Chile

2020 Apr 07

POSTPONED: Social Protests and Chile's New Constitution

12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Peter Siavelis, Interim Chair and Professor, Department of Politics and International Affairs, Wake Forest University

Moderator: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government

The most significant, violent, and deadly protests since the end of the Pinochet era exploded in Chile on October 20, after several years of simmering protests and social discontent. The protests, accompanied by looting, attacks on property and infrastructure, and 23 deaths, represented a turning point in Chilean politics. Widely billed in the press as...

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2020 Feb 25

Neoliberalism and Social Protest Waves in Latin America: The Chilean Case in Comparative Perspective

12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Room S-250, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Kenneth Roberts, Richard J. Schwartz Professor of Government, Cornell University
Moderator: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government

Waves of social protest have increasingly challenged Chile's neoliberal economic model and the constitutional order that sustains it. Chile's most recent protest cycle belongs to a broader pattern of resistance to neoliberalism in Latin America, but it has a number of distinctive characteristics that reflect the singular breadth, depth, and duration of market...

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2020 Feb 23

Patricio Guzman's Chile Trilogy

4:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street
4:00pm
Nostalgia for the Light (Nostalgia de la luz)
Directed by Patricio Guzmán
France/Germany/Chile , 2010, 35mm, color, 90 min.
 
7:00pm
The Cordillera of Dreams (La Cordillère des songes) 
Directed by Patricio Guzmán
Chile/France , 2019, DCP, color, 85 min
 
Details at: https://harvardfilmarchive.org/programs/patricio-guzmans-chile-trilogy
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2019 Aug 09

ARTS@DRCLAS Overseas Speaker Series | Giuliana Bruno: Surface Wear in Art, Architecture & Film

4:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

(Chile) Auditorio Fernando Castillo Velasco, Escuela de Arquitectura, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

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Giuliana Bruno, Emmet Blakeney Gleason Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard University, will give a keynote speech at the international conference ...

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2019 Apr 18
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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