Events

    2022 Mar 01

    Peru’s Continuing Crisis: New Perspectives

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    For a recording of this event, click here.

    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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    2022 Feb 24

    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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    2022 Feb 23

    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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    2022 Feb 22

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

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    For a recording of this event, please click here.

    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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    2022 Feb 17

    Conversatorio sobre al libro Pantalla partida de Natalí Schejtman

    4:00pm to 6:00pm


    For a recording of this event, click here.

    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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    2022 Feb 15

    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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    2022 Feb 11

    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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    2022 Feb 11

    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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    2022 Feb 08

    COVID-19 in Brazil: Population Health at Crossroads

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    For a recording of this event, please click here.

    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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    2022 Feb 04

    ALARI Seminar Series with Luis Gilberto Murillo: Política ambiental y climática: Enfoque diferencial para Pueblos Afro-descendientes en las Américas

    12:00pm to 2:00pm


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

    Speaker: Luis Gilberto Murillo, ESI's MLK fellow, and former Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development of Colombia
    Moderated by: Alejandro de la Fuente, Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin American History and Economics; Professor of African...

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    2021 Dec 10

    Harvard-UAI Collaborative Research Grant Series Presents: "New Perspectives on School Violences in Chile: Towards an Aesthetic, Academic, and Ethical World View"

    10:00am

    10:00 am ET / 12:00 pm Chile
    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speakers: Randy Testa, Educational Co-Director of the X-Media Lab; Associate Director, PreK -16 Programs, Professional Programs in Education (PPE); Harvard Graduate School of Education; Pedro Moscoso, Professor, Liberal Arts,...

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    2021 Dec 09

    Public Deliberation and Freedom of Expression in a More Inclusive Society: Can we have both? / Deliberación pública y libertad de expresión en una sociedad más inclusiva: ¿Podemos tener ambos?

    9:00am

    9:00 am ET / 11:00 am Chile

    For a recording of this event in English, click here and for Spanish, click here.

    Welcoming Remarks: Steven Levitsky, Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies; Professor of Government, Harvard University; Co-author, How Democracies Die
    International Keynote Speaker: Archon Fung, Winthrop...

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    2021 Dec 08

    Mexico Seminar: The Local and the Territorial in Mexican National Politics

    6:00pm to 7:15pm


    For a recording of this event, please click here.

    Speakers: Sergio Aguayo, Professor of International Studies, El Colegio de México; Visiting Scholar, T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University; María Marván, Researcher and Academic Secretary, Institute for Juridical Research, National Autonomous University of Mexico
    Moderated by: Diane Davis, Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism,...

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    2021 Dec 08

    Book Launch: Transforming the War on Drugs: Warriors, Victims and Vulnerable Regions with Coeditor Annette Idler

    3:30pm to 5:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speaker: Annette Idler, Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Scholars Program; Director, Global Security Programme, Pembroke College, Oxford University 
    Chair: Melani Cammett, Center Director; Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs, Department of Government, Harvard University;...

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