In 1943, President Roosevelt spoke at Monterrey, Mexico noting Mexico’s contributions of military support and farm laborers to the war effort. “Our two countries,” he stated, “owe their independence to the fact that your ancestors and mine held the same truths to be worth fighting for and dying for… No less important than the military cooperation and the production of supplies needed for the maintenance of our respective economies has been the exchange of those ideas and of those moral values which give life and significance to the tremendous effort of the free peoples of the world.” Read more about 8th Annual FDR Memorial Lecture: Formulating a New Good Neighbor Policy
Over the last decade, Mexico has become an epicenter of criminal violence in the region, and this side of the story is regularly reported in the news. Less attention has been paid to the struggles for peace. In this conference, we will discuss two initiatives undertaken by the "Seminar on Violence and Peace" of El Colegio de Mexico (ColMex). This activity is part of an ongoing effort by DRCLAS, the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, and the Seminar to build a network of scholars from ColMex and Harvard interested in these issues.
Piper Auditorium, Gund Hall, Harvard Graduate School of Design, 48 Quincy Street
Keynote Address: Urban Challenges in an Era of Climate Change
Speaker: Miguel Angel Mancera, Mayor of Mexico City Introduction: Jorge Domínguez, Antonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico, Department of Government; Chair, Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies
Interested in Latin America? Come to the DRCLAS Info Session to learn how you can get involved in the region this summer! Gain internship experience, study, or participate in experiential learning through immersive programs offered between June - August, 2017.
Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
El Profesor Brian D. Farrell, Director del Centro David Rockefeller para Estudios Latinoamericanos (DRCLAS), y el Profesor Davíd Carrasco, Director de los Archivos Mesoamericanos Moses, están orgullosos de anunciar el lanzamiento de la “Serie de Conferencias Eduardo Matos Moctezuma.” Este proyecto a cinco años, es una iniciativa conjunta de DRCLAS, los Archivos Mesoamericanos Moses, y la Divinity School de la Universidad de Harvard. Read more about Serie de Conferencias Eduardo Matos Moctezuma