Events

    2020 May 06

    The Coronavirus and Prospects for Economic Recovery in Mexico

    5:00pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Zoom Webinar

    The recording of this event can be found here

    Speakers: Gordon Hanson, Peter Wertheim Professor in Urban Policy and Faculty Affiliate, CID, Harvard Kennedy School; Gerardo Esquivel, Vice-Governor, Banco de México; and Lorenza Martínez, Manager Director, Accenture Mexico

    Join us for a discussion on how Mexico can navigate the immediate challenges of a rapidly...

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    2020 May 06

    Human Rights and Responsibilities in Times of Coronavirus

    11:00am

    Location: 

    Zoom Webinar

    The recording of this event can be found here

    Speakers: Kathryn Sikkink, Ryan Family Professor of Human Rights Policy, Harvard University; Flavia Piovesan, Professor of Constitutional Law and Human Rights, Catholic University of São Paulo; Sergio Aguayo, Professor at the Center for International Studies, El Colegio de Mexico

    Moderator: Ieva...

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    2020 May 01

    The Cuban Economy in the Context of COVID-19

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Zoom Webinar

    The recording of this event can be found here

    Speaker: Carmelo Mesa-Lago, Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Economics and Latin American Studies, University of Pittsburgh

    Moderator: Alejandro de la Fuente, Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin American History and Economics; Professor of African and African American Studies; Chair, Cuba...

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    2020 Apr 24

    Taller de racismo y antirracismo en contextos de mestizaje

    Repeats every week every Friday until Fri May 01 2020 .
    1:30pm to 3:00pm

    1:30pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    Zoom Webinar

    Registration is closed. 

    Conferencista: Dra. Gisela Carlos Fregoso

    Gisela Carlos Fregoso es Doctora en Investigación Educativa; Maestra en Promoción y Desarrollo Cultural y Licenciada en Letras Hispánicas. Su trabajo se enfoca en el estudio del racismo en contextos de mestizaje, blanqueamiento, el antirracismo y el racismo en la educación superior. Trabajó en el proyecto “Antirracismo Latinoamericano en tiempos post-raciales” en la Universidad de Cambridge y forma parte de la Red sobre Identidades, Racismos y...

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    2020 Apr 23

    Respuestas Educativas al COVID-19: Retos y perspectivas para Paraguay

    4:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Zoom Webinar

    Favor de registrarse aquí

    Participantes: Fernando Reimers, Profesor de la Fundación Ford de la Práctica en Educación Internacional, Director de la Iniciativa Global de Innovación Educativa y del Programa de Política Educativa Internacional de la Universidad de Harvard; Fernando Griffith, Viceministro de Culto del Ministerio de Educación y Ciencias; Marta Lafuente, Asesora de Juntos por la Educación y Ex-Ministra de...

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    2020 Apr 22

    The Impact of COVID-19 on the Economy and Urban life in Brazil

    11:00am to 12:15pm

    Location: 

    Zoom Webinar

    This event is virtual. To register for this event, please click here.

    Speakers: Edward Glaeser, Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics at Harvard University (FAS); Harvard Kennedy School (HKS);  Arminio Fraga, Founder, Gávea Investimentos; Chair, Instituto de Estudos para Políticas de Saúde (IEPS); and Jose Scheinkman, Charles and Lynn Zhang Professor of Economics at...

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    2020 Apr 21

    COVID y Equidad de Género: Cuidado, Violencias y Participación

    6:30pm

    Location: 

    Zoom Webinar

    Conferencista: Juliana Hernández, fundadora de Nosotras Ahora, una iniciativa que busca incrementar la participación de las mujeres en política

    Moderadora: Valentina Montoya, Harvard SJD candidate and expert on gender and domestic work

    El Coronavirus, como todas las pandemias, afecta de forma diferencial a las mujeres por varias razones: las mujeres asumen una carga desproporcionada en labores de cuidado; la violencia machista aumenta en cuarentena; más mujeres están en la economía informal; las trabajadoras domésticas son casi...

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    2020 Apr 14

    Brazil's Education Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Zoom Webinar

    This event is virtual. To register for this event, please click here.

