Events

    2021 Feb 10

    Urban Power: Democracy and Inequality in São Paulo and Johannesburg

    12:00pm to 1:20pm

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    Speaker: Ben Bradlow, Postdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead Scholars Program, Harvard University
    Moderator: Bruno Carvalho, Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and African and African American Studies
    Discussant: Alisha Holland, Associate Professor of Government, Harvard University

    The divergent trajectories of São Paulo...

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    2021 Feb 09

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

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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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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    2021 Feb 04

    El efecto Mariel: Before, During, and After. Diplomacia por la Libertad: Embajador Ernesto Pinto en conversación con Leticia Callava

    11:00am


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

    Speakers: Embajador Ernesto Pinto-Bazurco Rittler, Abogado, escritor y antiguo Jefe de la Misión Diplomática del Perú en Cuba; Leticia Callava, Periodista y activista
    Moderated by: Elizabeth Cerejido,...

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    2021 Feb 02

    Latin American Prisons: Challenges and Opportunities from COVID-19

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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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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    2021 Feb 02

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

    12:00pm

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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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    2021 Jan 29

    Student Info Session: Summer Opportunities with Latin America

    2:00pm to 3:00pm

     

    This event is virtual and will be recorded. To register, click here. Upon registration, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

    Looking for a job this summer?

    Join our Info Session to learn more about working with and learning about Latin America. Former student participants will...

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    2021 Jan 29
    2021 Jan 13

    Power, Democracy and Social Change

    5:00pm to 6:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speakers: Julie Battilana, Joseph C. Wilson Professor of Business Administration in the Organizational Behavior unit at Harvard Business School and the Alan L. Gleitsman Professor of Social Innovation at Harvard Kennedy School; founder and faculty chair of the Social Innovation and Change Initiative; Marshall Ganz, Rita E....

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    2020 Dec 17

    Anti-Migrant Militarization & Pro-Migrant Movements along the Northern and Southern Mexican Borders

    2:00pm to 3:00pm


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    Join us for an important discussion about xenophobia and activism along the Northern and Southern Mexican borders. To what extent has the Mexican state perpetuated xenophobic policies towards Central American and Haitian refugees? What roles does the Mexican state play along the northern border in conjunction with CBP? And, more importantly, what are groups doing about it? In this discussion, we'll hear from Krys Méndez Ramriez, a...

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    2020 Dec 14

    Screening & Discussion: Las Madres de Berks

    6:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speaker: Michelle Angela Ortiz, Film Director

    Join us on Monday, December 14 at 6 PM EST for a screening of moving documentary about 4 Central American mothers who were detained with their children. After the documentary, we would like to engage in a conversation about art, activism, and the film with the director, Michelle Angela Ortiz. This event is organized in honor of International Migrants...

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    2020 Dec 09

    Ecological Urbanism 2020 - Colaborar

    9:30am to 11:00am


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speakers: Mohsen Mostafavi, Alexander and Victoria Wiley Professor of Design and Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor; Gareth Doherty, Director of the Master in Landscape Architecture Program, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture (GSD); Marina Correia, Professor at FAU-UFRJ. Guests: Angelo Bucci, Guilherme...

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    2020 Dec 08

    ReVista: All Things Chocolate

    3:00pm to 5:30pm


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    The launching of the Fall issue of ReVista on Chocolate features a fun-filled and informative afternoon with panels on chocolate, a tour of a chocolate museum in Mexico and a virtual chocolate tasting.

    Panel 1 - 3-3:45pm
    Chocolate, social justice, and labor

    Moderator: Carla Martin, Harvard University
    Katie Sampeck, Illinois, State University, former...

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    2020 Dec 02

    Reimagining the Mexico-US Migration Corridor

    5:00pm to 6:00pm

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    Speakers: Tatiana Bilbao, Founder and Director, Tatiana Bilbao Estudio; Carolina Sepúlveda, Chilean architect & researcher, MDes ADPD '20
    Presented by: Diane E. Davis, Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism, Harvard University; Moderated by: Malkit Shoshan, Design, and the Public Domain Area Head,...

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    2020 Dec 01

    Right Wing Populism in Latin America

    12:00pm to 1:20pm

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    Speakers: Kenneth Roberts, Binenkorb Director of the Latin American Studies Program and Richard J. Schwartz Professor of Government, Cornell University; Cristobal Rovira, Professor of Political Science, Universidad Diego Portales in Chile; Amy Erica Smith, Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean's Professor and Associate Professor of Political Science, Iowa State University
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    2020 Nov 24

    Authoritarian Police in Democracy: Contested Security in Latin America

    12:00pm to 1:20pm

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    Speaker: Yanilda María González, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
    Discussant: Eduardo Moncada, Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Barnard College, Columbia University
    Moderated by: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, DRCLAS

    In countries around the world, from the...

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