Cambridge

2020 Apr 14

O que o coronavírus revela sobre as cidades brasileiras? Favelas e assentamentos informais, até quando?

11:30am to 12:45pm

Location: 

Zoom Webinar

Speaker: Washington Fajardo, Arquiteto e Urbanista; Harvard DRCLAS Visiting Researcher

Moderator: Philip Yang, Fundador do Urbem – Instituto de Urbanismo e Estudos para a Metrópole; Membro do Conselho Consultivo do Harvard-Brazil Office

Washington Fajardo é arquiteto e urbanista pela FAU-UFRJ ’96, e dedica-se ao desenvolvimento urbano. Autor de projetos de reabilitação, habitação social, urban design e espaços culturais. Ex-presidente do Instituto Rio Patrimônio da Humanidade (2009-2016) implementou...

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2020 Apr 10

Respuestas Educativas al COVID-19: Retos y perspectivas para México

2:00pm

Location: 

Zoom Webinar

Favor de registrarse aquí. Después de registrarse, recibirán un email de confirmación con la información necesaria para acceder al evento online.

Participantes: Fernando Reimers, Ford Foundation Professor of the Practice in International Education, Director of the Global Education Innovation Initiative and of The International Education Policy Program, Harvard...

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2020 Apr 08

Transparência e resposta à COVID-19 no Brasil

6:00pm to 7:15pm

Location: 

Zoom Webinar

This event is virtual. To register for this event, please click here

Speakers: Fernanda Campagnucci, Executive Director of Open Knowledge Brasil;  Manoel Galdino, Executive Director of Transparência Brasil

O Brazil Caucus, uma organização de estudantes da Harvard Kennedy School, com o apoio do David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS), convida para o debate com Fernanda Campagnucci, Diretora Executiva da...

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2018 May 18

Lown Scholars Program: Seminar with Dr. Paulo Lotufo : Brazilian Longitudinal Study of Adult Health (ELSA-Brasil)

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard School of Public Health, Building 1, 12th floor, Room 1208, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston

Speaker: Dr. Paulo Lotufo, Professor of Medicine and Director of the Center for Clinical and Epidemiologic Research at the University of São Paulo and a Lown Scholar at HSPH 

ELSA-Brasil study's analyses of noncommunicable diseases in a racially admixed population, covering racial distribution of nutritional pattern, cardiometabolic profile, renal dysfunction, mental health disorders, and less-studied conditions.

2018 May 09

Male Trafficking in the Illegal Mining Camps of the Peruvian Amazon

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Dolores Cortés

“The increasing demand for gold worldwide has become intertwined with illicit financial flows and criminal behavior”, (Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime, 2016).

The hike in the international price of this metal has allowed for the emergence of new economies of gold in some developing rich-mineral countries. Gold extraction has spread “at the margins of the State” often in a chaotic manner causing devastating environmental and social harm. Such is the case of Peru, the largest...

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2018 Apr 30

Nicaragua's April Uprising: Understanding the Protests and Repression

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speakers:  Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government; Cristiana Chamorro, Director, Fundación Violeta Barrios de Chamorro; Mateo Jarquin, PhD candidate, Department of History; Kai Thaler, PhD Candidate, Department of Government

2018 Apr 27

Afrodescendants in Brazil: Talk by Jurema Werneck, Executive Director of Amnesty International Brazil

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Sever Hall 113

Join us in a conversation with Jurema Werneck, Executive Director of Amnesty International Brazil who will be discussing human rights and Afrodescendants under critical attack in Brazil and the current responses from institutions and civil society.

The event is free and open to public. First-come, first-served. The event will also be livestreamed at goo.gl/bhHPHR.

Presented in collaboration with the Afro-Latin American Research Institute at the Hutchins Center at Harvard University, the Inter-American Development Bank, the Inter-American...

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2018 Apr 27

Portuguese Language Tables

3:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

Practice your Portuguese and discuss Brazil and other Portuguese-speaking countries and cultures at this informal roundtable. Everyone is welcome!

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