Andes & Southern Cone

2021 Apr 08

Colombian Conference 2021

Thu Apr 8 (All day) to Sat Apr 10 (All day)


This event is virtual, to register click here.

In a broader sense, disruption is an interruption to the current state of things. It can also mean creating solutions for problems that have been historically overlooked, ignored, or have affected neglected populations. By focusing on unattended or previously non-existing problems, disruption leads to questioning conventional thinking and practices. In Colombia, both the pre-pandemic...

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2021 Apr 15

Justicia Restaurativa en Colombia y las Humanidades / Restorative Justice in Colombia and the Humanities

2:00pm


This event is virtual and will be held in Spanish with simultaneous English translation. To register click here.

Speakers: Roberto Carlos Vidal López, Magistrado del Tribunal para la Paz y Profesor investigador-Pontificia Universidad Javeriana; Marco Abarca Diaz, Experto en Derecho Internacional de los Derechos Humanos; Doris Sommer, Profesora de Lenguas Romances y Literatura y de Estudios...

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2021 Apr 08

La segunda vuelta presidencial en Ecuador y el futuro de su democracia / The runoff election in Ecuador and the future of its democracy

5:30pm


This event is virtual and will be presented in Spanish with simultaneous English translation. To register, click here.

Speakers: Manuela Picq, Profesora en la Universidad de San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador; Diego Ordóñez, Doctor en Jurisprudencia, Legislador y Diputado Provincial por Pichincha; Franklin Ramirez, Investigador-Profesor en Flacso Ecuador
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2021 Mar 30

Proyección y discusión del documental "La Paz" de Tomás Pinzón

5:00pm to 6:30pm


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

Speakers: Tomás Pinzón, Director documental La Paz; Andrés Moya, Profesor Asociado de la Facultad de Economía de la Universidad de los Andes, DRCLAS Visiting Scholar 2020-2021
Moderated by: Robin Adèle Greeley, Profesora de Historia del Arte de la Universidad de...

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2021 Mar 23

La Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta: nuevos retos para su investigación y conservación

5:00pm


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

Speaker: Santiago Giraldo, PhD, Director Fundación ProSierra Nevada de Santa Marta y Global Heritage Fund Latinoamérica
Moderated by: Dra. Sadie L. Weber, Arqueóloga ambiental, Laboratorio de Zooarqueología, Universidad de Harvard; Solsiré Cusicanqui,...

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2021 Mar 25

Toward a Venezuelan Transition? Escaping a Complex Humanitarian Emergency (Panel 2)

11:00am to 12:30pm


This event is virtual and will be held in English with simultaneous Spanish translation. To register click here.

Speakers: Luis Almagro, General Secretary of the Organization of the American States (OAS); María Gabriela Ponce, Professor, and researcher of the Economic and Social Research Institute of the Catholic University “Andrés Bello”, Venezuela
Moderated by...

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2021 Mar 18

Toward a Venezuelan Transition? Escaping a Complex Humanitarian Emergency (Panel 1)

11:00am to 12:30pm


This event is virtual and will be held in English with simultaneous Spanish translation. To register click here.

Speakers: Ricardo Hausmann, Director, Growth Lab; Rafik Hariri Professor of the Practice of International Political Economy, Harvard Kennedy School;  Francisco Cox Vial, Lawyer and member of the Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on the...

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2021 Feb 25

Democratic Backsliding and International Relations in the Americas

3:30pm to 4:45pm


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Speakers: Celso Amorim, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Defense, Brazil; Susana Malcorra, Dean, IE School of Global and Public Affairs and Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Argentina; Ambassador Thomas Shannon, Senior Fellow, Future of Diplomacy Project, Harvard Kennedy School and Former U.S. Under Secretary of State
Moderated by:...

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2021 Mar 05

Innovation in Emerging Markets Asia and Latam

12:00pm to 1:30pm

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Speakers: Lourdes Casanova Senior Lecturer and Emerging Markets Institute Gail and Rob Cañizares Director, S.C. Johnson School of Management, Cornell University and Editor of the book From Copycat to Leaders: Innovation from Emerging Markets; Veneta Andonova Dean of Universidad de los Andes School of Management; Moacir Oliveira, Full Professor and Head of the...

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Harvard destaca iniciativa chilena que ayuda a seguir educando en pandemia

February 1, 2021

La plataforma Aprendo en Casa es parte de las que se nombran en el texto, que también incluye experiencias de comunidades que apuestan por continuar con el aprendizaje en sectores como Nepal, los países árabes o México.

El programa Aprendo en Casa reúne material elaborado por organizaciones líderes “en campos tan diversos como la ciencia, el arte, la mejora educativa, la psicología, el emprendimiento y la tecnología”, indica la publicación estadounidense. Su plataforma web ya alcanza 250 mil usuarios, agrega.

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