Events

    2017 Sep 25

    The Maritime Dispute Before the International Court of Justice: The Bolivian Arguments

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S020, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Speaker: Carlos Diego Mesa, Former President of Bolivia (2003-2005); International Spokesman of the Bolivian Maritime Cause in The Hague

    Moderator: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University 

    For more than a century the diplomatic relationships between Bolivia and Chile have been conditioned by the Pacific war (1879-1883) where Bolivia and Peru confronted Chile. As a product of the war Bolivia lost access to the Pacific Ocean. This country has not renounced to the right of regaining sovereign access...

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    2017 Sep 25

    Harvard-Brazil Dialogues: Policy Roundtable: Making Education Relevant

    2:30pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Instituto Singularidades - R. Dep. Lacerda Franco, 88 - Pinheiros, São Paulo - SP

    At the time of his book launching, One Student at a Time. Leading the Global Education Movement, Professor Fernando Reimers will facilitate a discussion of the role of education leaders in enhancing the relevance of education and the challenges of collective leadership.

    The conversation will be divided in two parts and participants are welcome to attend one or both sessions.  Professor Manuel Palacios, from the Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora and Teca Pontual, Director of Curriculum at the Ministry of Education...

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    2017 Sep 21

    Economic Reforms and Perspectives for Brazil

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S050, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Speaker: Fabio Kanczuk, Secretary of Economic Policy, Brazilian Ministry of Finance 

    Moderator: Frances Hagopian Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government Harvard University

    Fabio Kanczuk is Electronic Engineer “Magna cum Laude” from ITA (Aeronautic Technological Institute) holds a Ph.D. in Economics from UCLA and a post-doctorate from Harvard University. His academic work was published in international journals as Journal of International Economics Review of Economic Dynamics Journal of Development...

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    2017 Sep 19

    GLAM Concert Series* presents FONEMA CONSORT

    8:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Music Department, Paine Hall

    Free and open to the public

    *A newly created collaboration between the Harvard Music Department and the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS), the GLAM (Group for Latin American Musics) Concert Series is designed around the promotion of Latin American music on the Harvard campus and broader Boston community through an annual concert and associated master class. GLAM is an initiative of Harvard’s Music Department graduate students Daniel Walden, Julio Zúñiga, Diane Adamek Oliva, and Felipe Ledesma Núñez, under the mentorship of Carol Oja...

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    2017 Sep 19

    Harvard-Brazil Dialogues: Crises Bancárias: Experiência Internacional e Reforma da Lei de Intervenção e Liquidação de Instituições Financeiras

    8:00am to 10:00am

    Location: 

    Av. Brig. Faria Lima, 3477, 14º andar - Itaim Bibi, São Paulo

    Jefferson Alvares – Harvard LLM (“11), consultor jurídico do FMI e procurador do Banco Central – falará sobre recomendações internacionais para a resolução de crises bancárias que emergiram após a crise de 2008-09 e de suas implicações para a modernização da lei brasileira de regime de intervenção e liquidação de instituições financeiras (Lei no. 6.024, de 1974).

    2017 Sep 14

    Student Programs Info Session: January 2018 Opportunities

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Join us at the information session for the DRCLAS January programs in Chile and Mexico and learn about the various opportunities available for Harvard students in health, government, microfinance, women’s rights, economics, documentary film, entrepreneurship, venture capital and more.

    Light refreshments will be served.

    For more information, please...

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    2017 Sep 14

    Air Quality and Climate in the Central Amazon

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Speaker: Scot T. Martin, Gordon McKay Professor of Environmental Science and Engineering; Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University

    Moderator: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government, Harvard University

    Professor Martin leads a research group at Harvard University that addresses scientific problems engineering challenges and technical breakthroughs in the atmospheric sciences especially as related to the roles of particulate matter in air quality climate and atmospheric...

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    2017 Sep 13

    Harvard-Brazil Dialogues: Does Economics Have a Problem with Women?

    8:00am to 10:00am

    Location: 

    Avenida Paulista, 1337, 23rd floor - São Paulo, SP 01311-200

    Speaker: Isabel Guerrero Pulgar, Harvard Kennedy School

    Moderator: Claudia Sardenberg Sussekind, MBA/MPP, Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School, 2015

    In light of a provocative article recently published by The Financial Times entitled "Economics has a problem with women", Professor Isabel Guerrero Pulgar will reflect on her experience as a Latina economist leading policy reforms and development strategies for numerous countries around the world.

    2017 Sep 11

    Film Screening: Between Neighborhoods

    4:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium (S010), 1730 Cambridge Street

    Speakers: Seth Fein, Film Director; Vincent Brown, Charles Warren Professor of History and Professor of African and African American Studies, Harvard University, Winner of the Founders Choice Award for Documentary at the Queens World Film Festival 

    Between Neighborhoods is an experimental documentary that nonlinearly examines the present and past of the worlds that orbit the world's biggest rendering of the world Unisphere "theme center" of the 1964-1965 New York Word's Fair which still stands in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queen. An audiovisual...

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    2017 Sep 08

    DRCLAS - CASA Study Abroad Info Session: Chile & Argentina

    2:00pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    Office of International Education, 77 Dunster Street, Cambridge

    Thinking about study abroad? Come to the DRCLAS-CASA info session to learn about how you can gain transfer credit and experience life in Chile or Argentina. You will also have the chance to meet the Program Managers from each country: Pilo Mella (Chile) and María José Ferreyra (Argentina) as well as talk to former participants. Info Session begins at 2:00 PM and will cover opportunities in Chile and Argentina specifically.

    2017 Sep 08

    MLAB Info Session

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Join us at the Mentoring and Language Acquisition in Brazil (MLAB) program information session and learn about this year-long mentoring program for Harvard College students. The program connects Harvard mentors with high-potential Brazilian high school students to help them improve their English proficiency while inspiring them to apply for college prep programs in Brazil and to top universities in the U.S. MLAB includes an in-person component in São Paulo Brazil in Jan 2018. Light refreshments will be served. For more information please contact the Program Coordinator Tiago Genoveze....

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    2017 Sep 07

    Open House Celebration

    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, 2nd Floor, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Join us at this celebratory event to learn about activities and events in 2017-18. Entertainment provided by an ensemble from the Harvard Jazz Band. Latin American refreshments will be served.

    2017 Sep 07

    Brazil Studies Program: Welcome and Welcome Back

    5:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S050, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Brazil Studies Program Faculty Co-Chairs Frances Hagopian and Scott Mainwaring will welcome (and welcome back) current students and faculty from or interested in Brazil.

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