Events

    The Mexico Conference 2021

    Fri Feb 26 (All day) to Sun Feb 28 (All day)


    For a recording of the sessions, click here.

    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

    3:30pm to 4:45pm


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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
    Moderated by:...

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    Affirmative Action in Graduate Studies in Brazil: Possibilities and Challenges

    12:00pm to 1:20pm

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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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    Latin America’s Energy Transition: Wind and Solar Power in Brazil

    12:00pm to 1:20pm

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    Speaker: Kathryn Hochstetler, Professor of International Development, London School of Economics
    Discussants: Alicia Cooperman, Assistant Professor in Political Science, Texas A&M University; Eduardo Viola, Professor of International Relations, University of Brasilia
    Moderated by: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann...

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    Harvard Graduate Student Conference on International and Global History (Con-IH) "GENDER AND EMPIRE"

    3:00pm to 5:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speakers: Maria Pautassi Restrepo (Tulane University), "'Amidst the Charms of Porto Rico:' Framing the 20th-Century Caribbean Venus in the Underwood 1901 Stereographic Tour of Puerto Rico"; Katie Ligmond (UC Santa Cruz), “Wearing Resistance: The Role of Elite Women in the Creation of Andean Empires”
    Commentators: PhD...

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    DRCLAS Film Series: The Dead and the Others by Renée Nader Messora and João Salaviza

    6:00pm to 7:00pm


    This event is virtual and will be held in Portuguese with English translation. To register click here.

    Speakers: Renée Nader Messora, Filmmaker; and João Salaviza, Filmmaker
    Moderated by: Ana Laura Malmaceda, PhD student in Romance Languages, Harvard University

    A conversation with filmmaker Renée Nader Messora and João Salaviza on their...

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    La minería y su impacto social en el Perú: Reflexiones alrededor del documental "Máxima"

    5:00pm

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    Speakers: Claudia Sparrow, Productora del documental "Máxima"; Dr. Mirtha Vasquez, Presidenta del Congreso abogada; Doña Maxima Acuña Activista y protagonista del documental; Luis Novais, periodista y especialista en el tema minero
    Moderated by: Mayra Delgado, Estudiante de Maestría en Administración Pública en Desarrollo Internacional, Harvard...

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    Is Colombia’s Peace Over? Challenges and Progress in Implementing the Peace Accords

    12:00pm to 1:20pm

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    Speakers: Juanita Goebertus, Colombian Congresswoman and Former Member of the Government Peace Delegation with the FARC; Juana Garcia Duque, Associate Professor at the Business School, Universidad de los Andes; Sandra Botero, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Government, and International Relations, Universidad del Rosario; Mauricio Velásquez, Professor of...

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    Urban Power: Democracy and Inequality in São Paulo and Johannesburg

    12:00pm to 1:20pm

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    Speaker: Ben Bradlow, Postdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead Scholars Program, Harvard University
    Moderator: Bruno Carvalho, Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and African and African American Studies
    Discussant: Alisha Holland, Associate Professor of Government, Harvard University

    The divergent trajectories of São Paulo...

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    Ecuador’s Presidential Election: Is the Citizens’ Revolution Over?

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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    Speakers: Valeria Coronel, Associate Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies, FLACSO Ecuador; Pablo Andrade, Professor of Latin American Studies, Universidad Andina; Grace Jaramillo, Professor of Political Science, University of British Columbia
    Moderated by: Alisha Holland, Associate Professor of Government, Harvard University

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    El efecto Mariel: Before, During, and After. Diplomacia por la Libertad: Embajador Ernesto Pinto en conversación con Leticia Callava

    11:00am


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

    Speakers: Embajador Ernesto Pinto-Bazurco Rittler, Abogado, escritor y antiguo Jefe de la Misión Diplomática del Perú en Cuba; Leticia Callava, Periodista y activista
    Moderated by: Elizabeth Cerejido,...

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    Latin American Prisons: Challenges and Opportunities from COVID-19

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


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    Speakers: Benjamin Lessing, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago; David Skarbek, Associate Professor in Political Science, Brown University; Marcelo Bergman, Professor of Sociology and Criminology, Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero (UNTREF)
    Discussant: Jessie Bullock, PhD candidate, Harvard University
    ...

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    Book Panel on Ascent to Glory: How One Hundred Years of Solitude Was Written and Became a Global Classic by Álvaro Santana-Acuña

    12:00pm

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    Speaker: Álvaro Santana-Acuña, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Whitman College
    Chair: Michèle Lamont, Weatherhead Center Director; Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies; Professor of Sociology and of African and African American Studies, Departments of Sociology and African and African American Studies, Harvard University
    Commentators: Gisèle Sapiro, Professor...

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    Power, Democracy and Social Change

    5:00pm to 6:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speakers: Julie Battilana, Joseph C. Wilson Professor of Business Administration in the Organizational Behavior unit at Harvard Business School and the Alan L. Gleitsman Professor of Social Innovation at Harvard Kennedy School; founder and faculty chair of the Social Innovation and Change Initiative; Marshall Ganz, Rita E....

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