Andes & Southern Cone

2020 Oct 07

Amazon 4.0 – Defining a Third Way for the Amazon

4:00pm to 5:00pm


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Speaker: Carlos Nobre, Senior Researcher, Institute for Advanced Studies, University of São Paulo; Senior Fellow, World Resources Institute
Discussant: Vinicius Furuie, Environmental Fellow, Harvard University Center on the Environment
Moderated by: Bruno Carvalho, Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures; Co-...

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2020 Oct 01

In-House Open House

6:00pm


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Join us as we welcome our new faculty director, Steven Levitsky!

Professor Levitsky will be joined by Marcia Castro, co-chair of the Brazil Studies Program and Alejandro de la Fuente, chair of the Cuba Studies Program to discuss ongoing and upcoming initiatives in three priority areas for 2020-21: challenges to democracy, the impact...

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2020 Oct 01

The Politics of Institutional Weakness in Latin America

4:00pm


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Speakers: Mala Htun, University of New Mexico; Eduardo Darget, Pontifica Universidad Catolica del Peru; Alisha Holland, Harvard University; Daniel Brinks, University of Texas-Austin; Steven Levitsky, Harvard University; Maria Victoria Murillo, Columbia University
Moderated by: Javier Auyero, University of Texas-Austin

Observers often take institutional weakness as an exogenous feature...

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2020 Oct 05

ReVista Launch: The Future of the Amazon, Lessons From the Past

4:00pm to 5:00pm


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Speakers: Felipe Milanez, Associate Professor at the Institute for Humanities, Arts and Sciences, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil; Bret Gustafson, Professor, Washington University in Saint Louis; Isabelle Foster, Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, Paraguay; Douglas Southgate, Professor Emeritus, Ohio State University; Patricia Vieira,...

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2020 Sep 24

New capabilities for emerging challenges: How to build a responsive State

9:00am to 10:30am


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Speakers: María Margarita Zuleta, Dean at the School of Government, Universidad de los Andes; Matthew Andrews, Edward S. Mason Senior Lecturer in International Development, Harvard Kennedy School
Moderated by: Helena García Romero, President MIT Harvard Club Colombia and Vicepresident of the Colombian Private...

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2020 Oct 05

Harvard - Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez Collaborative Research Grant Series: Making dew in the Atacama: atmospheric water capture by desert plants

12:00pm to 1:30pm


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Speakers: Noel Michele Holbrook, Charles Bullard Professor of Forestry; Professor of Biology, Harvard University; Jacques Dumais, Facultad de Ingeniería y Ciencias, Universidad Adolfo Ibañez

The ecosystems of Chile are biodiversity hotspots with as much as 50% of their flora composed of species endemic to the country....

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2020 Sep 17

DRCLAS Film Series: Ficción Privada (2020) by Andrés Di Tella

6:00pm to 7:00pm


This event is virtual and will be held in Spanish. To register click here.

Speaker: Andrés Di Tella, Filmmaker
Moderated by: Ignacio Azcueta, PhD Candidate in Romance Languages and Literatures

A conversation with filmmaker Andrés Di Tella on his latest feature-length film, Ficción Privada (2020). The movie will be offered for free through...

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2020 Dec 01

Right Wing Populism in Latin America

12:00pm to 1:20pm


This event is part of a virtual series. To register, click here.

Speakers: Kenneth Roberts, Binenkorb Director of the Latin American Studies Program and Richard J. Schwartz Professor of Government, Cornell University; Cristobal Rovira, Professor of Political Science, Universidad Diego Portales in Chile; Amy Erica Smith, Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean's Professor and...

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2020 Nov 17

Federalism and COVID Responses

12:00pm to 1:20pm


This event is part of a virtual series. To register, click here.

Speaker: Agustina Giraudy, Associate Professor of Political Science, American University
Discussant: Kent Eaton, Professor of Politics, University of California, Santa Cruz
Moderated by: Alisha Holland, Associate Professor of Government, Harvard University...

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2020 Nov 10

The Uneven Racial and Ethnic Impacts of COVID in Latin America

12:00pm to 1:20pm


This event is part of a virtual series. To register, click here.

Speakers: Veronica Figueroa, Profesora Asociada del Instituto de Asuntos Públicos, Universidad de Chile; Alberto Diaz-Cayeros, Senior Fellow at the Center for Democracy Development and Rule of Law, Stanford University; Marcia Castro, Andelot Professor of Demography; Chair, Department of Global Health and...

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2020 Nov 03

Police Legitimacy in Chile

12:00pm to 1:20pm


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Speaker: Lucia Dammert, Executive Director, Global Consortium on Security Transformation, Universidad de Chile
Discussants: Jessie Bullock, PhD Candidate in Government, Harvard University; Kaitlyn Chriswell, PhD Candidate in Comparative Politics, Harvard University
...

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2020 Oct 27

Democratic Backsliding in Contemporary Latin America

12:00pm to 1:20pm


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Speakers: Manuel Melendez-Sanchez, PhD candidate in Political Science, Harvard University; Santiago Anria, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Latin American Studies, Dickinson College; Calla Hummel, Assistant Professor in Political Science, University of Miami; Carmen Aída Lazo, Dean of the School...

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