Events

    2021 Mar 26

    Book presentation Cuban Memory Wars: Retrospective Politics in Revolution and Exile

    12:00pm to 2:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speaker: Michael J. Bustamante, Assistant Professor of History at Florida International University
    Discussant: María de Los Angeles Torres, Professor of Latin American and Latino Studies at the University of Illinois in Chicago
    Moderated by: Alejandro de la Fuente, Robert Woods Bliss Professor of...

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    2021 Mar 25

    Toward a Venezuelan Transition? Escaping a Complex Humanitarian Emergency (Panel 2)

    11:00am to 12:30pm


    To view the English recording of this event, click here. For Spanish, click here

    Speakers: Luis Almagro, General Secretary of the Organization of the American States (OAS); María Gabriela Ponce, Professor, and researcher of the Economic and Social Research Institute of the Catholic University “Andrés Bello”,...

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    2021 Mar 24

    ¡... a la calle! Art, Design, and Discourse in times of turmoil in Latin(x) America

    7:30pm to 9:00pm


    This event is virtual and will have simultaneous translation to both English and Spanish. To register click here.

    Speakers: Regina José Galindo, Performance Artist, Guatemala; Noemí Segarra Ramírez, Performance Artist, Puerto Rico; Ronald Rael, Architect, USA; eLight Lab, Audio-visual artists and designers, Chile
    Moderated by: Hansy Better Barraza,...

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    2021 Mar 24

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

    6:00pm to 7:00pm


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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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    2021 Mar 23

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

    5:00pm


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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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    2021 Mar 23

    Mexico Under AMLO

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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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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    2021 Mar 19
    2021 Mar 18

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

    11:00am to 12:30pm


    To view a recording of this event in Spanish, click here. To view a recording of this event in English, click here.

    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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    2021 Mar 17

    Why Architecture Belongs in the Museum: Ricardo Daza

    5:00pm to 6:00pm


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    Speaker: Ricardo Daza, Director, Leopoldo Rother Architecture Museum , Universidad Nacional de Colombia
    Moderated by: Cristina Lopez Uribe, Professor of Architecture, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

    Why Architecture Belongs in the Museum | Space Pedagogy. This conversation series is part of...

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    2021 Mar 15

    Book Launch: Natural Disasters in Latin America and the Caribbean

    12:00pm to 2:00pm


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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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    2021 Mar 10

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

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

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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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    2021 Mar 09

    Challenges to Social Welfare Provision During and After COVID-19

    12:00pm to 1:20pm

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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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    2021 Mar 05

    Innovation in Emerging Markets Asia and Latam

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

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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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    2021 Mar 03

    The Right to Your Duties: Interpersonal Responsibilities in Riverside Amazonia

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

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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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    2021 Mar 02

    The Return of the Military?

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    For a recording of this event, click here.

    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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    2021 Feb 26

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

    4:00pm to 5:15pm


    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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    2021 Feb 26

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

    12:00pm to 1:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    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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