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...
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...
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:
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:
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.
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....
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...