Events

    Food Security in the Americas: Race, Nutrition, and Obesity


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    Speakers: 

    Gerardo Otero, Simon Fraser University: “Neoliberal Diet and Inequality”

    Janett Barragán Miranda, American University: "Eating Proper and the Racialization of Mexican Food in the United States"

    Emily Yates-Doerr, Oregon State University and University of Amsterdam: “From BMI to Stunting: The Problem of/with Food Security in Guatemala”


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    La Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta: nuevos retos para su investigación y conservación


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    Speaker: Santiago Giraldo, PhD, Director Fundación ProSierra Nevada de Santa Marta y Global Heritage Fund Latinoamérica

    Moderated by: Dra. Sadie L. Weber, Arqueóloga ambiental, Laboratorio de Zooarqueología, Universidad de Harvard; Solsiré Cusicanqui, Arqueóloga, Alumna doctoral del Departamento de Antropología, Universidad de Harvard, Estudiante Graduada Asociada, DRCLAS...

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    Mexico Under AMLO


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    Speakers: Mariano Sanchez Talanquer, Professor of Politics, Harvard Academy (2021),  El Colegio de México; Andreas Schedler, Professor of Political Science, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE); Viridiana Rios, Mexican scholar and analyst; Kenneth Greene, Associate Professor of Government, UT College of Liberal Arts
    Moderated by: Steven Levitsky, Director,...

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    Toward a Venezuelan Transition? Escaping a Complex Humanitarian Emergency (Panel 1)


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    Speakers: Ricardo Hausmann, Director, Growth Lab; Rafik Hariri Professor of the Practice of International Political Economy, Harvard Kennedy School;  Francisco Cox Vial, Lawyer and member of the Independent International Fact-Finding...

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    Book Launch: Natural Disasters in Latin America and the Caribbean


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    Introduction by: Steven Levitsky, DRCLAS Faculty Director and Professor of Government at Harvard University
    Speakers: June Carolyn Erlick, book author and Editor-in-Chief of ReVista, the Harvard Review of Latin America; Alfredo Corchado, Dallas Morning News, former DRCLAS Visiting Fellow and Nieman Fellow ’09; Diane Davis, Charles Dyer Norton...

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    Machine [Gun] Politics: Why Politicians Cooperate with Criminal Groups

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    Speaker: Jessie Bullock, PhD Candidate in Government, Harvard University
    Discussants: Ignacio Cano, Professor of Sociology, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro; Ben Lessing, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago
    Moderator: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government, Harvard...

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    Challenges to Social Welfare Provision During and After COVID-19

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    Speakers:  Jennifer Pribble, Associate Professor of Political Science and International Studies, University of Richmond; Merike Blofield, Director GIGA Institute for Latin American Studies & Professor of Political Science, University of Hamburg; Marcela Meléndez, UNDP Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean
    Moderated by: ...

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    Innovation in Emerging Markets Asia and Latam

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    Speakers: Lourdes Casanova Senior Lecturer and Emerging Markets Institute Gail and Rob Cañizares Director, S.C. Johnson School of Management, Cornell University and Editor of the book From Copycat to Leaders: Innovation from Emerging Markets; Veneta Andonova Dean of Universidad de los Andes School of Management; Moacir Oliveira, Full Professor and Head of the...

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    The Right to Your Duties: Interpersonal Responsibilities in Riverside Amazonia

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    Speaker: Vinicius Furuie, Environmental Fellow, Harvard University Center for the Environment
    Discussants: Mauro Almeida, Professor of Anthropology, UNICAMP; Natalie Unterstell, Director, Talanoa Think Tank
    Moderator: Bruno Carvalho, Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and African and African American...

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    The Return of the Military?


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    Speakers: Wendy Hunter, Professor of Government, UT-Austin; Diego Vega, PhD Candidate in Government, UT-Austin; John Polga-Hecimovich, Assistant Professor of Comparative Politics, U.S. Naval Academy; Kristina Mani, Associate Professor of Politics, Oberlin College and Conservatory; David Pion-Berlin, Professor of Political Science, University...

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    Democratic Resilience Against Political Violence: A Conversation with Congresswoman Talíria Petrone


    4:00pm ET / 18h Horário de Brasília

    Portuguese: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=okr72hJM-d8

    English: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vt-POLjcNJA&t=2750s

    Speaker: Talíria Petrone, Brazilian Congresswoman
    Moderated by: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, DRCLAS

    Brazil has been in a state of political turmoil since 2013. Mass protest, a dubiously democratic presidential impeachment, highly politicized anti-corruption investigations, the renewed...

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    IAP-UAM Lecture Series with Manuel Barcia: "The Yellow Demon of Fever: Fighting Disease in the Nineteenth Century Transatlantic Slave Trade"


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    Speaker: Manuel Barcia, Chair of Global History, University of Leeds
    Moderated by: Alejandro de la Fuente, Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin American History and Economics; Professor of African an African American Studies; Director, Afro-Latin American Research Institute, Hutchins Center...

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    The Mexico Conference 2021


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    The MX Conference 2021 is the fourth edition of the student conference organized by the Harvard University Mexican Association of Students (HUMAS).

    The objective of the conference is to expose our conference attendees, most of whom are Mexican students at Harvard and other major universities, to the leading and often missing voices about the interdisciplinary...

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    Democratic Backsliding and International Relations in the Americas


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    Speakers: Celso Amorim, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Defense, Brazil; Susana Malcorra, Dean, IE School of Global and Public Affairs and Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Argentina; Ambassador Thomas Shannon, Senior Fellow, Future of Diplomacy Project, Harvard Kennedy School and Former U.S. Under Secretary of State
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    Affirmative Action in Graduate Studies in Brazil: Possibilities and Challenges

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    Speaker: Anna Carolina Venturini, Postdoctoral Fellow - IPP-CEBRAP
    Moderator:  Jennifer Hochschild, Henry LaBarre Jayne Professor of Government and Professor of African and African American Studies, FAS
    Discussants: Cristiano dos Santos Rodrigues, Professor of Political Science, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG);...

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