    Speakers: Fernando Reimers, Ford Foundation Professor of Practice in International Education; Director, Global Education Innovation Initiatve, Harvard Graduate School of Education; Claudia Costin, Director, Center for Excellence and Innovation in Education Policies (FGV) Global Commission on the...

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    2020 Apr 14

    O que o coronavírus revela sobre as cidades brasileiras? Favelas e assentamentos informais, até quando?

    11:30am to 12:45pm

    Location: 

    Zoom Webinar

    Speaker: Washington Fajardo, Arquiteto e Urbanista; Harvard DRCLAS Visiting Researcher

    Moderator: Philip Yang, Fundador do Urbem – Instituto de Urbanismo e Estudos para a Metrópole; Membro do Conselho Consultivo do Harvard-Brazil Office

    Washington Fajardo é arquiteto e urbanista pela FAU-UFRJ ’96, e dedica-se ao desenvolvimento urbano. Autor de projetos de reabilitação, habitação social, urban design e espaços culturais. Ex-presidente do Instituto Rio Patrimônio da Humanidade (2009-2016) implementou...

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    2020 Apr 10

    Respuestas Educativas al COVID-19: Retos y perspectivas para México

    2:00pm

    Location: 

    Zoom Webinar

    Favor de registrarse aquí. Después de registrarse, recibirán un email de confirmación con la información necesaria para acceder al evento online.

    Participantes: Fernando Reimers, Ford Foundation Professor of the Practice in International Education, Director of the Global Education Innovation Initiative and of The International Education Policy Program, Harvard...

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    2020 Apr 08

    Transparência e resposta à COVID-19 no Brasil

    6:00pm to 7:15pm

    Location: 

    Zoom Webinar

    This event is virtual. To register for this event, please click here

    Speakers: Fernanda Campagnucci, Executive Director of Open Knowledge Brasil;  Manoel Galdino, Executive Director of Transparência Brasil

    O Brazil Caucus, uma organização de estudantes da Harvard Kennedy School, com o apoio do David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS), convida para o debate com Fernanda Campagnucci, Diretora Executiva da...

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    2020 Mar 10

    Electoral Management, Partisan Strategic Interaction, and Civic Engagement: Lessons from Latin America and Africa

    12:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Speaker: Alejandro Trelles, Assistant Professor of Politics, Brandeis University

    Moderator: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government

    This talk focuses on the formal and informal aspects of electoral autonomy in Latin America and Africa, how political parties interact within electoral management boards, and mechanisms that facilitate the civic engagement and transparency. Drawing on examples from Venezuela, Mexico, Ghana, and Kenya, the talk centres around the concepts of autonomy, the adoption of...

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    2020 Mar 09

    Global History Seminar: Tâmis Parron, "Black Slavery and World Accumulation: Towards a Global History of Value"

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Robinson Hall, 35 Quincy Street, Lower Library

    Speaker: Tâmis Parron, Research Professor, Department of History, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil
    Moderator: Danielle N. Boaz, Visiting Fellow, WIGH; Stuart Hall Fellow, Hutchins Center for African and African-American Research, Harvard University; Assistant Professor of Africana Studies, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

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    2020 Mar 05

    Arts and Science Workshop Series: Lo que queda después: la imaginación del futuro y el revés de lo moderno desde la estética Latinoamericana contemporánea hasta la del siglo pasado

    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Speaker: Luz Horne, Professor of Literature at the Humanities Department at Universidad de San Andrés in Buenos Aires. DRCLAS de Fortabat Visiting Scholar 2019-2020

    Moderator: Mariano Siskind, Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and of Comparative Literature

    This presentation explores the connection between a contemporary global catastrophic imaginary with the one from mid-twentieth century Latin America: that of a territory impregnated with future. Paying attention to this connection will shed light on the...

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    2020 Mar 03

    On the Origins of Polarization in Venezuela

    12:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Speaker: Alejandro Velasco, Associate Professor, Gallatin School of Individualized Study, New York University
    Moderator: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government

    While the literature on urban Latin America has examined the relationship between politics and space, the particular impact of political polarization on urban space and vice versa has received scant attention. In this sense, Caracas is an exemplary case. On one hand, it is marked by long standing spatial...

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