Events

    2020 Feb 29

    Patricio Guzman's Chile Trilogy

    7:00pm to 10:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street

    7:00pm

    The Pearl Button (El botón de nácar)

    Directed by Patricio Guzmán

    France/Spain/Chile/Switzerland, 2015, DCP, color and b&w, 82 min.

    9:00pm

    Nostalgia for the Light (Nostalgia de la luz)

    Directed by Patricio Guzmán France/Germany/Chile, 2010, 35mm, color, 90 min.

    Details at: https://harvardfilmarchive.org/programs/patricio-guzmans-chile-trilogy

    Presented in collaboration with Harvard Film Archive 

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    2020 Feb 28

    Patricio Guzman's Chile Trilogy

    7:00pm to 10:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street

    7:00pm

    The Cordillera of Dreams (La Cordillère des songes)

    Directed by Patricio Guzmán

    Chile/France, 2019, DCP, color, 85 min.

     

    9:00pm

    The Pearl Button (El botón de nácar) 

    Directed by Patricio Guzmán France/Spain/Chile/Switzerland , 2015, DCP, color and b&w, 82 min.

     

    Details at: https://harvardfilmarchive.org/programs/patricio-guzmans-chile-trilogy

    Presented in collaboration with Harvard Film Archive

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    2020 Feb 28

    CANCELED: The Resurgence of the Right: Evaluating the impact of the Trump policies on the opinion towards Cuba and its government within the Cuban diaspora of South Florida

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, Room S-216, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Speaker: Guillermo J. Grenier, Professor of Sociology and Chair in the Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies, Florida International University

    Moderator: Alejandro de la Fuente, Professor of African and African American Studies and of History; Director, Afro-Latin American Research Institute, Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, Harvard University

    The work presents the results of the most recent Cuba Poll, (November 2018) and compares the details with the opinions compiled by the research...

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    2020 Feb 27

    Gordon R. Willey Lecture: The Ancient Maya Response to Climate Change: A Cautionary Tale

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge

    Speaker: Billie L. Turner II, Regents Professor and Gilbert F. White Professor of Environment and Society, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning and the School of Sustainability, Arizona State University

    Moderator: William L. Fash, Bowditch Professor of Central American and Mexican Archaeology and Ethnology; Archaeology Program Director, Harvard University

    Ancient Maya civilization—known for its cities, monumental architecture, ceramics, hieroglyphic writing, and advanced understanding of mathematics and...

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    2020 Feb 25

    Did Ancient Andean People Know How to Write, do Math, or Keep Accounts Before the Spaniards Arrived?

    7:00pm

    Speaker Gary Urton, Dumbarton Oaks Professor of Pre-Columbian Studies

    Gary Urton is Dumbarton Oaks Professor of Pre-Columbian Studies in the Department of Anthropology at Harvard. He earned his M.A. in Ancient History and his Ph.D. in Anthropology at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. His research focuses on a variety of topics in pre-Columbian and early colonial Andean cultural and intellectual history, drawing on...

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    2020 Feb 25

    Neoliberalism and Social Protest Waves in Latin America: The Chilean Case in Comparative Perspective

    12:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, Room S-250, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Speaker: Kenneth Roberts, Richard J. Schwartz Professor of Government, Cornell University
    Moderator: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government

    Waves of social protest have increasingly challenged Chile's neoliberal economic model and the constitutional order that sustains it. Chile's most recent protest cycle belongs to a broader pattern of resistance to neoliberalism in Latin America, but it has a number of distinctive characteristics that reflect the singular breadth, depth,...

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    2020 Feb 23

    Patricio Guzman's Chile Trilogy

    4:00pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street
    4:00pm
    Nostalgia for the Light (Nostalgia de la luz)
    Directed by Patricio Guzmán
    France/Germany/Chile , 2010, 35mm, color, 90 min.
     
    7:00pm
    The Cordillera of Dreams (La Cordillère des songes) 
    Directed by Patricio Guzmán
    Chile/France , 2019, DCP, color, 85 min
     
    Details at: https://harvardfilmarchive.org/programs/patricio-guzmans-chile-trilogy
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    2020 Feb 18

    Bureaucratic Entrepreneurs, Reputations, and Shocks: A Theory of Transnational Bureaucratic Cooperation on Migration Control

    12:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S-250

    Speaker: Angie Bautista-Chavez, PhD candidate, Department of Government 

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

    In this presentation, Bautista-Chavez shares findings from her dissertation project, titled: "Exporting Borders: The Domestic and International Politics of Migration Control". Using key informant interviews and archival research, she examine two central questions. First, why and how has the United States internationalized U.S. immigration enforcement? Second, under what...

