Mexico

Diane Davis

Diane Davis

Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism
Chair of the Department of Urban Planning and Design
Chair, DRCLAS Mexico Faculty Committee
Jorge I. Domínguez (retired)

Jorge I. Domínguez (retired)

Antonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico, Dept of Government (FAS)
Former DRCLAS Executive Committee member

 

Jorge I. Domínguez is Antonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico and chair of the Harvard Academy for International and Area...

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Room K216, CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
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2019 Apr 18
2019 Apr 23

Tuesday Seminar Series: The political origins of Mexico’s corruption

12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-250, 1730 Cambridge Street

In contexts where corruption is widespread, why do some incumbents choose to not be corrupt? My research argues that party loyalty is a major influence to reduce corruption and test this argument using fine-grained data of 12 billion dollars audited to 3,601 local incumbents over a period of 16 years. Contributing to an unsettled and vibrant debate about the influence of partisan politics in corruption, our data allow us to test three possible mechanisms that could be driving political actors to limit the misappropriation of public resources during their tenure: insurance mechanisms,...

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2019 Apr 17

From 1910 to the 4th Transformation: Actors, Institutions, and Objectives in Mexico’s Revolutionary Politics

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Graduate School of Design, Sackler 222

cannonSpeakers: Javier Garciadiego, Professor of History, El Colegio de México; John Womack, Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin American History, Emeritus, Harvard University

On occasion of the Eduardo Matos Moctezuma Lecture Series, join us for a conversation between Javier...

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2019 Apr 16

Eduardo Matos Moctezuma Lecture Series presents: The Mexican Revolution of 1910: A Sociohistorical Interpretation

6:00pm

Location: 

Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
zapataSpeaker: Javier Garciadiego Dantán, Historian and Author; Director, Academia Mexicana de la Historia; Former President of El Colegio de México

A rigged election and a political crisis among competing elites, middle classes, and rural workers: What could go wrong? The Mexican...

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Harvard University Announces Spring 2019 Eduardo Matos Moctezuma Lecture Series

March 7, 2019

HARVARD UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCES SPRING 2019 EDUARDO MATOS MOCTEZUMA LECTURE SERIES, TO BE DELIVERED BY PROFESSOR JAVIER GARCIADIEGO, OF EL COLEGIO DE MÉXICO

Cambridge, MA - In an effort to renew its commitment to in-depth research and educational collaboration with Mexico, Harvard University established the Eduardo Matos Moctezuma Lecture Series in 2017. This series celebrates the excellence of Mexican archaeology and history, represented by Professor Eduardo Matos Moctezuma, Mexico’s preeminent archaeologist, who delivered the inaugural addresses in both...

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2019 Mar 25
2019 Feb 01

The Mexico Conference 2.0: Same Challenges, Different Expectations

Fri - Sat, Feb 1 to Feb 2, 2:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: 

Day One (1pm-8pm) Askwith Auditorium, Graduate School of Education; Day Two (9am-6:30pm): Littauer Building, Harvard Kennedy School

Mexico Conference 2.0The MX Conference is a student initiative that seeks to bring Mexico to the forefront. It provides a forum for the learning and debate of Mexico’s challenges and opportunities given its recent transition of power; and in addition; highlight the Harvard community and campus to external attendees. The Conference’...

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2019 May 03

Frontiers of Clientelism: Linking the Micro and the Macro

9:00am to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-030, 1730 Cambridge Street

Panels will discuss: Clientelism, Linkages and Party Organization, Political Competition, Linkage Strategies, Political Economy

Please note: this event is by invitation only. Please contact Horacio Larreguy (hlarreguy@fas.harvard.edu) if interested.

Presented in collaboration with the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs

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