Cambridge

2019 Mar 11

Central America & the Caribbean Film Series: Cárcel de árboles / Prison of Trees (Guatemala, 2015)

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

Carcel ImageA film by Guillermo Escalón y Rodrigo Rey Rosa

Chained and tortured, dozens of youths from the United States and from prominent Guatemalan families were held captive in the depths of the Guatemalan jungle in the 1970s and 1980s. With the complicity of the military high command that governed Guatemala at the time...

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2019 Feb 27

Indigenous Masters of a casa poblada: Indios ladinos and vecindad in Colonial New Kingdom of Granada

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S450, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Max Deardorff, University of Florida

Parry Lecture Series
HIS2525A: The Latin American History Seminar and Workshop Administrating Differences in Latin America: Historical Approaches

Presented in collaboration with the Department of History

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2019 Feb 26

Venezuela: Understanding the Crisis. Building a Sustainable Solution

12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S020, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Temir Porras Ponceleon, CEO, Ventuari Partners

Moderator: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University

Temir Porras Ponceleon began his public service career in the Republic of France and continued in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. He specialized in foreign policy, sovereign credit, and oil. He has brokered and negotiated political and trade deals at the presidential level for more than 10 years in Latin...

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2019 Feb 20

The Amazonian Travels of Richard Evans Schultes

6:00pm

Location: 

Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street

Mary Plotkin, Co-Founder & President, The Amazon Conservation Team
Brian Hettler, GIS & New Technologies Manager, The Amazon Conservation Team

Richard Evans Schultes—ethnobotanist, taxonomist, writer, photographer, and Harvard professor—is regarded as one of the most important plant explorers of the twentieth century. In 1941, Schultes traveled to the Amazon rainforest on a mission to study how Indigenous peoples used plants for medicinal, ritual, and practical purposes. A new interactive online map, produced by the Amazon...

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