute for Health Policy Studies (IEPS- Instituto de Estudos para Políticas de Saúde); ...

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    The New Neoliberal Experiment in Latin America: Honduran ZEDEs or Private Cities

    5:00pm to 6:30pm


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

    Speakers: Venessa Cardenas Woods, Vice President of the Crawfish Rock Governing Council; Member of the Coordinating Board for Territorial Defense of the Bay Islands in Honduras; Lucía Vijil Saybe, researcher and analyst at Centre for the Study of...

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    Peru’s Continuing Crisis: New Perspectives

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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    Speakers: Gonzalo Banda, Chevening Scholar, London School of Economics and Political Science; Rodrigo Barrenechea, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Universidad Católica del Uruguay; Zarai Toledo, Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Inter-American Policy and Research , Tulane University
    Moderated by: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard...

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    The Mexico Conference

    Thu Feb 24 (All day) to Sat Feb 26 (All day)


    All panels will be virtual and live-streamed from Harvard Kennedy School. For tickets, click here.

    The MX Conference 2022 is the fifth edition of the non-profit conference organized annually by The Harvard University Mexican Association of Students (HUMAS).

    It seeks to establish a space to debate ideas and bring our attendees - mostly Mexican students and professors at Harvard and other national and foreign universities - closer to some of the country's most...

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    Structural Solutions for Democracy and Climate Change with Nobel Prize Laureate President Juan Manuel Santos

    6:00pm


    This event will be held in person for Harvard affiliates and will be streamed live via IOP social media channels. To register for a seat, click here.

    Speaker: Juan Manuel Santos (HKS ‘81), former Colombian President
    Moderated by: Yanilda María González, Assistant Professor of Public Policy,...

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    Resisting Extortion: Victims, Criminals, and States in Latin America

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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    Speaker: Eduardo Moncada, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Barnard College
    Discussant: Manuel Melendez, PhD Candidate in Government, Harvard University
    Moderated by: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government, Harvard University

    In settings where the state is unable or unwilling to enforce the rule of law, why do victims...

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    Conversatorio sobre al libro Pantalla partida de Natalí Schejtman

    4:00pm to 6:00pm


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    Speakers: Natalí Schejtman, Writer and Journalist; Gonzalo Aguilar, Professor of Brazilian and Portuguese Literatures, Universidad de Buenos Aires; Ignacio Azcueta, PhD student in Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University
    Moderated by: Doris Sommer, Ira and Jewell Williams Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, and African and African...

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    The New Polarization in Latin America

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    For a recording of this event, please click here.

    Speakers: Javier Corrales, Professor of Political Science, Amherst College; Maria Victoria Murillo, Director of ILAS: Professor of Political Science & International Affairs, Columbia University; Kenneth Roberts, Richard J. Schwartz Professor of Comparative and Latin American Politics, Cornell University; Susan Stokes, Tiffany and Margaret Blake Distinguished...

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    ALARI Seminar Series with Ofelia Lopez: "After the Skin: Representing Race in Cuban Literature (1882-1991)"

    12:00pm to 2:00pm


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

    This presentation explores literary representations of racial mixture in the Cuban literary production from the colonial era and the Special Period in Time of Pace (1990), a period of severe economic crisis resulting from the collapse of the Soviet Union. Through critical examination of the national...

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    Latin American Vestibular Summit

    (All day)


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    The Latin American Vestibular Summit was an event created by Colombian post-doc fellows at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, affiliated hospital of Harvard Medical School. In this event 23 well-known professors, researchers, and raising professionals from 11 countries of Latin America, dedicated to dizziness and balance disorders participated in 3-day sessions with academic updates, lectures, research...

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    COVID-19 in Brazil: Population Health at Crossroads

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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    Speaker: Marcia Castro, Andelot Professor of Demography; Chair of the Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard University
    Moderated by: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies

    Marcia Castro is a founding member of the Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global...

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