Events

    2018 Feb 13

    Info Session: Study Abroad Program in Cuba

    4:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Office of International Education, 77 Dunster Street, Cambridge

    The DRCLAS Study Abroad Program in Cuba introduces students to critical issues in Cuban culture and politics through a semester of coursework at Universidad de la Habana. To learn more join us at the OIE 77 Dunster Street or email cubanstudies@fas.harvard.edu.

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    2018 Feb 13

    In the Shadow of Recognition: Conflict, Identity and Resources in the Andes

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Lorenza FontanaSpeaker: Lorenza B. Fontana, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow, Weatherhead Scholars Program. Research Associate, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Politics and International Studies, Open University

    Moderator: Steven Levitsky, Professor of...

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    2018 Feb 03

    2018 Latina Empowerment & Development (LEAD) Conference

    8:00am to 9:30pm

    Location: 

    Northwest Labs

    The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies is pleased to support Latinas Unidas de Harvard and the 2018 LEAD Conference. The Latina Empowerment & Development Conference also known as LEAD is an annual conference hosted at Harvard University by Latinas Unidas. LEAD is about empowering Latinas and other minorities who plan on fulfilling leadership and other professional career-oriented paths. Since its inception in 2007 LEAD has brought together hundreds of college Latinas and professionals from all over the country. The 11th annual LEAD Conference will be on Feb 2 - Feb 3...

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    2018 Feb 02

    2018 Latina Empowerment & Development (LEAD) Conference: Check in and Reception

    6:00pm to 9:00pm

    Location: 

    Northwest Labs

    The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies is pleased to support Latinas Unidas de Harvard and the 2018 LEAD Conference. The Latina Empowerment & Development Conference also known as LEAD is an annual conference hosted at Harvard University by Latinas Unidas. LEAD is about empowering Latinas and other minorities who plan on fulfilling leadership and other professional career-oriented paths. Since its inception in 2007 LEAD has brought together hundreds of college Latinas and professionals from all over the country. The 11th annual LEAD Conference will be...

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    2018 Feb 02

    The Mexico Conference 2018: The Path(s) Forward

    5:00pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Graduate School of Education (13 Appian Way) and Harvard John F. Kennedy School of Government (79 JFK St)

    This conference, organized by Harvard students, aims to promote debate around the path forward for Mexico over the coming 20 years for the country to become one of the 21st century's success stories.

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    The 2018 Conference will address the...

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    2018 Feb 02

    International Photo Contest Reception

    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    The Forum Room Lamont Library

    Join us for the International Photo Contest Reception! Take a tour around the world through the eyes of Harvard students who have studied worked interned or done research abroad. Hosted by the Office of International Education Learn more about the International Photo Contest. Everyone is welcome. Bring your friends!

    Qianyun Shi '15

    Photo...

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    2018 Jan 30

    From Sandinismo to Orteguismo: the new-look FSLN and authoritarian regression in Nicaragua

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

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    Speaker: Mateo Jarquín, PhD Candidate, Department of History, Harvard University

    Moderator: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University

    Today most historic Sandinista leaders oppose current president Daniel Ortega. This talk shows how a much-...

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    2018 Jan 25

    Student Info Session & Panel: Summer Opportunities

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S030, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Interested in Latin America? Come to the DRCLAS Info Session to learn how you can get involved in the region this summer! Gain internship experience study or participate in experiential learning through immersive programs offered between June - August 2018. This info session will be a student panel of past participants from each country/program. Please come with questions in mind!

    Programs Offered:

    • Summer Internship Program (SIP) in Argentina Brazil Chile Mexico & Peru

    • Health & Spanish Immersion Program in Chile

    • HBS LARC...

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    2018 Jan 25

    ¿Cómo construir una mejor ciudad después del sismo 19s?

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Centro Cultural del México Contemporáneo, Leandro Valle 20, 06020 Mexico City, Mexico

    This symposium is an updated version of a collaboration between the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS) and Mejor Ciudad about housing and urban development in Mexico City. The event was initially planned for late September to be held at Harvard and fully sponsored by DRCLAS. Because of the earthquake, the event was canceled. In the aftermath of that traumatic event we collectively agreed that it would be more fitting to hold the event in Mexico City. Understandably, the structure of the conference has shifted toward...

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    2018 Jan 18

    15th Anniversary of Harvard in Chile

    7:00pm to 9:00pm

    Location: 

    Las Condes, Región Metropolitana, Chile

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    On January 18th, Ambassador Carol Perez, the U.S. envoy to Chile, hosted the Regional Office’s 15th Anniversary Celebration at her official residence in Santiago. Nearly 200 people, including alumni, friends, supporters, and leaders from academia, business, and government,...

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    2018 Jan 15

    Congreso Futuro 2018 - Charlas de cinco Profesores de Harvard

    Mon - Sat, Jan 15 to Jan 20, 9:30am - 5:35pm

    Location: 

    Teatro San Gines, Mallinkrodt 76, Providencia, Santiago, Chile

    7 días, 10 regiones y más de 130 expositores de 27 países. Una semana con las mentes más brillantes de siglo XXI.

    Desafió: Construir el futuro que queremos

    Nunca antes el hombre tuvo que administrar tanta complejidad sobre el futuro. El avance de la exploración del universo, los nuevos hallazgos sobre el origen del hombre en la Tierra, la evidencia sobre la interdependencia entre las especies y los enormes retos que supone la pobreza y el cambio climático, plantean a la humanidad el desafío más difícil: Decidir qué futuro quiere y tomar las acciones...

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    2018 Jan 12

    IV Conferencia sobre la Mujer en Chile: Mujeres en la Academia

    2:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Salón de Honor, Casa Central PUC, Av Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins 340, Santiago

    Con el  objetivo de fomentar la inclusión de mujeres en el ámbito laboral y en la toma de decisiones en el mundo empresarial en nuestro país, se ha realizado una serie de avances muy concretos. Entre ellos cabe destacar la creación del Programa + Diversidad impulsado por Acción Empresas y apoyado por el Ministerio de Desarrollo Social en 2014; el  trabajo de investigación del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) en 2015 “Chile, Liderazgo Femenino en el sector Privado”; la Iniciativa de Paridad de Género Chile (IPG) 2016, plataforma público-privada -impulsada por el...

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    2017 Dec 15

    Energy and Conservation Possible, Eventual Points of Convergence?

    8:30am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    DRCLAS Regional Office, Vitacura, Chile

    Encuentro Energía y Conservación

    El David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University en Santiago fue anfitrión del encuentro coordinado por la Asociación de Generadoras de Chile con el motivo de crear una conversación junto al grupo de estudiantes de posgrado y académicos del Kennedy School of Government (HKS) de Universidad de Harvard, encabezados por Rand Wentworth, profesor de HKS y ex director de la Land Trust Alliance, de visita en Chile para estudiar temas de conservación en el país.

    El objetivo del encuentro fue compartir...

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