Events

    2021 Sep 08

    Rethinking Latin America on a Global Scale: In Conversation with Christy Thornton and Amy Offner

    6:00pm to 7:15pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speakers: Christy Thornton, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Johns Hopkins University; Amy C. Offner, Associate Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania
    Moderated by: Gabriela Soto Laveaga, Professor of the History of Science and Antonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico, Harvard...

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    2021 Sep 07

    Nicaragua’s Collapse into Dictatorship

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    This event is part of a virtual series. It will be held in English with simultaneous Spanish translation. To register, click here.

    In the months prior to the 2021 presidential election, Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega arrested or barred all his main rivals, establishing a level of autocracy not seen since the 1970s. How did Nicaragua plunge this far into dictatorship? What are the prospects for re-democratization?

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    2021 Aug 12

    AprendoEnCasa.org Conference: What does it mean to learn in the 21st century?

    4:00pm to 5:30pm


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

    Speakers: Santiago Rincón Gallardo, Consultant, Harvard alumni and member of the Fullan Enterprise consulting firm; Alejandra Arratia, Executive Director at Educación 2020; Melissa Guadalupe Huertas, Senior Program Officer,...

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    2021 Jul 26

    The Pandemic is Not Only a Viral Event

    Repeats every day until Tue Jul 27 2021 .
    8:00am to 4:00pm

    8:00am to 4:00pm


    This event is virtual, to view click here.

    In the field of health practices enlivened by the emergence of the Covid-19 pandemic, the emergence of variants of the SarsCov-2 virus, the lack of sufficient vaccines and the uncontrolled infection in Brazil, the response to the pandemic has depended on the participation and production of researchers from various areas and the involvement of community leaders in the social response. The objective of this international seminar, the...

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    2021 Jul 02

    ¿Que ha pasado con el aprendizaje en la pandemia? Experiencias de diálogo nacional en Costa Rica, formación inicial en Chile, y desarrollo profesional docente en Perú

    9:00am to 10:30am


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

    SpeakersAndrea Rolla, Consultora, Banco Mundial, Chile; Eva Villalón, Directora de Investigación, Fundación Flamboyán, Puerto Rico.

    A más de un año de que el Covid 19 provocara cambios radicales en la educación a nivel global, este panel...

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    2021 Jun 21

    Desarrollo y equidad en Colombia: cómo responder al desencanto

    9:00am to 10:30am

    EST / 8:00 AM Colombia
    This event is virtual and will be held in Spanish. To register, click here.

    Speakers: Ana María Ibáñez, Profesora Universidad de los Andes; Asesora Principal de la Vicepresidencia de Sectores y Conocimiento del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo; Ricardo Hausmann, Director del Centro para el Desarrollo Internacional y profesor de Economía...

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    2021 Jun 16

    The New Constitution and the Chilean Economy: A Break with the Past? / Nueva Constitución y economía chilena: ¿una ruptura con el pasado?

    9:30am to 10:30am

    ET / Chile Time

    This event is part of the Academic Forum for the New Constitution in Chile. It will be held in Spanish with simultaneous English translation. To register, click here.

    Welcoming Remarks: Steve Levitsky, Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies and Professor of Government,...

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    2021 Jun 10

    The Education that Comes: Redesigning Our Practices to Ensure Learning

    4:00pm


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

    Speakers: Katherine Merseth, Specialist in teacher training, school improvement in vulnerable contexts and effective classroom practices, Harvard University; Patricia Vazquez, Director of international cooperation at Radix, Former Deputy Minister of Education of Puebla...

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    2021 May 24

    The runoff election and the future of Peru // La segunda vuelta presidencial y el futuro del Perú

    5:00pm


    This event is virtual and will be held in Spanish with simultaneous English translation. 

    Speakers: Betssy Chavez, congresista-electa (Tacna) de Perú Libre, el partido del candidato Pedro Castillo; Fernando Rospigliosi, ex-Ministro del interior y miembro del equipo de campaña de la candidata Keiko Fujimori
    Moderated by: Victoria Murillo, Professor of Political Science at Columbia (ILAS) & Steve Levitsky, Professor of Government at Harvard (DRCLAS)

    Join us for a conversation on the runoff election on the...

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    2021 May 21

    Art, Activism, Censorship: A Conversation with Tania Bruguera

    12:00pm


    This event is virtual. To view the recording, click here

    Speaker: Tania Bruguera, artist and activist
    Moderated by: Doris Sommer, Ira Jewell Williams Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures; Director, Cultural Agents Initiative; Karina Ascunce González, Harvard College '22; Co-President of Cuban-American Undergraduate Students Association (CAUSA); Alejandro de la Fuente, Robert...

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    2021 May 10

    Belmont World Film presents the Cuban film AGOSTO. New England Film Premiere

    7:30pm


    This event is virtual, to join click here.

    A Cuban teenager, the primary caretaker for his beloved grandmother, develops his first crush during the summer of 1994, when the collapse of the Soviet Union and the ensuing shortage of food, supplies, and electricity compel people to make the perilous journey to the US by boat. Set in the director's rural hometown of Gibara and loosely based on his...

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    2021 May 05

    Why Architecture Belongs in the Museum: Patricio Del Real

    5:00pm to 6:00pm


    This event is virtual. To view the recording, click here

    Speaker: Patricio del Real, Assistant Professor of History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University
    Moderated by: Cristina Lopez Uribe, Professor of Architecture, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

    Why Architecture Belongs in the Museum | The Politics of Display and the Display of Politics:...

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    2021 May 05

    Guest Lecture on Afro-Latin American Studies with Paulina Alberto (University of Michigan): Black Legend: The Extraordinary Raúl Grigera and New Stories of Afro-Argentina

    12:00pm to 2:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speaker: Paulina L. Alberto, Associate Professor in the Departments of History and of Romance Languages and Literatures, University of Michigan
    Moderated by: Bruno Carvalho, Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and African and African American Studies, Co-Director of the Harvard...

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    2021 May 04

    Why should you care about the Convention's regulation? / ¿Por qué debería importarle el reglamento de la Convención?

    6:30pm to 8:00pm

    ET / Chile Time

    This event is part of the Academic Forum for the New Constitution in Chile. It will be held in Spanish with simultaneous English translation. To view the English recording, click here. To view the Spanish recording, click...

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    2021 Apr 30

    ALARI Seminar Series with Danielle Boaz and Umi Vaughan: "Making/Erasing Africana Religions: Brazil at the Crossroads of Heritage and Intolerance"

    12:00pm to 1:30pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speakers: Danielle N. Boaz, Assistant Professor of Africana Studies, University of North Carolina at Charlotte; Stuart Hall Fellow, Hutchins Center for African and African-American Research at Harvard University (2019-2020); Umi Vaughan, Scholar and Artist

    Many Candomblé communities in Brazil trace...

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