Argentina

2017 Nov 14

Tuesday Seminar Series: Unlocking the State’s Front Door: Principled Commitment NGOs and Environmental Rights in Argentina and Colombia

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Veronica Herrera, Assistant Professor of Political Science. University of Connecticut

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...

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2017 Nov 21

Tuesday Seminar Series: On the Ballots, in the Streets or under the Table: Explaining Business Political Strategies in Latin America

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Belén Fernández Milmanda, PhD Candidate, Department of Government, Harvard University

Belen will be presenting an advance of her dissertation which studies how rural elites organize to influence policy-making in...

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2017 Sep 08

DRCLAS - CASA Study Abroad Info Session: Chile & Argentina

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Office of International Education, 77 Dunster Street

Date: Friday, September 8, 2017, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: Office of International Education, 77 Dunster Street

Thinking about study abroad? Come to the DRCLAS-CASA info session to learn about how you can gain transfer credit and experience life in Chile or Argentina. You will also have the chance to meet the Program Managers from each country: Pilo Mella (Chile) and María José Ferreyra (Argentina), as well as talk...

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2017 Apr 11

Tuesday Seminar Series: A Working Machine: Patronage Jobs and Political Services in Argentina

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-250, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Virginia Oliveros, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Associate Research Fellow at the Center for Inter-American Policy and Research at Tulane University

Moderator: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government, Department of Government, Harvard University

Professor Oliveros will be presenting parts of her book manuscript about patronage politics: Why does the control of patronage increase a party’s chances of staying in power? What do public employees do that affect electoral competition? What motivates public...

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2017 Feb 15

The Last Day of Oppression, and the First Day of the Same: The Politics and Economics of the New Latin American Left

12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Jeffery R. Webber, School of Politics and International Relations, Queen Mary University of London

Moderator: Professor Kirsten Weld, Department of History, Harvard University 
 
This talk will explain the political dynamics and conflicts underpinning the contradictory evolution of left-wing governments and social movements in Latin America in the last two decades. Throughout the 2000s, Latin America transformed itself into the leading edge of anti-neoliberal resistance in the world. What...
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2017 Feb 08

Drug Trafficking, Criminal Violence and the State in Argentina and Brazil

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-216, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker:  Hernán Flom, Visiting Fellow at the Kellogg Institute for International Studies, University of Notre Dame.

This presentation analyzes the recent evolution of drug trafficking and its associated violence in Latin American metropolitan areas. It focuses predominantly on the main urban areas of Argentina and Brazil while placing them in a broader...

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2017 Jan 24

Tuesday Seminar Series: Lawmaking under Authoritarianism: The Argentine Experience in Comparative Perspective

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-250, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Alejandro Bonvecchi, Assistant Professor, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, Buenos Aires; Adjunct Research of the National Council for Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET), Argentina

Moderator: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government, Department of Government, Harvard University

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2017 Jan 25

Student Info Session: Summer Programs & Funding Opportunities

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-216, 1730 Cambridge Street

Interested in Latin America? Come to the DRCLAS Info Session to learn how you can get involved in the region this summer! Gain internship experience, study, or participate in experiential learning through immersive programs offered between June - August, 2017.

Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: DRCLAS, CGIS South, Room S216

Opportunities:
• Summer Internship Program (SIP) in Argentina...

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