Peru

2019 Apr 16

Tuesday Seminar Series: Gone with the wind? Exploring Fujimorismo’s decay in contemporary Peru

12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-250, 1730 Cambridge Street

Political parties are usually depicted as indispensable for democracies. However, Latin American history does not lack of instances of parties playing against democracy. Observing the case of Fuerza Popular (the Peruvian Fujimorista party) will allow us to analyze the ways how a political vehicle might play against the consolidation of a democracy. In empirical terms, we will explain how this relates to the unexpected current Fuerza Popular severe crisis.

Speaker: Alberto Vergara, Professor of Social and Political Sciences, Universidad del Pacífico (Lima, Peru...

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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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2019 Apr 13

Memories on/for a future reconciliation

1:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-216, 1730 Cambridge Street

Authors:
Renato Cisneros, author of “La distancia que nos separa”
José Carlos Agüero, author of “Los rendidos: Sobre el don de perdonar” (via Skype)
Lurgio Gavilán, author of “Memorias de un soldado desconocido”

Respondents: 
Alexandra Hibbett, Universidad Católica, Perú
Alberto Vergara, Universidad del Pacífico, Perú

The wounds inflicted by the protracted civil war Peru faced between 1980 and the early 2000s have proven hard to heal. After twenty years...

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2019 Apr 05

CHERMANY > A PERUVIAN GRAFIK XPERIENZ

6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium, 1730 Cambridge Street

chermanCherman will reflect on his art over the past 30 years, discuss the roots of his pop aesthetic, and share the philosophy behind his current work in Chermany, an imagined nation where graphic art exists in its purest form and where everything is possible.

Speaker: Cherman (Germán Quino Ganoza),...

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2019 Jan 31

Gallery talk with artist Clarissa Tossin: Future Fossil

2:00pm

Location: 

8 Garden Street, Johnson-Kulukundis Family Gallery, Byerly Hall

Clarissa Tossin, a Radcliffe fellow in 2017–2018, expands upon her fellowship project with a newly commissioned exhibition that considers the ecology of an uncertain future. Inspired by Octavia E. Butler’s science fiction trilogy Xenogenesis (1989), in which the Amazon becomes the site for a new civilization of alien-human hybrids, Tossin speculates upon a postapocalyptic world following ecological collapse. Pairing DIY plastic recycling techniques with the materials and practices of Amazonian...

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2018 Nov 30

Reformist Alternatives to Populism in Contemporary Latin America

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-030

J_Guzman

**THIS TALK WILL BE IN SPANISH**

Livestreaming link: https://www.facebook.com/harvardperu/videos/525344734609294/

The effects of worldwide structural transformations such as technological innovation, globalization, and climate change are altering the way we live in, threatening people’s values and core...

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Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Announcement

October 17, 2018

The Lown Scholars Program at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health has opened applications for the Summer 2019 cohort. Since its establishment in 2008, The Lown Scholars Program has supported the work of more than fifty Lown Scholars from twenty countries. Our support has facilitated productive and long-term collaborations between Lown Scholars and Harvard faculty members.

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2018 Sep 10

Student Welcome Event

4:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, S050 + Basement Concourse, 1730 Cambridge St.

Are you a Harvard student? Interested in or curious about Latin America?

Please join us for a brief info session & fun social gathering to kick off the academic year. We'll have information about funding, January programs, study abroad, summer programs, the Certificate in Latin American Studies, internships, & more!
Drinks & snacks provided. 

See more about our student opportunities here.

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2018 Mar 21

HAPS Speaker Series: A Conversation with Beatriz Merino, Peru’s first female prime minister and the first female prime minister in Latin America

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

L-332 Deland, 3rd Floor of Littauer Building of Harvard Kennedy School, 79 John F. Kennedy Street

Speaker: Beatriz Merino, former Prime Minister of Peru

Beatriz Merino was the first female Prime Minister of Peru and the first female prime minister in Latin America. She held office between June 2003 and December 2003. She also served as Peru’s national ombudsman from September 2005 until March 2011....

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2018 Apr 10

Los Ojos del Camino / The Eyes of the Journey

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Belfer Cases Study Room (S-020), 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker:  Rodrigo Otero Heraud, director of the film The Eyes of the Journey and Hipolito Peralta Ccama, protagonist in The Eyes of the Journey

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