Chile

2019 Apr 09

Tuesday Seminar Series: Non-Policy Politics: Richer Voters, Poorer Voters, and the Diversification of Electoral Strategies (book presentation)

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S030, 1730 Cambridge Street

This book focuses on the non-policy benefits that voters consider when deciding their vote. In addition to proposing policies, parties deliver non-policy benefits, such as competent economic management, constituency service, and patronage. This book provides a unified view of how politicians deliver broad portfolios of policy and non-policy benefits to their constituency. Non-policy resources also shape parties' ideological positions. The book shows which type of electoral offers parties target to either poorer or richer voters and their implications in terms of democratic responsiveness...

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2018 Nov 29

The Disaster Artist: or how a Chilean Architect Got Involved (and survived) in Urban Design, and the Politics of Resilience

6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Belfer Case Study Room, S-020, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Pablo Allard, Robert F. Kennedy Visiting Professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Design; Dean at the Faculty of Architecture  at the Universidad del Desarrollo, Santiago, Chile.
With Introduction by Diane Davis, Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism; Chair of the Department of Urban Planning and Design, Harvard Graduate School of Design

In February 2010, Chile suffered the sixth-largest earthquake ever recorded by a seismograph, followed by a devastating tsunami.  The extension and complexity...

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2018 Sep 05

Student Info Session: Healthcare and Education in Rural Chile January Program

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

DRCLAS, CGIS South, Room S216, 1730 Cambridge St.

Spend this January in Chile! Volunteer in rural communities alongside Chilean university students in holistic medicine, dentistry, education, agriculture, veterinary care, and construction. Build friendships, enhance your Spanish skills, and expierence Temuco and Santiago, Chile.

The DRCLAS Regional Office will host students in the annual Healthcare and Education in Rural Chile Program between January 5 - 21, 2019. To learn more about this opportunity, come to our information session:

Wednesday, September...

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2018 Oct 04

Student Info Session: DRCLAS January Programs

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

DRCLAS, Room S216, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St.

Interested in spending January in Latin America? Come to the DRCLAS Info Session 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 this January.

Info Session will cover details about the following programs:

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2018 Sep 10

Student Welcome Event

4:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

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. 

See more about our student opportunities here.

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David Altman

David Altman

Luksic Visiting Scholar

David Altman is a Professor of Political Science and Chair of Comparative Politics at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Born in Uruguay...

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Honorands Group

Harvard awards seven honorary degrees

May 24, 2018

John Robert Lewis

Doctor of Laws, 2012
Principal Commencement Speaker

One of the foremost leaders of the Civil Rights Movement, John Lewis has represented Georgia’s fifth district in the U.S. House of Representatives since 1987. The son of Alabama sharecroppers, he is a graduate of both the American Baptist Theological Seminary and Fisk University. Devoted to the philosophy of nonviolence, he organized sit-ins at segregated lunch counters, participated in the Freedom Rides, and chaired the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee from 1963 to 1966....

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lights

Anniversary of Harvard office in Chile celebrated with 'Lights on the South'

May 4, 2018

Cambridge, MA—Faculty, students, and community members gathered on April 24 to celebrate the launch of an e-book highlighting Harvard faculty research in Chile and the 15th anniversary of the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies regional office in Santiago, Chile.

The e-book, Lights on the South: Fifteen Years of Harvard and Chile, was written by Chilean journalist and popular radio host Paula Molina, who, inspired by her time as a Nieman Fellow in 2013, documented the...

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2018 Apr 03

Recortes y literatura mundial: trayectorias globales en las revistas culturales de los años 30 desde revista Babel (Chile)

5:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

Mercury

Speaker: Antonia Viu Bottini, Profesora Asociada, Directora del Departamento de Letras, Universidad Adolfo Ibánez, Santiago de Chile

Esta conferencia propone una cartografía de la circulación y los intercambios de las revistas de los años treinta a partir del caso de Babel, revista de revistas, una publicación chilena...

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guidogirardi

In Sweeping War on Obesity, Chile Slays Tony the Tiger

February 7, 2018

In September of 2017, Chilean senator Guido Girardi was hosted by DRCLAS. Girardi and DRCLAS Director Brian Farrell signed a letter of intent to collaborate in research on science and technology. One of Girardi's major legislative efforts aims to address obesity, nutrition, and corporate interests of large food companies in Chile. Read more about his work...

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