Events

    2020 Dec 17

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

    2:00pm to 3:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    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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    2020 Dec 14

    Screening & Discussion: Las Madres de Berks

    6:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    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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    2020 Dec 09

    Ecological Urbanism 2020 - Colaborar

    9:30am to 11:00am


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speakers: Mohsen Mostafavi, Alexander and Victoria Wiley Professor of Design and Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor; Gareth Doherty, Director of the Master in Landscape Architecture Program, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture (GSD); Marina Correia, Professor at FAU-UFRJ. Guests: Angelo Bucci, Guilherme...

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    2020 Dec 08

    ReVista: All Things Chocolate

    3:00pm to 5:30pm


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    The launching of the Fall issue of ReVista on Chocolate features a fun-filled and informative afternoon with panels on chocolate, a tour of a chocolate museum in Mexico and a virtual chocolate tasting.

    Panel 1 - 3-3:45pm
    Chocolate, social justice, and labor

    Moderator: Carla Martin, Harvard University
    Katie Sampeck, Illinois, State University, former...

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    2020 Dec 02

    Reimagining the Mexico-US Migration Corridor

    5:00pm to 6:00pm

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    Speakers: Tatiana Bilbao, Founder and Director, Tatiana Bilbao Estudio; Carolina Sepúlveda, Chilean architect & researcher, MDes ADPD '20
    Presented by: Diane E. Davis, Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism, Harvard University; Moderated by: Malkit Shoshan, Design, and the Public Domain Area Head,...

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    2020 Dec 01

    Right Wing Populism in Latin America

    12:00pm to 1:20pm

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    Speakers: Kenneth Roberts, Binenkorb Director of the Latin American Studies Program and Richard J. Schwartz Professor of Government, Cornell University; Cristobal Rovira, Professor of Political Science, Universidad Diego Portales in Chile; Amy Erica Smith, Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean's Professor and Associate Professor of Political Science, Iowa State University
    ...

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    2020 Nov 24

    Authoritarian Police in Democracy: Contested Security in Latin America

    12:00pm to 1:20pm

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    Speaker: Yanilda María González, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
    Discussant: Eduardo Moncada, Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Barnard College, Columbia University
    Moderated by: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, DRCLAS

    In countries around the world, from the...

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    2020 Nov 19

    ¿Hubo un golpe de Estado en Perú?

    6:00pm to 7:15pm


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    Oradores: Rosa María Palacios, Abogada y periodista; Alberto Vergara, Profesor del Departamento Académico de Ciencias Sociales y Políticas de la Universidad del Pacífico e investigador del CIUP; Daniel Olivares, Miembro del Congreso del Partido Morado por Lima Metropolitana (2020-2021); Paula Muñoz, Profesora asociada del Departamento Académico de Ciencias Sociales y Políticas de la Universidad...

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    2020 Nov 18

    Vanishing Foods of the Americas: Coffee, Chocolate, and Quinoa

    6:00pm to 7:00pm


    This virtual event is part of the Food Security in the Americas Series. To watch the recording, click here.

    Stuart McCook, Professor of History, University of Guelph
    Coffee is Not Forever

    Ana Rita García Lascuráin, Founder and Director, Museo del Chocolate
    Chocolate: Biodiversity and Developing/Rebuilding Community 

    Marygold Walsh-Dilley...

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    2020 Nov 17

    Federalism and COVID Responses

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    This event is part of a virtual series. To watch the recording, click here

    Speaker: Agustina Giraudy, Associate Professor of Political Science, American University
    Discussant: Kent Eaton, Professor of Politics, University of California, Santa Cruz
    Moderated by: Alisha Holland, Associate Professor of Government, Harvard University

    Presented in collaboration with ...

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    2020 Nov 16

    Ciudadanía Digital, Acercando posiciones entre jóvenes y adultos

    8:00am to 10:30am


    This virtual event will be held at 8am ET in Spanish with simultaneous English translation. To register, click here.

    Speakers: Sonia Livingstone, Profesora en el Departamento de Medios y Comunicaciones de London School of Economics and Political Science; Andrés Lombana Bermúdez, Profesor Asistente en la Universidad Javeriana y Faculty Associate...

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    2020 Nov 12

    DRCLAS Film Series: ZURITA, VERÁS NO VER by Alejandra Carmona

    6:00pm to 7:00pm


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    Speakers: Raúl Zurita, Poet, DRCLAS RFK Visiting Scholar 2015-2016; Alejandra Carmona Cannobbio, Filmmaker
    Moderated by: Rodrigo del Río, PhD Candidate in Romance Languages and Literatures

    A conversation with poet Raul Zurita and filmmaker Alejandra Carmona on the documentary ZURITA VERAS NO VER. The movie will be offered for free through streaming two days before...

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    2020 Nov 12

    Transnational Perspectives: COVID-19 in South America

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Speakers: Marcos Cueto, Professor of the History of Health, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (FIOCRUZ), Brazil; Lucía Dammert, Professor of International Relations at the Universidad de Santiago de Chile; María Inés Pacecca, Professor in the Department of Anthropological Sciences and researcher at the Institute of Anthropological Sciences at the Universidad de Buenos Aires
    Moderated by: Gabriela Soto Laveaga, Professor of the History of Science, Antonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico, Co-Chair, Mexico Faculty Committee at DRCLAS, Harvard...

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    2020 Nov 12

    El efecto Mariel: Before, During, and After presents PLUMA Y PLUMERO: PALABRAS Y PAPELES DE REINALDO ARENAS PRESENTED BY RENÉ CIFUENTES

    11:00am


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

    Speaker: Rene Cifuentes, escritor y fundador de la revista "Mariel"

    Desde su llegada a Nueva York como refugiados en 1980, Reinaldo Arenas y René Cifuentes formaron una íntima y jocosa amistad que duraría hasta los últimos años del...

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    2020 Nov 11

    Pre-Textos para la Innovación

    3:00pm to 4:30pm


    3pm Cambridge / 5pm Santiago, Chile
    This event is part of Harvard-UAI Collaborative Research Discoveries in Chile Series.
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    Speakers: Doris Sommer, Profesora Ira y Jewell Williams de Lenguas y Literaturas Románicas y de Estudios Africanos y Afroamericanos, Universidad de Harvard; Sergio Araya, Decano y Catedrático de la Universidad...

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