Events

    Brazil Conference at Harvard & MIT

    Repeats every weekday until Sat Apr 17 2021 .
    4:15pm to 9:00pm


    This event is virtual, for more information click here.

    A Brazil Conference ocorrerá entre os dias 11 e 17 de Abril. Com o intuito de levantar debates pertinentes para a sociedade brasileira como um todo, anualmente trazemos palestrantes especializados nos assuntos em questão, que divididos em diversos painéis contribuem para uma discussão organizada e com potencial para gerar frutos reais para o nosso país.

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    La segunda vuelta presidencial en Ecuador y el futuro de su democracia / The runoff election in Ecuador and the future of its democracy

    5:30pm


    This event is virtual and will be presented in Spanish with simultaneous English translation. To view the recording, click here

    Speakers: Manuela Picq, Profesora en la Universidad de San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador; Diego Ordóñez, Doctor en Jurisprudencia, Legislador y Diputado Provincial por Pichincha; Franklin Ramirez, Investigador-Profesor en Flacso Ecuador

    Moderated by: ...

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    Colombian Conference 2021

    Thu Apr 8 (All day) to Sat Apr 10 (All day)


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    In a broader sense, disruption is an interruption to the current state of things. It can also mean creating solutions for problems that have been historically overlooked, ignored, or have affected neglected populations. By focusing on unattended or previously non-existing problems, disruption leads to questioning conventional thinking and practices. In Colombia, both the pre-pandemic...

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    Why Architecture Belongs in the Museum: Barry Bergdoll

    5:00pm to 6:00pm


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

    Speaker: Barry Bergdoll, Professor of Art History and Archaeology, Columbia University
    Moderated by: Patricio del Real, Assistant Professor of History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University

    Why Architecture Belongs in the Museum | Activism: Future and Historical. This conversation series is part...

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    Popular Participation and the Making of Brazil's 1988 Constitution

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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

    Speaker: Dan McDonald, Postdoctoral Fellow, Mahindra Humanities Center, Harvard University; Harvard Mellon Urban Initiative Research Fellow
    Discussant: Victoria Langland, Associate Professor, University of Michigan
    Moderator: Sidney Chalhoub, Professor of History and of African and African American Studies,...

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    Race and Politics in 21st Century Latin America

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    This event is part of a virtual series. To view the recording, click here

    Speakers: Marcus Johnson, Assistant Professor of Political Science, CUNY Baruch College; Natalia Salgado Bueno, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Emory University; David de Micheli, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Ethnic Studies, University of Utah
    Discussant: Danilo Contreras,...

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    Race, Representation, and Agassiz’s Brazilian Fantasy

    4:00pm to 5:30pm


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

    Speakers: Sandra Benites (Guaraní Ñandeva), Adjunct Curator of Brazilian Art, Museum of Art of São Paulo; Anita Ekman, Visual and Performance Artist; Christoph Irmscher, Director, Wells Scholars Program, Provost Professor, Department of English, Indiana University;...

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    Religion and Spirituality: ReVista Launch

    1:00pm to 2:30pm

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    Speakers: Fernanda Abreu, Brazilian filmmaker; Marjorie Agosín, Wellesley College; Ruth Behar, University of Michigan; Ana María Bidegain, Florida International University; Octavio Carrasco, historian of religion; Jessica Christie, East Carolina University; Juliana Cohen, Harvard University; Evgenia Fotiou, Kent State University; Rachelle Grossman, Harvard University; Emilio Adrian...

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    Walkout Film Screening and Panel Discussion

    6:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here

    Join us for a film screening and panel discussion about the historic 1968 East LA Walkouts by Latinx/Chicanx students in the Los Angeles Unified School District and their enduring impact on educational equity for Latinx youth. View the "Walkout" film asynchronously (access details provided upon registration), and then join us for a panel discussion about...

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    Proyección y discusión del documental "La Paz" de Tomás Pinzón

    5:00pm to 6:30pm


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

    Speakers: Tomás Pinzón, Director documental La Paz; Andrés Moya, Profesor Asociado de la Facultad de Economía de la Universidad de los Andes, DRCLAS Visiting Scholar 2020-2021
    Moderated by: Robin Adèle Greeley, Profesora de Historia del Arte de la Universidad de...

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    Book presentation Cuban Memory Wars: Retrospective Politics in Revolution and Exile

    12:00pm to 2:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speaker: Michael J. Bustamante, Assistant Professor of History at Florida International University
    Discussant: María de Los Angeles Torres, Professor of Latin American and Latino Studies at the University of Illinois in Chicago
    Moderated by: Alejandro de la Fuente, Robert Woods Bliss Professor of...

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    Toward a Venezuelan Transition? Escaping a Complex Humanitarian Emergency (Panel 2)

    11:00am to 12:30pm


    To view the English recording of this event, click here. For Spanish, click here

    Speakers: Luis Almagro, General Secretary of the Organization of the American States (OAS); María Gabriela Ponce, Professor, and researcher of the Economic and Social Research Institute of the Catholic University “Andrés Bello”,...

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    ¡... a la calle! Art, Design, and Discourse in times of turmoil in Latin(x) America

    7:30pm to 9:00pm


    This event is virtual and will have simultaneous translation to both English and Spanish. To register click here.

    Speakers: Regina José Galindo, Performance Artist, Guatemala; Noemí Segarra Ramírez, Performance Artist, Puerto Rico; Ronald Rael, Architect, USA; eLight Lab, Audio-visual artists and designers, Chile
    Moderated by: Hansy Better Barraza,...

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    Food Security in the Americas: Race, Nutrition, and Obesity

    6:00pm to 7:00pm


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    Speakers: 

    Gerardo Otero, Simon Fraser University: “Neoliberal Diet and Inequality”

    Janett Barragán Miranda, American University: "Eating Proper and the Racialization of Mexican Food in the United States"

    Emily Yates-Doerr, Oregon State University and University of Amsterdam: “From BMI to Stunting: The Problem of/with Food Security in Guatemala”


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    La Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta: nuevos retos para su investigación y conservación

    5:00pm


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    Speaker: Santiago Giraldo, PhD, Director Fundación ProSierra Nevada de Santa Marta y Global Heritage Fund Latinoamérica

    Moderated by: Dra. Sadie L. Weber, Arqueóloga ambiental, Laboratorio de Zooarqueología, Universidad de Harvard; Solsiré Cusicanqui, Arqueóloga, Alumna doctoral del Departamento de Antropología, Universidad de Harvard, Estudiante Graduada Asociada, DRCLAS...

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    Mexico Under AMLO

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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    Speakers: Mariano Sanchez Talanquer, Professor of Politics, Harvard Academy (2021),  El Colegio de México; Andreas Schedler, Professor of Political Science, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE); Viridiana Rios, Mexican scholar and analyst; Kenneth Greene, Associate Professor of Government, UT College of Liberal Arts
    Moderated by: Steven Levitsky, Director,...

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