Speaker: Alan McPherson, Professor of History, Temple University
Moderator: Kirsten Weld, Professor of History, Harvard University
Historian Alan McPherson of Temple University will discuss his new book about the 1976 assassination of Chilean Orlando Letelier and U.S. citizen Ronni Moffitt, which took two decades to prosecute, transformed human rights, democracy, and counterterrorism in the United States and Chile, and helped end the Pinochet regime.
Alan McPherson is Freaney Professor of History and...
Speaker: Beatriz Magaloni, Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University Moderator: Fernando Bizzarro, PhD student, Department of Government; Graduate Student Associate, DRCLAS
A criminal trial is likely the most signicant interaction a citizen will ever have with the state; its conduct and adherence to norms of fairness bear directly on the quality of government, extent of democratic consolidation, and human...
Speakers: Oliver J. Curtis, film co-Director and Gabriel Muñoz Moreno, film co-Director Moderators: Diane Davis, Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism, Graduate School of Design; Jose Castillo, Graduate School of Design
The Trump Administration's new ‘remain in Mexico’ policy is causing an influx of migrants waiting on the Mexican side of the border. By the time they reach the border, many migrants are traumatized, have untreated chronic diseases and are in need of medical treatment.
In response to this dynamic situation, The Harvard Global Health Institute, The Woodrow Wilson Center, Boston College School of Social Work, The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, and Harvard University Mexican Association of Students, will...
Speaker: Lilia Moritz Schwarcz, Full Professor of Anthropology, the University of São Paulo (USP); Visiting Professor, Princeton University Moderator: Sidney Chalhoub, Professor of History and of African and African American Studies, affiliated with Romance Languages and Literatures
Pre-Texts, a pedagogical protocol aimed at strengthening literacy skills, innovation, and citizenship, has reached a total of 1650 people since November 2018 in Rionegro and is a valuable example of a successful community cultural interventions. Five of the participants from the Subsecretary of Family Welfare in Rionegro will speak at Harvard on November 5th to discuss their reflections on the implementation of the Pre-Texts methodology in Rionegro.
Presented in collaboration with Harvard Colombian Student Society and Cultural Agents Initiative
Speaker: Santiago Anria, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Latin American Studies, Dickinson College Moderator: Fernando Bizzarro, PhD student, Department of Government; Graduate Student Associate, DRCLAS
Speaker: Paloma Vidal, Writer, Associate Professor, Universidade Federal de São Paulo Moderator: Mariano Siskind, Professor, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures
Paloma Vidal will present a performance in which poetry and music intersect: a poem by the Brazilian poet Marília Garcia, from her book Câmera Lenta (2017), will be translated into Spanish accompanied by a theme by the Argentinian musician Carlos Aguirre, from the album Calma (2017). The body that translates,...