Virtual

2021 Mar 24

Food Security in the Americas: Race, Nutrition, and Obesity

6:00pm to 7:00pm


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Speakers: 

Gerardo Otero, Simon Fraser University: “Neoliberal Diet and Inequality”

Janett Barragán Miranda, American University: "Eating Proper and the Racialization of Mexican Food in the United States"

Emily Yates-Doerr, Oregon State University and University of Amsterdam: “From BMI to Stunting: The Problem of/with Food Security in Guatemala”


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2021 Mar 15

Book Launch: Natural Disasters in Latin America and the Caribbean

12:00pm to 2:00pm


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Introduction by: Steven Levitsky, DRCLAS Faculty Director and Professor of Government at Harvard University
Speakers: June Carolyn Erlick, book author and Editor-in-Chief of ReVista, the Harvard Review of Latin America; Alfredo Corchado, Dallas Morning News, former DRCLAS Visiting Fellow and Nieman Fellow ’09; Diane Davis, Charles Dyer Norton...

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2021 Mar 25

Toward a Venezuelan Transition? Escaping a Complex Humanitarian Emergency (Panel 2)

11:00am to 12:30pm


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Speakers: Luis Almagro, General Secretary of the Organization of the American States (OAS); María Gabriela Ponce, Professor, and researcher of the Economic and Social Research Institute of the Catholic University “Andrés Bello”,...

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2021 Mar 18

Toward a Venezuelan Transition? Escaping a Complex Humanitarian Emergency (Panel 1)

11:00am to 12:30pm


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Speakers: Ricardo Hausmann, Director, Growth Lab; Rafik Hariri Professor of the Practice of International Political Economy, Harvard Kennedy School;  Francisco Cox Vial, Lawyer and member of the Independent International Fact-Finding...

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2021 Feb 25

Democratic Backsliding and International Relations in the Americas

3:30pm to 4:45pm


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Speakers: Celso Amorim, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Defense, Brazil; Susana Malcorra, Dean, IE School of Global and Public Affairs and Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Argentina; Ambassador Thomas Shannon, Senior Fellow, Future of Diplomacy Project, Harvard Kennedy School and Former U.S. Under Secretary of State
Moderated by:...

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2021 Feb 26

The Mexico Conference 2021

Fri Feb 26 (All day) to Sun Feb 28 (All day)


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The MX Conference 2021 is the fourth edition of the student conference organized by the Harvard University Mexican Association of Students (HUMAS).

The objective of the conference is to expose our conference attendees, most of whom are Mexican students at Harvard and other major universities, to the leading and often missing voices about the interdisciplinary...

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2021 Apr 01

Race, Representation, and Agassiz’s Brazilian Fantasy

4:00pm to 5:30pm


This event is virtual and will be held in Portuguese with simultaneous English translation. To register, click here.

Speakers: Sandra Benites (Guaraní Ñandeva), Adjunct Curator of Brazilian Art, Museum of Art of São Paulo; Anita Ekman, Visual and Performance Artist; Christoph Irmscher, Director, Wells Scholars Program, Provost Professor, Department of English, Indiana University;...

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2021 Feb 20

Harvard Graduate Student Conference on International and Global History (Con-IH) "GENDER AND EMPIRE"

3:00pm to 5:00pm


This event is virtual, to register click here.

Speakers: Maria Pautassi Restrepo (Tulane University), "'Amidst the Charms of Porto Rico:' Framing the 20th-Century Caribbean Venus in the Underwood 1901 Stereographic Tour of Puerto Rico"; Katie Ligmond (UC Santa Cruz), “Wearing Resistance: The Role of Elite Women in the Creation of Andean Empires”
Commentators: PhD...

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2021 Mar 05

Innovation in Emerging Markets Asia and Latam

12:00pm to 1:30pm

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Speakers: Lourdes Casanova Senior Lecturer and Emerging Markets Institute Gail and Rob Cañizares Director, S.C. Johnson School of Management, Cornell University and Editor of the book From Copycat to Leaders: Innovation from Emerging Markets; Veneta Andonova Dean of Universidad de los Andes School of Management; Moacir Oliveira, Full Professor and Head of the...

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2021 Feb 26

IAP-UAM Lecture Series with Manuel Barcia: "The Yellow Demon of Fever: Fighting Disease in the Nineteenth Century Transatlantic Slave Trade"

12:00pm to 1:00pm


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Speaker: Manuel Barcia, Chair of Global History, University of Leeds
Moderated by: Alejandro de la Fuente, Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin American History and Economics; Professor of African an African American Studies; Director, Afro-Latin American Research Institute, Hutchins Center...

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2021 Apr 07

Popular Participation and the Making of Brazil's 1988 Constitution

12:00pm to 1:20pm


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Speaker: Dan McDonald, Postdoctoral Fellow, Mahindra Humanities Center, Harvard University; Harvard Mellon Urban Initiative Research Fellow
Discussant: Victoria Langland, Associate Professor, University of Michigan
Moderator: Sidney Chalhoub, Professor of History and of African and African American Studies,...

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