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2018 Feb 03

2018 Latina Empowerment & Development (LEAD) Conference

8:00am to 9:30pm

Location: 

Northwest Labs

The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies is pleased to support Latinas Unidas de Harvard and the 2018 LEAD Conference. The Latina Empowerment & Development Conference also known as LEAD is an annual conference hosted at Harvard University by Latinas Unidas. LEAD is about empowering Latinas and other minorities who plan on fulfilling leadership and other professional career-oriented paths. Since its inception in 2007 LEAD has brought together hundreds of college Latinas and professionals from all over the country. The 11th annual LEAD Conference will be on Feb 2 - Feb 3...

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2018 Feb 02

2018 Latina Empowerment & Development (LEAD) Conference: Check in and Reception

6:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Northwest Labs

The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies is pleased to support Latinas Unidas de Harvard and the 2018 LEAD Conference. The Latina Empowerment & Development Conference also known as LEAD is an annual conference hosted at Harvard University by Latinas Unidas. LEAD is about empowering Latinas and other minorities who plan on fulfilling leadership and other professional career-oriented paths. Since its inception in 2007 LEAD has brought together hundreds of college Latinas and professionals from all over the country. The 11th annual LEAD Conference will be...

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2018 Feb 02

International Photo Contest Reception

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

The Forum Room Lamont Library

Join us for the International Photo Contest Reception! Take a tour around the world through the eyes of Harvard students who have studied worked interned or done research abroad. Hosted by the Office of International Education Learn more about the International Photo Contest. Everyone is welcome. Bring your friends!

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2018 Feb 02

The Mexico Conference 2018: The Path(s) Forward

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Graduate School of Education (13 Appian Way) and Harvard John F. Kennedy School of Government (79 JFK St)

This conference, organized by Harvard students, aims to promote debate around the path forward for Mexico over the coming 20 years for the country to become one of the 21st century's success stories.

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The 2018 Conference will address the...

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2018 Jan 30

From Sandinismo to Orteguismo: the new-look FSLN and authoritarian regression in Nicaragua

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

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Speaker: Mateo Jarquín, PhD Candidate, Department of History, Harvard University

Moderator: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University

Today most historic Sandinista leaders oppose current president Daniel Ortega. This talk shows how a much-...

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2018 Jan 25

Student Info Session & Panel: Summer Opportunities

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S030, 1730 Cambridge Street

Interested in Latin America? Come to the DRCLAS Info Session to learn how you can get involved in the region this summer! Gain internship experience study or participate in experiential learning through immersive programs offered between June - August 2018. This info session will be a student panel of past participants from each country/program. Please come with questions in mind!

Programs Offered:

• Summer Internship Program (SIP) in Argentina Brazil Chile Mexico & Peru

• Health & Spanish Immersion Program in Chile

• HBS LARC...

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2017 Dec 06

Student Info Session: Summer Opportunities w/ DRCLAS

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

Interested in Latin America? Come to the DRCLAS Info Session to learn how you can get involved in the region this summer! Gain internship experience study or participate in experiential learning through immersive programs offered between June - August 2018.

Programs Offered:

• Summer Internship Program (SIP) in Argentina Brazil Chile Mexico & Peru

• Health & Spanish Immersion Program in Chile

• HBS LARC Collaborative Internship Program in Brazil and Argentina

• Summer Study Abroad at the Colegio de México in Mexico

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2017 Dec 04

Harvard Association of Peruvian Students presents Electronic Money Microcredit and Ultra Microcredit in Latin America - What Works and What Doesn't?

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Weil Town Hall 1st Floor of Belfer Building of Harvard Kennedy School, 79 John F. Kennedy Street , Cambridge

Speaker: Daniel Schydlowsky, Former Robert F. Kennedy Visiting Scholar, DRCLAS (2009-2010)

Daniel Schydlowsky will discuss financial inclusion initiatives being implemented around the world with a particular focus on Latin America. The conversation will focus on describing the products that have been launched and analyzing why the same products have done well in some countries and failed in others. Mr. Schydlowsky most recently served as Steering Committee Chair of Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) a network of 120+ policymaking and regulatory...

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2017 Dec 01

Cuba Studies Program: Ambassador Jeffrey DeLaurentis

12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

The Cuba Studies Program Seminar Series presents Ambassador Jeffrey Delaurentis, Former Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy in Cuba; Fellow, Belfer Center, Harvard Kennedy School

2017 Nov 30

Arts and Sciences Workshop: "Media Laboratories: Late Modernism in South America"

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

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Speaker: Sarah Ann Wells, Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Moderator: Mariano Siskind, Professor, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University.

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2017 Nov 30

Info Session: Study Abroad Program in Cuba

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Office of International Education, 77 Dunster Street, Cambridge

The DRCLAS Study Abroad Program in Cuba introduces students to critical issues in Cuban culture and politics through a semester of coursework at Universidad de la Habana. To learn more join us at the OIE 77 Dunster Street or email cubanstudies@fas.harvard.edu.

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2017 Nov 30

Harvesting Influence: The Building of the Bancada Ruralista from the Constituinte to Today

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S050, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Belén Fernández Milmanda, PhD Candidate, Department of Government, Harvard University

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

Belén Fernández Milmanda will be presenting the Brazilian chapter of my dissertation which studies how rural elites organize to influence policy-making in contemporary Latin America. She will be focusing on the case of the Bancada Ruralista and how they have evolved to become one of the most powerful groups in the Brazilian Congress...

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