Mexico

Jorge I. Domínguez

Jorge I. Domínguez

Vice-Provost for International Affairs, Harvard University
Antonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico, Dept of Government (FAS)

Co-Chair, Cuban Studies Program

Professor Jorge I. Domínguez continues to work on Cuba’s domestic and international politics and economics. With Read more about Jorge I. Domínguez

Room K216, CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
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2017 Jun 28

Landscape as Urbanism in the Americas - Mexico City

9:00am to 3:00pm

Location: 

Museo Tamayo, Mexico City, Mexico

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The Harvard Graduate School of Design's Office for Urbanization, led by Professor Charles Waldheim, in collaboration with the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, ​and universities and institutions in the region, will convene a series of emergent voices around the use of landscape as urban form. The symposium is scheduled for Read more about Landscape as Urbanism in the Americas - Mexico City

2017 Apr 08

8th Annual FDR Memorial Lecture: Formulating a New Good Neighbor Policy

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Hall

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.”

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2017 Apr 13

Mexico, Central America & the Caribbean Program Conference: Struggles for Peace in Mexico

1:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Belfer Case Study Hall (S020)

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.

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2017 Apr 26

Mexico, Central America & the Caribbean Program Seminar: Daily Life and Governance at Ancient Teotihuacan, Mexico

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S030 (Gathering Room)

Speaker: David Carballo, DRCLAS Santander Visiting Scholar & Associate Professor of Archaeology, Boston University
Moderator: William Fash, Bowditch Professor of Central American and Mexican Archaeology and Ethnology

Two dimensions that make the ancient Mexican metropolis of Teotihuacan remarkable in terms of pre-modern societies are its enigmatic political organization, which presents a “faceless” system of governance, and the fact that the majority of its occupants lived in multi-family apartments—unique in the ancient world for a city of Read more about Mexico, Central America & the Caribbean Program Seminar: Daily Life and Governance at Ancient Teotihuacan, Mexico

2017 Mar 08

Mexico, Central America & the Caribbean Program Seminar: Central America: The Region of Those Who Flee

5:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-250, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker:  Óscar Martínez, Investigative Journalist, ElFaro.net

Moderator: Ieva Jusionyte, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology

Óscar Martínez, an award-winning journalist, will discuss the pressing issues surrounding Central American immigration. From the civil wars of the late 20th century to the continuing violence of the present day, northern Central America has been a region that expels its very own people. Largely because of this fact, migration is a phenomenon that shapes these societies. To flee from the Read more about Mexico, Central America & the Caribbean Program Seminar: Central America: The Region of Those Who Flee

2017 Apr 04

Tuesday Seminar Series: Latin America and the International Criminal Court: The Cases of Colombia, Venezuela, Honduras, and Mexico

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-216, 1730 Cambridge Street

**Please note, this seminar will be held in CGIS South, S-216**

Speaker: Luis Moreno Ocampo, Senior Fellow, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School; former Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (2003-2012)

Moderator:  Steve Levitsky, Professor of Government, Department of Government, Harvard University

Luis Moreno Ocampo will analyze the role of Latin Read more about Tuesday Seminar Series: Latin America and the International Criminal Court: The Cases of Colombia, Venezuela, Honduras, and Mexico

2017 Apr 01

Mexico City at a Crossroads: Urban Challenges of the 21st Century - Panel Discussions

10:00am to 6:45pm

Location: 

Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall, Harvard Yard

Urban Challenges in an Age of Shifting Sovereignties
Register here. Registration is not required to attend, but it is encouraged.

See the full program agenda here.

This two-day conference addresses current challenges hampering Mexico City’s urban development, sharing lessons learned so far and engaging in a dialogue with Harvard faculty and Read more about Mexico City at a Crossroads: Urban Challenges of the 21st Century - Panel Discussions

2017 Mar 31

Mexico City at a Crossroads: Urban Challenges of the 21st Century - Keynote Address*

6:30pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

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 DomínguezAntonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico, Department of Government; Chair, Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies

Live streaming will be available here.

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2017 Feb 28

Tuesday Seminar Series: From the Grounds Up: Building an Export Economy in Mexico

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-250, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Casey Lurtz, Academy Scholar, Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies, Harvard University

Moderator: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government, Department of Government, Harvard University

Across the late nineteenth century, a huge expansion in export agriculture drove economic growth throughout Latin America. This talk uses the case of coffee in Mexico to examine how that growth was both constructed and constrained by local participants seeking to take Read more about Tuesday Seminar Series: From the Grounds Up: Building an Export Economy in Mexico

2017 Jan 25

Student Info Session: Summer Programs & Funding Opportunities

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-216, 1730 Cambridge Street

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

Location: DRCLAS, CGIS South, Room S216

Opportunities:
• Summer Internship Program (SIP) in ArgentinaBrazilChileRead more about Student Info Session: Summer Programs & Funding Opportunities

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