Events

    #BlackLivesMatter Across the Americas: Black Youth Organizers and the Struggle for Racial Justice

    4:00pm to 5:30pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speakers: Ana Belique, Movimento Reconocido (Santo Domingo); Daniela Rincón, Casa Cultural El Chontaduro (Cali); Marcelle Decothé, Instituto Marielle Franco/Favelas Na Luta/Fórum da Juventude do Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro); Mirtes Souza (mãe de Miguel Otávio) e Priscila Santana, Kilomba Collective (Brazil/USA...

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    The Criminalization of Corruption in Latin America: Causes and Consequences of Lava Jato

    12:00pm to 1:20pm

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    Speakers: Ezequiel González Ocantos, Associate Professor in the Qualitative Study of Comparative Political Institutions, University of Oxford; Paula Muñoz, Profesora del Departamento Académico de Ciencias Sociales y Políticas, Universidad del Pacifico en Perú
    Discussant: Alisha Holland, Associate Professor of Government, Harvard University
    Moderated by: ...

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    Resisting Police Violence in the Americas: Mothers on the Front Lines

    4:00pm to 5:30pm


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    Speakers: Dorothy Holmes, Ronnieman Foundation and Justice for Families, Chicago, US; Débora Maria da Silva, Mothers of May, Brazil; Rute Fiuza, Mothers of May of the Northeast, Brazil; Jacqueline Castillo, Mothers of False Positives of Soacha and Bogotá, Colombia; Cristina Bautista Salvador, Mothers and...

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    Amazon 4.0 – Defining a Third Way for the Amazon

    4:00pm to 5:00pm


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    Speaker: Carlos Nobre, Senior Researcher, Institute for Advanced Studies, University of São Paulo; Senior Fellow, World Resources Institute
    Discussant: Vinicius Furuie, Environmental Fellow, Harvard University Center on the Environment
    Moderated by: Bruno Carvalho, Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures; Co-Chair Brazil...

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    Channels of Expression at Times of Change: Music and Dance Across Continents

    1:00pm to 2:00pm


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    Speakers: Gregory Nagy, Francis Jones Professor of Classical Greek Literature and Professor of Comparative Literature and Director of the Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University; Emma Dench, Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, McLean Professor of Ancient and Modern History and of the Classics, Harvard University; Richard Tuck, Frank G. Thomson...

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    Democracy on the Line in Brazil

    12:00pm to 1:20pm

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    Speakers: Fernando Limongi, Professor of Political Science, University of Sao Paulo; Nara Pavao, Assistant Professor in Political Science, Federal University of Pernambuco; Marta Arretche, Professor of Political Science, University of Sao Paulo
    Moderated by: Fernando Bizzarro, PhD Candidate in Government, Harvard University

    Halfway through Jair...

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    ReVista Launch: The Future of the Amazon, Lessons From the Past

    4:00pm to 5:00pm


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    Speakers: Felipe Milanez, Associate Professor at the Institute for Humanities, Arts and Sciences, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil; Bret Gustafson, Professor, Washington University in Saint Louis; Isabelle Foster, Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, Paraguay; Douglas Southgate, Professor Emeritus, Ohio State University; Patricia Vieira, Professor, Department of Spanish and...

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    In-House Open House

    6:00pm


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    Join us as we welcome our new faculty director, Steven Levitsky!

    Professor Levitsky will be joined by Marcia Castro, co-chair of the Brazil Studies Program and Alejandro de la Fuente, chair of the Cuba Studies Program to discuss ongoing and upcoming initiatives in three priority areas for 2020-21: challenges to democracy, the impact...

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    The Politics of Institutional Weakness in Latin America

    4:00pm


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    Speakers: Mala Htun, University of New Mexico; Eduardo Darget, Pontifica Universidad Catolica del Peru; Alisha Holland, Harvard University; Daniel Brinks, University of Texas-Austin; Steven Levitsky, Harvard University; Maria Victoria Murillo, Columbia University
    Moderated by: Javier Auyero, University of Texas-Austin

    Observers often take institutional weakness as an exogenous feature...

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    How COVID has Changed Latin American Economics

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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    Speakers: Andres Velasco, Dean of the School of Public Policy, London School of Economics and Political Science; former Finance Minister of Chile; Ana Maria Ibanez, Professor of Economics, Universidad de los Andes; Economics Principal Advisor for the Interamerican Development Bank; Daniela Campello, Associate Professor, Brazilian School of Business and Public Administration;...

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    Populist Coalitions in Latin America

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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    Speaker: Rodrigo Barrenechea, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University
    Discussants: Thea Riofrancos, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Providence College; Aaron Watanabe, PhD Candidate in Government, Harvard University
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    Qual o futuro das favelas?

    11:00am to 12:30pm

    11am EDT/12pm BRT

    This event is virtual and will be in Portuguese. To register, please click here.

    Speakers: Eliana Silva, Diretora, Redes de Desenvolvimento da Maré; Gilson Rodrigues, Presidente, União dos Moradores e do Comércio de Paraisópolis; Preto Zezé, Presidente Global da CUFA- Central Única das Favelas; Raull Santiago – Fundador, Coletivo Papo Reto

    ...

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    Liberdade de Expressão e Democracia

    10:00am to 11:30am

    10am EDT/ 11am BRT

    This event is virtual and will be in Portuguese. To register, please click here.

    Speakers:  Roberto Freire, Presidente do Cidadania; Gleisi Hoffman, Presidente do Partido dos Trabalhadores (PT); Bruno Araújo, Presidente do Partido da Social Democracia Brasileira (PSDB); Marcos Pereira, Presidente do Republicanos; Carlos Lupi,...

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    Lynchings in Brazil: Race, Social Control and Justice (1850-1930)

    12:00pm to 1:15pm

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    Speaker: Ricardo Pirola, Professor, UNICAMP, Brazil; Visiting Fellow, ALARI

    Ricardo Pirola is professor of Brazilian History at UNICAMP – Brazil. He is author of Escravos e rebeldes no tribunais do Império (2015 – Winner of National Archive Prize - Brazil) and Senzala Insurgente (...

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    Relações Internacionais do Brasil em Tempos de Coronavirus

    11:00am to 12:15pm

    Location: 

    Zoom Webinar

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    Speakers: Adriana Abdenur, Coordenadora da área de Paz e Segurança Internacional, Instituto Igarapé; Hussein Kalout, Research Scholar, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University, Ex-Secretário de Assuntos Estratégicos da Presidência da República (2017-2018); Rubens Ricupero, Embaixador do Brasil em Genebra, Washington e...

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    História e Pandemias no Brasil

    3:00pm to 4:15pm

    This event is virtual and will be in Portuguese. To register, please click here

    Um diálogo online com: Sidney Chalhoub, Historiador. David e Peggy Rockefeller Professor de História e de Estudos Africanos e Afro-Americanos; Diretor do Programa de Pós-graduação em História, Harvard University; João José Reis. Historiador. Professor Titular de História,...

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