Events

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

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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"


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    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


    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"

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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

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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

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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?


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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


    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


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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

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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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    Anti-Migrant Militarization & Pro-Migrant Movements along the Northern and Southern Mexican Borders


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    Join us for an important discussion about xenophobia and activism along the Northern and Southern Mexican borders. To what extent has the Mexican state perpetuated xenophobic policies towards Central American and Haitian refugees? What roles does the Mexican state play along the northern border in conjunction with CBP? And, more importantly, what are groups doing about it? In this discussion, we'll hear from Krys Méndez Ramriez, a...

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    Screening & Discussion: Las Madres de Berks


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    Speaker: Michelle Angela Ortiz, Film Director

    Join us on Monday, December 14 at 6 PM EST for a screening of moving documentary about 4 Central American mothers who were detained with their children. After the documentary, we would like to engage in a conversation about art, activism, and the film with the director, Michelle Angela Ortiz. This event is organized in honor of International Migrants...

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