Events

    2019 Sep 09

    The Confessional Community: Narratives of Violence and Survival in Mexico City’s Anexos

    4:00pm

    Location: 

    Tozzer 203

    Speaker: Angela Garcia, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Stanford University
    Moderator: Ieva Jusionyte, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Social Studies

    Anthropology Series

    In the past decade, drug treatment centers called anexos (annexes) have proliferated throughout Mexico...

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    2019 May 23

    Cuba y los nuevos desafíos del sector privado, en el marco de las actuales transformaciones de la nación

    (All day)

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S020, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Harvard University, pre-LASA 2019 Conference

    La iniciativa privada constituye una bisoña experiencia en la Cuba actual. Aun cuando persisten un gran número de limitaciones legales, económicas y políticas para su desarrollo, muchos cubanos han decidido apostar por la creación de un negocio propio. Con el desarrollo del sector privado en los últimos años, se ha percibido un aumento de su peso en la economía nacional y su rol como actor social.

    El sector vive un nuevo periodo de cambios, las regulaciones que rigen su funcionamiento han sufrido modificaciones, con...

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    2019 May 23

    Latinoamérica en perspectiva: Representacion, narrativas y modos de vida

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Real Colegio Complutense, 26 Trowbridge Street

    Harvard University, pre-LASA 2019 Conference

    Latinoamérica en Perspectiva es un seminario dedicado a reflexionar sobre problemas filosóficos, culturales, literarios, históricos y políticos relacionados con Latinoamérica y su relación con el mundo hispano con sede en la Facultad de Filosofía de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM) inició sus actividades en 2018 con un encuentro títulado "Nuevas conceptualizaciones en tiempos de cambio". Este seminario trabaja dentro de las áreas temáticas del Grupo de Investigación “Historia y ontología del presente: la...

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    2019 May 23

    Entre la Injusticia y la Inclusión la diversidad sexual en América a 50 años de Stonewall

    (All day)

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S050, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Harvard University, pre-LASA 2019 Conference

    Preconferencia Sección Estudios sobre Sexualidad de LASA, 2019
    Co-organizadores: Sarah Soanirina Ohmer, CUNY Lehman College y Oscar Laguna

    9:30- 10:00 -  Registro y bienvenida por Oscar Laguna de la Sección de Estudios sobre Sexualidad de LASA

    10:00- 11:15 - Mesa de Presentaciones/Panel presentation

    Entendidos y maricas: El Frente de Liberación Homosexual de la Argentina más allá de Stonewall (1963-1983)
    Javier Fernández...

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    2019 May 22

    Latinoamérica en perspectiva: Representacion, narrativas y modos de vida

    9:00am to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street
    Harvard University, pre-LASA 2019 Conference

    Latinoamérica en Perspectiva es un seminario dedicado a reflexionar sobre problemas filosóficos, culturales, literarios, históricos y políticos relacionados con Latinoamérica y su relación con el mundo hispano con sede en la Facultad de Filosofía de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM) inició sus actividades en 2018 con un encuentro títulado "Nuevas conceptualizaciones en tiempos de cambio". Este seminario trabaja dentro de las áreas temáticas del Grupo de Investigación “Historia y ontología del presente: la perspectiva hispana...

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    2019 May 03

    Frontiers of Clientelism: Linking the Micro and the Macro

    9:00am to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S030, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Panels will discuss: Clientelism, Linkages and Party Organization, Political Competition, Linkage Strategies, Political Economy

    Please note: this event is by invitation only. Please contact Horacio Larreguy (hlarreguy@fas.harvard.edu) if interested.

    Presented in collaboration with the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs

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    2019 Apr 30

    Arts and Science Workshop Series: The Archive of the Iberian Slave Trade: Death, Value and Historical Ethics

    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

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    Speaker: Anna More, Professor, Universidade de Brasília

    Moderator: Mariano Siskind, Professor, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

    The sixteenth- and seventeenth-century slave trade was predominantly Iberian, with the Portuguese controlling much of...

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    2019 Apr 25

    A Conversation on Poetry and Gender with Angélica Freitas and Glória Sofia

    12:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Freitas & MonteiroAngélica Freitas (Pelotas, Brazil, 1973) is the author of two books of poetry, Rilke shake (Phoneme Press), translated by Hilary Kaplan and winner of the Best Translated Book Award and of the National Translation Award in 2016, and Um útero é do tamanho de um punho...

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    2019 Apr 24

    Including the Periphery: Expanding the Public Sphere through São Paulo's Literature Periférica

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S050, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Carter Topic ImageSpeaker: Kacey Carter, PhD Candidate, Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University

    Moderator: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government at Harvard University and the Faculty Chair of the Brazil Studies Program

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    2019 Apr 23

    The political origins of Mexico’s corruption

    12:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Speaker: Viridiana Rios, Ph.D. in Government, Harvard University

    Moderator: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University

    In contexts where corruption is widespread, why do some incumbents choose to not be corrupt? My research argues that party loyalty is a major influence to reduce corruption and test this argument using fine-grained data of 12 billion dollars audited to 3,601 local incumbents over a period of 16 years. Contributing to an unsettled and vibrant...

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    2019 Apr 19

    Central America and the Caribbean Film Series presents: Puerto Rico: Trouble in Paradise

    5:00pm to 9:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Trouble in Paradise: Puerto Rico After Maria

    A look at 21st century Puerto Rico, especially in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria and the preexisting crisis. Conversation about the status quo and communities standing up when faced with social abandonment.


    Presented in collaboration with Inquilinos Boricuas en Accion (IBA), Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico School of Law, Consulado General de México en Boston, Boston Latino International Film Festival (BLIFF) and The Cultural Agents Initiative at Harvard

    Opening remarks:...

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    2019 Apr 18

    Book Discussion: Guerrilla Marketing and Managing Multiculturalism in Colombia

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Guerrilla Marketing: Counterinsurgency and Capitalism in Colombia

    A new book, Guerrilla Marketing, details the Colombian government’s efforts to transform Marxist guerrilla fighters in the FARC into consumer citizens. Alexander L. Fattal shows how the market has become one of the principal grounds on which counterinsurgency warfare is waged and postconflict futures are imagined in Colombia. This layered case study illuminates a larger phenomenon: the convergence of marketing and militarism in the twenty-first century. Taking a global view of...

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    2019 Apr 17

    From 1910 to the 4th Transformation: Actors, Institutions, and Objectives in Mexico’s Revolutionary Politics

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Graduate School of Design, Sackler 222

    cannonSpeakers: Javier Garciadiego, Professor of History, El Colegio de México; John Womack, Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin American History, Emeritus, Harvard University

    Moderator: Diane Davis, Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism,...

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