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...
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, ...
Speaker: Cora Fernandez Anderson, Assistant Professor of Comparative Politics, Mount Holyoke College
Argentina, Chile and Uruguay share general social, economic and cultural characteristics but they differ radically in their abortion policies. The presentation examines the strength of the campaigns for abortion reform, their relationships with leftist parties in power and the context of church-state relations to provide an explanation for the status of abortion policies in these countries during the last fifteen years.
Speaker: Jennifer Piscopo, Assistant Professor of Politics, Occidental College; Peggy Rockefeller Visiting Scholar, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University
Does women’s greater presence in elected office lead to policies that advance women’s equality? The cases of Argentina and Mexico reveal the paradoxical effects of collaboration. The more female lawmakers cooperate, the less the resultant policies pursue feminist objectives.
Interested in Latin America? Come to the DRCLAS Info Sessions to learn how you can get involved in the region over casual refreshments. Gain internship experience, study, or participate in experiential learning through immersive programs offered throughout the year.
• Programs in Spanish-speaking Latin America will be covered from 4:30 - 5:15 PM • Programs in Brazil (Portuguese) will be covered from 5:30 - 6:15 PM