Cambridge

2020 Feb 25

Did Ancient Andean People Know How to Write, do Math, or Keep Accounts Before the Spaniards Arrived?

7:00pm

Speaker Gary Urton, Dumbarton Oaks Professor of Pre-Columbian Studies

Gary Urton is Dumbarton Oaks Professor of Pre-Columbian Studies in the Department of Anthropology at Harvard. He earned his M.A. in Ancient History and his Ph.D. in Anthropology at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. His research focuses on a variety of topics in pre-Columbian and early colonial Andean cultural and intellectual history, drawing on...

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2020 Feb 25

Neoliberalism and Social Protest Waves in Latin America: The Chilean Case in Comparative Perspective

12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Room S-250, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Kenneth Roberts, Richard J. Schwartz Professor of Government, Cornell University
Moderator: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government

Waves of social protest have increasingly challenged Chile's neoliberal economic model and the constitutional order that sustains it. Chile's most recent protest cycle belongs to a broader pattern of resistance to neoliberalism in Latin America, but it has a number of distinctive characteristics that reflect the singular breadth, depth,...

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2020 Feb 23

HFA Film Series: Patricio Guzman's Chile Trilogy

4:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street
4:00pm
Nostalgia for the Light (Nostalgia de la luz)
Directed by Patricio Guzmán
France/Germany/Chile , 2010, 35mm, color, 90 min.
 
7:00pm
The Cordillera of Dreams (La Cordillère des songes) 
Directed by Patricio Guzmán
Chile/France , 2019, DCP, color, 85 min
 
Details at: https://harvardfilmarchive.org/programs/patricio-guzmans-chile-trilogy
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2020 Feb 18

Bureaucratic Entrepreneurs, Reputations, and Shocks: A Theory of Transnational Bureaucratic Cooperation on Migration Control

12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-250

Speaker: Angie Bautista-Chavez, PhD candidate, Department of Government 

Moderator: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government

In this presentation, Bautista-Chavez shares findings from her dissertation project, titled: "Exporting Borders: The Domestic and International Politics of Migration Control". Using key informant interviews and archival research, she examine two central questions. First, why and how has the United States internationalized U.S. immigration enforcement? Second, under what...

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2020 Feb 11

Coproduction of Health Care for Indigenous Women

12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-250

Speaker: Tulia Falleti, Class of 1965 Endowed Term Professor of Political Science; Director of Latin American and Latino Studies Program; Senior Fellow Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania

Moderator: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government

Coproduction between state and civil society in the delivery of public services raises a host of questions that go from cooptation of civil society to efficiencies in the delivery of public services. Moreover, when this cooperation...

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2020 Feb 06

Political Intermediation in the Digital Age: Is There A Way Out of Populism?

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

L-382 (Khan Room), Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK Street

Speaker: Miguel Lago, Lecturer of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; Executive Director, Institute for Health Policy Studies

Moderator: Nathalie Gazzaneo, MPP candidate, HKS.

The rise of populism is directly connected to the crisis of trust in political parties, mainstream media and trade unions. But it is also connected to the emergence of social media, where intermediaries tend do be removed in different activities. Therefore, is there still room for political intermediation in the digital...

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2020 Feb 04

Brazil Under Bolsonaro: Brasil Acima de Tudo, Deus Acima de Todos

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-250

Speaker: Amy Erica Smith, Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean’s Professor and Associate Professor of Political Science, Iowa State University               

Moderator: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government

How have Brazilian society and politics changed in Jair Bolsonaro's first year in the presidency? In rhetoric and style, Bolsonaro has intensified culture war politics, setting his camp up for Manichean battles against perceived enemies who range from the...

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2020 Jan 31

MX Conference 2020

Fri - Sat, Jan 31 to Feb 1, 12:00pm - 8:15pm

Location: 

Harvard Law School (Jan 31); Harvard Kennedy School (Feb 1)
The MX Conference is a student-run initiative at Harvard University that aims to bring Mexico to the forefront of an interdisciplinary conversation. It establishes a space for the community, and everyone interested, to learn, understand, debate and contrast ideas around Mexico. It is a non profit effort to bring high quality speakers to as many students as possible, ticket... Read more about MX Conference 2020
2020 Jan 30

The Legacy of Dominicanidad: A Symposium on the Work of Lorgia García Peña

9:15am to 5:30pm

Location: 

Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street

This symposium will highlight the wide-ranging impact of Lorgia García-Peña's scholarship, particularly her acclaimed 2016 book, The Borders of Dominicanidad: Race, Nation, and Archives of Contradiction. Distinguished speakers will reflect on the significance of her work for multiple fields, including Latinx Studies, Black Studies, and Women and Gender Studies, as well as for the theme of this year's Charles Warren Center fellowship, The Past, Present, and Future of Ethnic Studies. This event will be live-streamed at warrencenter.fas.harvard.edu.

9:15 Welcome

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