CGIS South Building, S050 + Basement Concourse, 1730 Cambridge St.
Are you a Harvard student? Interested in or curious about Latin America?
Please join us for a brief info session & fun social gathering to kick off the academic year. We'll have information about funding, January programs, study abroad, summer programs, the Certificate in Latin American Studies, internships, & more! Drinks & snacks provided.
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...
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...
DRCLAS is pleased to offer — through the Consortium for Advanced Studies Abroad — semester-length study abroad programs in Argentina and Chile. Come learn more about these exciting study opportunities.
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...
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...
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...