Events

    Book Launch: Transforming the War on Drugs: Warriors, Victims and Vulnerable Regions with Coeditor Annette Idler


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speaker: Annette Idler, Visiting Scholar, Weatherhead Scholars Program; Director, Global Security Programme, Pembroke College, Oxford University 
    Chair: Melani Cammett, Center Director; Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs, Department of Government, Harvard University;...

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    ReVista Launch: Transportation


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    How to get from here to there? What does it mean to have sustainable transportation serving all in Latin America’s cities and countryside? Practitioners and academics look at the challenges in the launch of the Fall issue of ReVista, the Harvard Review of Latin America, which focuses on transportation and mobility in the Americas.

    Speakers: Maria Elena Acuña M.,social anthropologist at the...

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    ALARI Seminar Series with Luis Gilberto Murillo: Environmental and Climate Policy: Differential approach for Afro-descendant People in the Americas


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    Speaker: Luis Gilberto Murillo, ESI´s MLK fellow, and former Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development of Colombia
    Moderated by: Alejandro de la Fuente, Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin American History and Economics; Professor of African and African American Studies and of...

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    Harvard-UAI Collaborative Research Grant Series Presents: "Flowering in desert shrublands: dynamic plant responses to climate in Chile"

    3:30 pm ET / 5:30 pm Chile
    This event is virtual, and will have simultaneous English and Spanish interpretations. To register click here.

    Speakers: Charles C. Davis, Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Curator of Vascular Plants in the Harvard University Herbaria; Karin Maldonado, Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Liberal Arts, Universidad Adolfo...

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    DRCLAS Film Series | A Fantastic Woman by Sebastián Lelio


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    Speaker: Sebastián Lelio, Filmmaker
    Moderated by: Jorge Sánchez Cruz,  Visiting Assistant Professor, Harvard University and Adri Rodríguez Ríos, PhD Candidate in Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University

    A conversation with filmmaker Sebastián Lelio on the film A Fantastic Woman. The movie will be offered for free through...

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    Globalizing Patient Capital: The Political Economy of Chinese Finance in the Americas


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    Speaker: Stephen Kaplan, Associate Professor of Political Science and Economic Affairs, George Washington University

    This book explores how China’s state-led capitalism affects national level governance. China, as the world’s largest saver, has more than doubled its overseas banking presence since the 2008 global financial crisis...

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    Chile Presidential Elections


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    On November 21, 2021, Chile will hold its first presidential election since a massive wave of protest shook the country and ushered in a period of far-reaching constitutional change. What do the results of the Chilean election tell us about the country’s changing politics--and what do they portend for the future?

    Speakers: Juan Pablo Luna, Pontificia...

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    Conferencia Regional de Educación para el Siglo XXII - COEDU22

    7:00 am ET / 9:00 am Chile

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

    Speakers: Richard Weissbourd, Profesor de Educación, Director de la Facultad de Desarrollo Humano y Psicología de la Universidad de Harvard; Sergio Herskovits, Abogado y Educador; Joaquín Walker Martínez, Director Ejecutivo de Elige Educar; Peter Higgins, Profesor Educación Mediambiente...

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    Book Presentation: Ediciones El Puente and the Gaps of the Cuban Literary Canon - Post-revolutionary cultural dynamics


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    Author: María Isabel Alfonso, Professor of Spanish and Chair of the Department of Modern Languages at St. Joseph’s College 
    Discussant: César A. Salgado, Associate Professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese and Graduate Adviser in the Program in Comparative Literature at the University of Texas at Austin
    Moderated by: Doris Sommer, Ira Jewell Williams...

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    Mexico Seminar: Beyond Covid Vaccines: Mexican Rural Health and Past Vaccination Campaigns


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    Speakers: Claudia Agostoni, Researcher, Institute for Historical Research, National Autonomous University of Mexico; Ana María Carrillo, Professor, School of Medicine, National Autonomous University of Mexico; Paola Sesia, Professor, Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social, Pacífico Sur
    Moderated by: Gabriela Soto Laveaga,...

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    The Gendered Division of Governing Labor: How Activism Thrives in Rio de Janeiro’s Gang Territories


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    Speaker: Anjuli Fahlberg, Assistant Professor, Tufts University
    Moderated by: Yanilda Gonzalez, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Harvard University

    Across Latin America, the rise of armed drug trafficking organizations and militarized policing in poor neighborhoods has created...

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    Impact of Venezuela Migration on Latin America


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    Of the more than 5.6 million Venezuelans who have left Venezuela since 2017, more than 70 percent have migrated to Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. Despite their stated intention to remain in the countries that received them, they often lack regular migration status, and they have suffered from unemployment or employment discrimination and restricted access to health care and local...

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    Arts and Humanities Workshop | Perder su mundo y perder el mundo: la poesía y la crisis migratoria venezolana


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

    Speakers: Gustavo Guerrero, Professor of Contemporary Latin American Literature and Culture, CY Cergy Paris Université; Adalber Salas Hernández, Poet, Essayist, and Translator; Santiago Acosta, Scholar and Poet; Natasha Tiniacos...

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    CAUSA Reunion Series presents: A Conversation with the Co-Founders


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    Speakers: Carlos Zumpano, Manager/Partner as Zumpano Castro; Cesar Conde, Chairman of NBCUniversal News Group

    Featuring Carlos Zumpano (Manager/Partner as Zumpano Castro) and Cesar Conde (Chairman of NBCUniversal News Group), the two Harvard alums who co-founded the Cuban-American Undergraduate Student Association at Harvard 27 years ago. Please join us for...

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    Are the Military a Threat to Brazilian Democracy Today?


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    Speakers: Maud Chirio, Associate Professor of History, Université Gustave Eiffel; João Roberto Martins Filho, Full Professor, Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar); and Natalia Viana, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Agência Pública; Nieman Fellow ´22
    Moderated by: Sidney Chalhoub, Professor of History and of African and African American Studies...

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