Events

    2021 Sep 22

    “Revistas culturales latinoamericanas, recorte y globalización de la cultura en la primera mitad del siglo XX”

    5:30pm to 7:00pm

    This event is part of Harvard-UAI Collaborative Research Discoveries in Chile Series and will be held in Spanish. This event is virtual and will be held at 6:30pm Santiago de Chile time. To register, click here

    Speaker: Antonia Viu, Directora Departamento de Literatura, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez
    Moderated by: Mariano Siskind...

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    2021 Sep 21

    The State of Democracy in Latin America

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    For a recording of this event, click here.

    Latin America has been buffeted by economic crisis, soaring crime rates, major corruption scandals, and a devastating pandemic. These crises have threatened democracies across much of the region. DRCLAS has assembled four prominent scholars of Latin American politics to evaluate the state of democracy in the region. How serious are contemporary threats to Latin American democracies? What are the...

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    2021 Sep 20

    Info Session: Student Opportunities at DRCLAS

    4:00pm to 5:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Interested in engaging with Latin America this year? Come to the virtual DRCLAS Info Session to learn how you can get involved in the region! Gain internship experience, study, or participate in experiential learning through immersive programs and funding opportunities.

    This Info Session will cover details about the following...

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    2021 Sep 17

    ALARI Seminar Series Inauguration Lecture with Aurora Vergara: Afro-Colombian Studies in the Year of Freedom (2021) / Estudios Afrocolombianos en el año de la libertad (2021)

    12:00pm to 2:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

     

    2021 was declared the Year of Freedom by the Colombian Ministry of Culture. It commemorates 200 years of the law of freedom of the bellies and 170 years of abolishing slavery in the country. This context coincides with the second year of the COVID19 pandemic and the wave of social mobilizations of April 28 - July 28. In...

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    2021 Sep 15

    Imagining Collective Futures in the Amazon

    12:00pm to 1:15pm


    For a recording of this event, please click here.

    The extraction of natural resources in the Amazon only continues to increase, resulting in a record number of land-related conflicts, deforestation, and murders of environmental defenders, disproportionately affecting Indigenous and peasant populations. At the same time, scientists continue to warn of the potential collapse of Amazon ecosystem, which would have catastrophic global impacts. What futures are in dispute in the Amazon?...

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    2021 Sep 14

    Prospects for Post-COVID Economic Recovery in Latin America

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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    The economic toll of the Covid crisis on Latin America has been catastrophic. According to The Economist, whereas global GDP contracted by 3% last year, that of Latin America and the Caribbean fell on average by 7%, the worst of any region tracked by the IMF. Lengthy lockdowns have contributed to the exacerbation of poverty and inequality, and school closures...

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    2021 Sep 09

    COVID-19 Vaccine development and deployment: The Cuban case

    1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Speaker: Dr. Vicente Vérez Bencomo, Director of the Finlay Institute of Vaccines
    Moderated by: Marcia Castro, Chair, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

    Dr. Vicente Verez Bencomo is a scientist with a nationally and internationally recognized trajectory. He is a Chemical Engineer from the “Lomonosov” Institute in Moscow, State Doctor from the University of Orleans (France, 1983), Doctor Honoris causa from the Canadian University of Quebec in Montreal and Member of...

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    2021 Sep 08

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

    6:00pm to 7:15pm


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    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 University

    Join us for a...

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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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