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    2020 Feb 11

    Coproduction of Health Care for Indigenous Women

    12:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S-250

    Speaker: Tulia Falleti, Class of 1965 Endowed Term Professor of Political Science; Director of Latin American and Latino Studies Program; Senior Fellow Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania

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

    Coproduction between state and civil society in the delivery of public services raises a host of questions that go from cooptation of civil society to efficiencies in the delivery of public services. Moreover, when this cooperation...

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    2020 Feb 06

    Political Intermediation in the Digital Age: Is There A Way Out of Populism?

    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    L-382 (Khan Room), Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK Street

    Speaker: Miguel Lago, Lecturer of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; Executive Director, Institute for Health Policy Studies

    Moderator: Nathalie Gazzaneo, MPP candidate, HKS.

    The rise of populism is directly connected to the crisis of trust in political parties, mainstream media and trade unions. But it is also connected to the emergence of social media, where intermediaries tend do be removed in different activities. Therefore, is there still room for political intermediation in the digital...

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    2020 Feb 04

    Brazil Under Bolsonaro: Brasil Acima de Tudo, Deus Acima de Todos

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S-250

    Speaker: Amy Erica Smith, Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean’s Professor and Associate Professor of Political Science, Iowa State University               

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

    How have Brazilian society and politics changed in Jair Bolsonaro's first year in the presidency? In rhetoric and style, Bolsonaro has intensified culture war politics, setting his camp up for Manichean battles against perceived enemies who range from the...

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    2020 Jan 31

    MX Conference 2020

    Fri - Sat, Jan 31 to Feb 1, 12:00pm - 8:15pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Law School (Jan 31); Harvard Kennedy School (Feb 1)
    The MX Conference is a student-run initiative at Harvard University that aims to bring Mexico to the forefront of an interdisciplinary conversation. It establishes a space for the community, and everyone interested, to learn, understand, debate and contrast ideas around Mexico. It is a non profit effort to bring high quality speakers to as many students as possible, ticket... Read more about MX Conference 2020
    2020 Jan 30

    The Legacy of Dominicanidad: A Symposium on the Work of Lorgia García Peña

    9:15am to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street

    This symposium will highlight the wide-ranging impact of Lorgia García-Peña's scholarship, particularly her acclaimed 2016 book, The Borders of Dominicanidad: Race, Nation, and Archives of Contradiction. Distinguished speakers will reflect on the significance of her work for multiple fields, including Latinx Studies, Black Studies, and Women and Gender Studies, as well as for the theme of this year's Charles Warren Center fellowship, The Past, Present, and Future of Ethnic Studies. This event will be live-streamed at warrencenter.fas.harvard.edu.

    9:15 Welcome

    9...

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    2020 Jan 23

    Cancer Drug Expenditure in Chile

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Av. DagHammarskjold 3269, 3er piso, Vitacura

    Speaker: Verónica Vargas, Economista especializada en Salud y Políticas Públicas, DRCLAS Luksic Visiting Scholar en 2018

    El cáncer se ha transformado recientemente en la principal causa de muerte en Chile. Para su tratamiento, el acceso a medicamentos efectivos es esencial. Esta presentación, entrega los resultados de una investigación publicada recientemente sobre el gasto en medicamentos, en el contexto de políticas públicas que han intentado expandir su acceso. 

    Verónica Vargas fue DRCLAS Luksic...

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    2020 Jan 21

    International Seminar with Richard Elmore: ecosiSTEAM

    8:30am to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Avenida Dag Hammarskjold 3269, Vitacura

    Speaker: Richard Elmore (HSGE), Saba Ghole, Co-Founder NuVu Studio (MIT, Harvard Education Lab)

    As part of the US Embassy Grant, ecosiSTEAM implementation workshops will be held across the country.

    Presented in collaboration with the US Embassy and Ministry of Education. To read about EcosiSTEAM's current and past work, click here

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