Ecuador

2019 May 07

Amazonia and Our Planetary Futures: A Conference on Climate Change

Tue - Wed, May 7 to May 8, 9:30am - 12:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium, 1730 Cambridge Street

Climate change is one of the most important long-term threats for the future of our societies. Solutions are complex, depending not only on engineering and policy, but also on imagination and public will towards alternative forms of inhabiting the planet. Latin America, home to the largest rainforest areas in the world, is both at risk of environmental catastrophe and a key region in which models for thriving bioeconomies based on rainforests can evolve. This symposium will bring together experts and leaders from the US and Latin America to discuss the past, present and future of...

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2018 Dec 11

GLAM* Concert Series presents Mesias Maiguashca: The Andean World in Contemporary Music

Tue - Sun, Dec 11 to Dec 16, 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Location: 

Holden Chapel (Harvard Yard) & Paine Hall (Harvard Music Department)

The Arts and Andes & Southern Cone Program at the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies and the Department of Music at Harvard University cordially invite you to a series of concerts and events featuring Ecuadorian composer Mesías Maiguashca, one of the leading figures in electronic and electroacoustic composition in Latin America. Of indigenous heritage, his music often locates Andean perceptions and sounds within the frameworks of Western experimental music...

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Lenin Moreno

President of Ecuador Moreno Visits Harvard, Talks Corruption

October 1, 2018

President of Ecuador Lenín Moreno spoke about his country’s politics and the fight to end corruption at the Harvard Kennedy School’s John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum on Friday.

Moreno was joined by his wife, Rocio Gonzalez Navas; Jacqueline Brigida Astudillo, the Ecuadorian ambassador to the United States; and a delegation from Ecuador. It was Moreno’s first visit to Harvard since he was elected president of Ecuador in 2017.

“It is the first time that I came to Boston and this prestigious university,”  Moreno said in his speech, which he gave in Spanish...

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2017 Feb 15

The Last Day of Oppression, and the First Day of the Same: The Politics and Economics of the New Latin American Left

12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Jeffery R. Webber, School of Politics and International Relations, Queen Mary University of London

Moderator: Professor Kirsten Weld, Department of History, Harvard University 
 
This talk will explain the political dynamics and conflicts underpinning the contradictory evolution of left-wing governments and social movements in Latin America in the last two decades. Throughout the 2000s, Latin America transformed itself into the leading edge of anti-neoliberal resistance in the world. What...
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2016 Apr 07

The Challenges of Latin America's 21st Century Socialism: Free Press and Presidential Elections in Ecuador

2:15pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South S-020 (Belfer Case Study), 1730 Cambridge St.

2:15 Welcome: Carolina Silva, SJD candidate, Harvard Law School, President of HESA

2:30-4:30 Panel & Q&A.

Guest Speakers:

  • Carlos de la Torre, Professor of Sociology and Director of International Studies, University of Kentucky
  • Jaime Mantilla, Former president of the Inter American Press Association, ex-manager of Diario Hoy, Ecuador
  • Boris Muñoz -Venezuelan Journalist, DRCLAS Visiting Scholar, and former Nieman Fellow and fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights, Harvard...
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2015 Oct 26
2015 Nov 10

Tuesday Seminar Series: "Politics in the Bullring: Democracy and Anti-Bullfight Movements in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru"

12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South S-250, 1730 Cambridge St.

Alberto Vergara, Associate Banting Postdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University

alberto vergara

Alberto Vergara completed his Ph.D at the Univerity of Montreal. He’s been lecturer and post-doctoral researcher...

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Carmen Fernandez

Carmen Fernandez

Robert F. Kennedy Visiting Professor

Carmen María Fernández Salvador, Dean of the Colegio de Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades Universidad San Francisco de Quito
Carmen Fernandez-Salvador...

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2014 Nov 10

The Thinking and Realities of Growth-with-Equity: A Latin American Perspective

4:00pm

Location: 

B-400 Land Lecture Hall, 4th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS

Speaker: Augusto de la Torre, Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean, The World Bank

Before his appointment as the region’s Chief Economist, Augusto de la Torre was a Senior Advisor responsible for financial matters in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Since joining the Bank in October 1997, he has published extensively on a broad range of macroeconomic and financial development topics.

Prior to joining the Bank, Augusto was President of Ecuador’s Central Bank and an International...

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Ecuadorian President Downplays Controversy, Highlights Country’s Successes at JFK Forum

Ecuadorian President Downplays Controversy, Highlights Country’s Successes at JFK Forum

April 10, 2014

In a speech that echoed an op-ed published Wednesday in the Boston Globe, President of the Republic of Ecuador Rafael Correa told an audience at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum Wednesday night that the economic situation in Ecuador has improved rapidly over the last few years, but is still inhibited by economic, political, and legal inequalities.

Although Kennedy School of Government Dean David T. Ellwood ’75 introduced Correa as a controversial figure, the...

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2014 Apr 09

A Public Address by His Excellency Rafael Correa, President of Ecuador

6:00pm

Location: 

HKS Institute of Politics, JFK Jr. Forum

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A Public Address by
His Excellency Rafael Correa
President of Ecuador
 

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