Speakers: Lina Britto, Assistant Professor, Department of History, Northwestern University; Froylan Enciso, CIDE; Senior Analyst, Crisis Group Mexico
For the last half a century Mexico and Colombia have been ground zeros of the problematic drug trade that connects North and South America in a murderous circuit of profits and politics. This talk addresses the local regional national and transnational origins of the illegal business in both countries in a comparative manner that highlights similarities differences and connections in a historical perspective....
Piper Auditorium, Harvard Graduate School of Design, 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge
Art [...] Architecture is part of the Latin.A series, a collaboration between Women in Design and Latin GSD, and a joint effort with A.Chronology and the FortyK Gallery at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. ...
Speaker: Veronica Herrera, Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Connecticut
Moderator: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University
The distance between the state and grassroots claims is long. To access the state territorial groups must overcome limited material resources education and time as well as public officials who dismiss them as illegitimate policymaking partners. This paper based on extensive field research examines the construction of advocacy networks for environmental...
Speaker: Ronald Real, Associate Professor of Architecture; Eva Li Memorial Chair in Architecture, UC Berkeley
Moderator: Diane Davis, Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism; Chair of the Department of Urban Planning and Design , Graduate School of Design, Harvard University
Despite recent attention to wall building as a security measure the building of barriers along the U.S. – Mexico border is not a new phenomenon. The U.S. Secure Fence Act of 2006 funded the single-largest domestic...
The Harvard Humanitarian Initiative is organizing a benefit concert on Sunday Nov 12 to raise funds for organizations providing humanitarian relief for communities affected by Hurricanes Harvey Irma & Maria. The concert held at Club Oberon in Harvard Square Cambridge will feature covers of classic rock songs played by the Big 6 a...
Merkert Chemistry Center, Room 130 | Boston College, 2601-2609 Beacon Street, Chestnut Hill, MA
Speaker: Rosa Macz, Q'eqchi Maya legal researcher at AVANCSO in Guatemala
Macz has worked extensively in the Alta Verapaz region of Guatemala, which has seen heightened tensions between indigenous groups and extractive industries, and is co-author of the recently published Despojos y resistencias: Una Mirada de la Región Extractiva Norte desde Tezulutulán-Verapaz [Dispossesion and resistance: An examination of the Northern Extractive Region in Tezulutulán-Verapaz].
Office of Career Services, 54 Dunster Street (Conference Room)
Latin America: Finding and Funding Internships Do you want to intern in Latin America but unsure where to begin? Do you want to get experience in a particular country and need ideas? Hear from a student panel about their diverse internship experiences in Latin America and learn strategies for finding and funding an internship.
Julia Ernst ’18, Protesis Imbabura, Ecuador
Ian McClanan ’18, Alianza Arkana, Peru
Leticia Ortega ’19, Universidad de Ingeniería y...