Argentina

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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Crossing borders, building bridges

Crossing borders, building bridges

October 28, 2016

By Adam Zewe

SEAS Dean connects with educational and business leaders during South America trip

Solving important societal challenges requires an innovative approach that is multidisciplinary, and also multinational.

That is one key message Francis J. Doyle III, Dean of the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS), shared with business executives, educational leaders, and...

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2016 Oct 27

The Falklands/Malvinas Islands. The Invisible Story and the Peace Path, Step by Step, in a New Framework: The MAFALDAPP

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-216, 1730 Cambridge Street

19 de Mayo 1982. El conflicto. De una victoria diplomática a una derrota militar.La traición en la Argentina. Sus responsables. Es posible la Paz?. The road ahead.

Speakers: Wenceslao Bunge, former DRCLAS Visiting Scholar (2015-16); Lucas Urbisaia, Harvard College 2018; Nick Wood, Harvard College 2017.

Moderator: Ned Strong, Executive Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University

The event is co-sponsored by the...

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2016 Oct 11

Tuesday Seminar Series: The Politics of Reproduction. Abortion Reform in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-250, 1730 Cambridge Street

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.  

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2016 Sep 27

Tuesday Seminar: Legislative Gender Quotas and Feminist Policymaking in Argentina and Mexico

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-250, 1730 Cambridge Street

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.

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2016 Sep 08

DRCLAS - CASA Study Abroad Info Session: Chile & Argentina

3:30pm to 4:15pm

Location: 

DRCLAS, CGIS South, Room S216 (1730 Cambridge St)

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.  

Info Session begins at 3:30 PM and will cover opportunities in Chile and Argentina specifically.

Please see more information on the flyer below:

2016 Sep 08

DRCLAS Student Programs (January & Summer) Info Session

4:30pm to 6:15pm

Location: 

DRCLAS, CGIS South, Room S216 (1730 Cambridge St)

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

Please see flyer below for more information.

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Argentina firma acuerdo para luchar contra el mal de Chagas

Argentina firma acuerdo para luchar contra el mal de Chagas

July 20, 2016

Los niños y las mujeres en edad fértil provenientes recibirán atención para la detección. 

Redacción. Buenos Aires
La fundación argentina Mundo Sano, y el Centro David Rockefeller para Estudios Latinoamericanos de la Universidad de Harvard (EE.UU.) han firmado un acuerdo para luchar contra la enfermedad de Chagas, patología mortal causada por un parásito.

El convenio tiene como...

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Juan Torbidoni

Juan Torbidoni

Graduate Student Associate

Juan Torbidoni is a PhD candidate in the department of Comparative Literature at Harvard University and holds an MA in humanities and social thought...

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Cynthia Goytia

Cynthia Goytia

de Fortabat Visiting Scholar

Project: Metropolitan Planning in Latin America Through the Lens of the Inequality Challenge: An Application to Buenos Aires

Cynthia Goytia is Head...

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