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    La segunda vuelta presidencial en Ecuador y el futuro de su democracia / The runoff election in Ecuador and the future of its democracy


    This event is virtual and will be presented in Spanish with simultaneous English translation. To view the recording, click here

    Speakers: Manuela Picq, Profesora en la Universidad de San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador; Diego Ordóñez, Doctor en Jurisprudencia, Legislador y Diputado Provincial por Pichincha; Franklin Ramirez, Investigador-Profesor en Flacso Ecuador

    Moderated by: ...

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    Colombian Conference 2021


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    In a broader sense, disruption is an interruption to the current state of things. It can also mean creating solutions for problems that have been historically overlooked, ignored, or have affected neglected populations. By focusing on unattended or previously non-existing problems, disruption leads to questioning conventional thinking and practices. In Colombia, both the pre-pandemic...

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    Toward a Venezuelan Transition? Escaping a Complex Humanitarian Emergency (Panel 2)


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    Speakers: Luis Almagro, General Secretary of the Organization of the American States (OAS); María Gabriela Ponce, Professor, and researcher of the Economic and Social Research Institute of the Catholic University “Andrés Bello”,...

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    La Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta: nuevos retos para su investigación y conservación


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    Speaker: Santiago Giraldo, PhD, Director Fundación ProSierra Nevada de Santa Marta y Global Heritage Fund Latinoamérica

    Moderated by: Dra. Sadie L. Weber, Arqueóloga ambiental, Laboratorio de Zooarqueología, Universidad de Harvard; Solsiré Cusicanqui, Arqueóloga, Alumna doctoral del Departamento de Antropología, Universidad de Harvard, Estudiante Graduada Asociada, DRCLAS...

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    Toward a Venezuelan Transition? Escaping a Complex Humanitarian Emergency (Panel 1)


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    Speakers: Ricardo Hausmann, Director, Growth Lab; Rafik Hariri Professor of the Practice of International Political Economy, Harvard Kennedy School;  Francisco Cox Vial, Lawyer and member of the Independent International Fact-Finding...

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    Challenges to Social Welfare Provision During and After COVID-19

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    Speakers:  Jennifer Pribble, Associate Professor of Political Science and International Studies, University of Richmond; Merike Blofield, Director GIGA Institute for Latin American Studies & Professor of Political Science, University of Hamburg; Marcela Meléndez, UNDP Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean
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    Innovation in Emerging Markets Asia and Latam

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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 Return of the Military?


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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 Backsliding and International Relations in the Americas


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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
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    La minería y su impacto social en el Perú: Reflexiones alrededor del documental "Máxima"

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    Speakers: Claudia Sparrow, Productora del documental "Máxima"; Dr. Mirtha Vasquez, Presidenta del Congreso abogada; Doña Maxima Acuña Activista y protagonista del documental; Luis Novais, periodista y especialista en el tema minero
    Moderated by: Mayra Delgado, Estudiante de Maestría en Administración Pública en Desarrollo Internacional, Harvard...

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    Is Colombia’s Peace Over? Challenges and Progress in Implementing the Peace Accords

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    Speakers: Juanita Goebertus, Colombian Congresswoman and Former Member of the Government Peace Delegation with the FARC; Juana Garcia Duque, Associate Professor at the Business School, Universidad de los Andes; Sandra Botero, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Government, and International Relations, Universidad del Rosario; Mauricio Velásquez, Professor of...

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    Ecuador’s Presidential Election: Is the Citizens’ Revolution Over?


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    Speakers: Valeria Coronel, Associate Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies, FLACSO Ecuador; Pablo Andrade, Professor of Latin American Studies, Universidad Andina; Grace Jaramillo, Professor of Political Science, University of British Columbia
    Moderated by: Alisha Holland, Associate Professor of Government, Harvard University

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    Latin American Prisons: Challenges and Opportunities from COVID-19


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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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    Book Panel on Ascent to Glory: How One Hundred Years of Solitude Was Written and Became a Global Classic by Álvaro Santana-Acuña

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    Speaker: Álvaro Santana-Acuña, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Whitman College
    Chair: Michèle Lamont, Weatherhead Center Director; Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies; Professor of Sociology and of African and African American Studies, Departments of Sociology and African and African American Studies, Harvard University
    Commentators: Gisèle Sapiro, Professor...

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