Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge
Remember and celebrate your departed loved ones at this year’s Día de los Muertos altar savor traditional Mexican hot chocolate and pan de muerto and enjoy a presentation by Harvard Professor Davíd Carrasco as part of this festive evening of music and community.
Free and open to the public. Reservations required. R
eservation includes museum entrance Mexican hot chocolate and pan de muerto and access to a special presentation by Harvard Professor Davíd Carrasco. Learn more about the Day of the Dead altar in the Encounters with the Americas gallery...
Bubble tea! Churros! Empanadas! The CGIS departments and international centers invite you to Trick or Treat around the world! Every center will be giving away snacks and candy! Stop by to learn more about student programs and funding for international travel or research.
Presented in collaboration with the Harvard University Asia...
Corrientes 348 Restaurant - Av. Infante Dom Henrique, s/n - Marina da Glória, Rio de Janeiro - RJ
Speaker: Richard Freeman
In a May-June 2016 Harvard Magazine article, Who Owns the Robots Rules the World, Professor Richard Freeman states "we should worry less about the potential displacement of human labor by robots than about how to share fairly across society the prosperity that the robots produce." How might governments and private firms ensure that technological advances lead to prosperity throughout society? What ideas should leaders of emerging economies think to consider?
Speakers: Andrew Crespo '08, Assistant Professor Law, Harvard Law School; Rafael Cox Alomar '04, Assistant Professor of Law University of the District of Columbia; David A. Clarke, School of Law; Christopher Landau '89, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP; Andrés W. López '95, President The Law Offices of Andrés W. López; Pedro Reina-Pérez, Professor, University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras “The oldest colony in the world.”
That was the name José Trías Monge ’44 gave to his home the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico where he served as attorney general and chief...
Villa Victoria La Galeria, 85 West Newton Street, Boston
June Carolyn Erlick, Publications director, DRCLAS will launch her new book “Telenovelas in Pan-Latino Context.” Boris Muñoz, Op-ed editor of the New York Times en español and Marcela García, Editorial writer for the Boston Globe will participate in a round-table discussion with Erlick about the social meaning of telenovelas.
Bray Room, Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, 77 Avenue, Louis Pasteur, Boston
Speakers: Marcia Castro, Associate Professor of Demography, Department of Population and Global Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health ; Celina M. Turchi, Researcher, Fundaçāo; Olswaldo Cruz (Fiocruz) C. ; Jessica Metcalf, Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Public Affairs, Departments of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University; Anne Rimoi, Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology School of Public Health, University of California at Los Angeles; Pardis Sabeti, Professor of...
Please join President Drew Faust and a panel of experts in a conversation about the future of cities.
Moderator: John Macomber, Senior Lecturer, Harvard Business School
Panelists: Diane Davis, Chair Department of Urban Planning and Design, Harvard Graduate School of Design; John Fernandez, Professor, MIT; Urban Metabolism Group, African Urban Metabolism Network; Christian Irmisch, Principal, Siemens AG Mobility Division; Stefan Knupfer, Senior Partner ,McKinsey & Compan, Leader Sustainability Resource...
With grant support from the French-American Jazz Exchange Program, Cuban-American saxophonist/percussionist/composer Yosvany Terry and French pianist Baptiste Trotignon present a unique and exciting program inspired by the rich and diverse musical traditions that emerged from...
Peabody Museum, Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street
Speaker: Ieva Jusionyte, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Social Studies, Department of Anthropology and Committee on Degrees in Social Studies; Faculty Associate, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University
The idea of building a wall on the U.S./Mexico border serves as a potent symbol across the political spectrum—a means of assuaging social and economic anxieties by placing them onto a remote frontier. Ieva Jusionyte will consider how an anthropological analysis of the state borders and security can help people understand the...
Speaker: Sonia Netto Salomão, Professor of Portuguese and Brazilian Language and Literature, Sapienza University of Rome
Moderator: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government, Harvard University
The lecture illustrates the synthesis of foreign visions of Brazil and their influence on the Brazilian construction of identity best summarized in Macunaíma the novel which is a specific example of the coming together of literature history and theory. Sonia Netto Salomão has been a Full...
Pontificia Universidad Católica, Campus Lo Contador, Santiago, Chile
La instancia, se dividirá en cuatro bloques donde se expondrán proyectos e investigaciones relacionadas con la planificación territorial, enfocada en una aproximación sustentable, ecológica, del espacio periurbano y de las áreas verdes.