Events

    The Struggle for the Past: How We Construct Social Memory

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Speakers: Elizabeth Jelin, Senior Researcher, CONICET Argentina and Professor Doctoral Program in the Social Sciences IDES-UNGS ; Kathryn Sikkink, Professor of Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School; Kimberly Theidon, Henry J. Leir Professor of International Humanitarian Studies, The Fletcher School, Tufts University

    Moderator: Scott Mainwaring, Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor of Brazil Studies, Harvard Kennedy School

    Noted sociologist and pioneer of studies about historical memory human rights and politics Elizabeth Jelin...

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    VASI: Amazonian Vision for an Integrated Sustainability: Building Long Term Opportunities for Collaborative, Community-Based Research in the Amazon

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Speakers: Edgardo Gomez Pisco, VASI's Local Facilitator; Nancy M. Dammann, PhD, VASI's International Facilitator

    Moderator: Ned Strong, Executive Director of the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies

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    The Maritime Dispute Before the International Court of Justice: The Bolivian Arguments

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S020, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Speaker: Carlos Diego Mesa, Former President of Bolivia (2003-2005); International Spokesman of the Bolivian Maritime Cause in The Hague

    Moderator: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University 

    For more than a century the diplomatic relationships between Bolivia and Chile have been conditioned by the Pacific war (1879-1883) where Bolivia and Peru confronted Chile. As a product of the war Bolivia lost access to the Pacific Ocean. This country has not renounced to the right of regaining sovereign access...

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