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DRCLAS announces Clémence Jouët-Pastré Brazil Travel Fellowship

January 19, 2020

The Clémence Jouët-Pastré Brazil Travel Fellowship is intended to enable undergraduates or graduating seniors to pursue a transformational experience in Brazil. Inspired by the memory of Clémence Jouët-Pastré, who as Senior Preceptor in Romance Languages and Literatures opened the doors for hundreds of Harvard students to study and experience Brazil, the Fellowship award can be utilized to support research, language study, volunteer work and/or independent projects spanning any field or topic. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate a deep understanding of Brazilian...

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Interview with alum Thiago Costa, founder of Hashdex and new partner of the Summer Internship Program in Brazil

December 2, 2019
By Diego C. Smirne

Thiago, you are one of the founders of asset management company Hashdex and have a Harvard PhD degree in Applied Mathematics. Firstly, please tell us about your academic and professional path. As a Harvard alum, what does the University represent to you? How important were the years you spent there for your endeavor with Hashdex?

I discovered math at the age of 12...

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College student Lilliana Brandão on her Summer Internship Program experience in Brazil

October 29, 2019

By Lilliana Brandão (AB '22), participant of the 2019 Summer Internship Program (SIP) in Brazil

As a child I had many aspirations, such as exploring a rainforest, living in Brazil, and working on a farm. This past Summer I had the opportunity to do all three of these in one internship,
DRCLAS’s Summer Internship Program (SIP). I spent...

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Fall 2019 Matos Lecture to be delivered by Diana Magaloni, Deputy Director of the Los Angeles County Art Museum

September 18, 2019

HARVARD UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCES FALL 2019 EDUARDO MATOS MOCTEZUMA LECTURE, TO BE DELIVERED BY DIANA MAGALONI, DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART 

(Cambridge, MA and Mexico City) In an effort to renew its commitment to in-depth research and educational collaboration with Mexico, Harvard University established the Eduardo Matos Moctezuma Lecture Series in 2017. This series celebrates the excellence of Mexican archaeology and history, represented by Professor Eduardo Matos Moctezuma, Mexico’s...

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