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2020 Oct 01

The Politics of Institutional Weakness in Latin America

4:00pm


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Speakers: Mala Htun, University of New Mexico; Eduardo Darget, Pontifica Universidad Catolica del Peru; Alisha Holland, Harvard University; Daniel Brinks, University of Texas-Austin; Steven Levitsky, Harvard University; Maria Victoria Murillo, Columbia University
Moderated by: Javier Auyero, University of Texas-Austin

Observers often take institutional weakness as an exogenous feature...

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2020 Oct 02

Afrocubanas: Translating Black Cuban Feminisms

12:00pm to 2:00pm

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Speaker: Dr. Devyn Spence Benson, Associate Professor of Africana and Latin American Studies and Chair of the Department of Africana Studies, Davidson College
Moderated by: Alejandro de la Fuente, Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin American History and Economics; Professor of African and African American Studies; Chair, Cuba Studies Program...

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2020 Oct 05

ReVista Launch: The Future of the Amazon, Lessons From the Past

4:00pm to 5:00pm


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Speakers: Felipe Milanez, Associate Professor at the Institute for Humanities, Arts and Sciences, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil; Bret Gustafson, Professor, Washington University in Saint Louis; Isabelle Foster, Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, Paraguay; Douglas Southgate, Professor Emeritus, Ohio State University; Patricia Vieira, Professor, Department of Spanish and...

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2020 Sep 24

New capabilities for emerging challenges: How to build a responsive State

9:00am to 10:30am


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Speakers: María Margarita Zuleta, Dean at the School of Government, Universidad de los Andes; Matthew Andrews, Edward S. Mason Senior Lecturer in International Development, Harvard Kennedy School
Moderated by: Helena García Romero, President MIT Harvard Club Colombia and Vicepresident of the Colombian Private Council on Competitiveness

Colombia faces...

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2020 Oct 15

The Fall 2020 Eduardo Matos Moctezuma Lecture: Juan Villoro, "The Obsidian Mirror: Literature and Archaeology in Mexico"

6:00pm to 7:30pm


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Speaker: Juan Villoro, Author and Journalist, El Colegio Nacional (Mexico)

Mexican authors Octavio Paz, Carlos Fuentes, José Emilio Pacheco, Salvador Novo, Rubén Bonifaz Nuño, and Rosario Castellanos, among others, have sought to use language to explore and recover the links between Mexico’s Indigenous peoples and its contemporary society. Focusing on Mexico’s pre-Hispanic past, Juan Villoro will explore the...

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2020 Sep 17

CHC's El efecto Mariel Series - Before, During, and After: The Exile Community Responds: Solidarity and Stigmatization

11:00am


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Speakers: Siro del Castillo, Human Rights Advocate and Community Leader on Immigrant Issues; Danielle Clealand, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Mexican American and Latino Studies, University of Texas at Austin; Monika Gosin, PhD, Associate Professor...

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2020 Oct 05

Making Dew in the Atacama: Atmospheric Water Capture by Desert Plants

12:00pm to 1:30pm

1:00 pm (Chile local time)

This event is part of Harvard-UAI Collaborative Research Discoveries in Chile Series.

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Speakers: Noel Michele Holbrook, Charles Bullard Professor of Forestry; Professor of Biology, Harvard University; Jacques Dumais, Facultad de Ingeniería y Ciencias, Universidad Adolfo Ibañez

The ecosystems of Chile are biodiversity...

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2020 Oct 30

The Resurgence Of The Right: Evaluating The Impact Of The Trump Policies On The Opinion Towards Cuba And Its Government Within The Cuban Diaspora Of South Florida

12:00pm to 2:00pm

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Speaker: Guillermo J. Grenier, Professor of Sociology and Chair in the Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies, Florida International University
Moderated by: Alejandro de la Fuente, Professor of African and African American Studies and of History; Director, Afro-Latin American Research Institute, Hutchins Center for African and African American Research

...

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2020 Sep 17

DRCLAS Film Series: Ficción Privada (2020) by Andrés Di Tella

6:00pm to 7:00pm


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Speaker: Andrés Di Tella, Filmmaker
Moderated by: Ignacio Azcueta, PhD Candidate in Romance Languages and Literatures

A conversation with filmmaker Andrés Di Tella on his latest feature-length film, Ficción Privada (2020). The movie will be offered for free through streaming one day before the event to pre-registered participants. This...

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2020 Sep 18

Seeing Things as They Are: Annotating African in Cuban Art

12:00pm to 2:00pm


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Speaker: Bárbaro Martínez-Ruiz, 2020-2021 Mark Claster Mamolen Fellow at the W. E. B. Du Bois Research Institute and the Afro-Latin American Research Institute, Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, Harvard University

The lecture will cover a global debate on Western representations of...

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2020 Dec 01

Right Wing Populism in Latin America

12:00pm to 1:20pm

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Speakers: Kenneth Roberts, Binenkorb Director of the Latin American Studies Program and Richard J. Schwartz Professor of Government, Cornell University; Cristobal Rovira, Professor of Political Science, Universidad Diego Portales in Chile; Amy Erica Smith, Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean's Professor and Associate Professor of Political Science, Iowa State University
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2020 Nov 17

Federalism and COVID Responses

12:00pm to 1:20pm


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Speaker: Agustina Giraudy, Associate Professor of Political Science, American University
Discussant: Kent Eaton, Professor of Politics, University of California, Santa Cruz
Moderated by: Alisha Holland, Associate Professor of Government, Harvard University

Presented in collaboration with ...

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2020 Nov 10

The Uneven Racial and Ethnic Impacts of COVID in Latin America

12:00pm to 1:20pm


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Speakers: Alberto Diaz-Cayeros, Senior Fellow at the Center for Democracy Development and Rule of Law, Stanford University; Marcia Castro, Andelot Professor of Demography; Chair, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard University; Edward Telles, Distinguished Professor of Sociology, University of California, Irvine
Moderated by: ...

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