Paraguay

2019 Apr 12

Paraguay Conference 2019: Beyond Perceptions

Fri - Sat, Apr 12 to Apr 13, 7:00pm - 7:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-020, 1730 Cambridge Street

The Paraguay Conference 2019: Beyond Perceptions is an initiative of the Harvard Paraguayan Students Association, a new university-wide student organization composed of Paraguayan and international students interested in Paraguayan national development.The organization brings together students, scholars and practitioners within the Harvard community and at neighboring universities in the greater Boston area to explore interdisciplinary topics of strategic importance in Paraguay.

The event will convene an international audience of representatives from public institutions,...

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2017 Jan 28

Memory and Hope: The Paraguayan Cinema of Paz Encina

7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

Landlocked and sparsely populated, Paraguay is a small country with a small national cinema. Hemmed in by Argentina, Bolivia and Brazil, the nation’s geographic isolation has been aggravated by almost two centuries of authoritarian rule, culminating in the Alfredo Stroessner dictatorship that lasted from 1954 to 1989.

This isolation in time and space is the context out of which, and against which, filmmaker Paz Encina works. Encina (b. 1971) began her career as an editor for Paraguayan television and studying cinema in Cuba, Argentina and Paraguay. Her debut feature, Paraguayan...

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2017 Jan 27

Memory and Hope: The Paraguayan Cinema of Paz Encina

7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

Landlocked and sparsely populated, Paraguay is a small country with a small national cinema. Hemmed in by Argentina, Bolivia and Brazil, the nation’s geographic isolation has been aggravated by almost two centuries of authoritarian rule, culminating in the Alfredo Stroessner dictatorship that lasted from 1954 to 1989.

This isolation in time and space is the context out of which, and against which, filmmaker Paz Encina works. Encina (b. 1971) began her career as an editor for Paraguayan television and studying cinema in Cuba, Argentina and Paraguay. Her debut feature, Paraguayan...

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2014 Mar 31

Robert F. Kennedy Visiting Professor Lecture - The Region of Water: Culture, Infrastructure and Landscape in the Guaraní Region: an Ongoing Research Program

6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South S-216, 1730 Cambridge St.

Speaker: Graciela Silvestri, Harvard Graduate School of Design; Universidad Nacional La Plata in Argentina

The talk will present the major lines of an ongoing research project on a territory in South America, the Guaranì Region, a territory that in more than one sense can be defined as aquatic. The omnipresence of water in the region challenges our usual ways of thinking of the world, both culturally and technically.  

Reception to follow.

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