Andes & Southern Cone

2021 Sep 28

Rethinking Malaria in the Context of COVID–19: Malaria Governance, Integrated Service Delivery, Training & Capacity Building for Malaria

Repeats every day until Wed Sep 29 2021 .
9:00am to 11:30am


This event is virtual, to register click here.

In keeping with a longstanding academic tradition, multidisciplinary perspectives from diverse stakeholders and discussants will be offered in a neutral and inclusive learning environment during this 2-day, public webinar. Q&A will be available during portions of the proceedings for broader engagement. Together, we will identify and discuss actions—including some of...

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2021 Oct 06

Democratic Innovation: The Role of Direct Democracy / Innovación democrática: el rol de la democracia directa

9:00am

9:00 am ET / 10:00 am Chile Time

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

Welcoming Remarks: Steve Levitsky, Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS); Professor of Government, Harvard University; Co-author, How Democracies Die
Keynote...

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2021 Oct 08

Disruptions of Dignity: COVID-19 and the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Latin America

12:30pm


This event is virtual, to register click here.

Introduction: Alicia Ely Yamin, Senior Fellow in Global Health and Rights, The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School; Senior Advisor on Human Rights, Partners in Health
Speakers: José Alfredo...

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2021 Sep 23

Social-emotional and Holistic Education as a Means to Transform Learning

2:00pm

3:00 pm Chile Time
This event is virtual and will be held in Spanish with simultaneous English translation. To register, click here.

The 4th #AprendoEnCasa Learning Lab International Conference

The #AprendoenCasa Learning Laboratory is a space for conferences and workshops guided by leading professors from Harvard University and experts from the region, with tools to inspire,...

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2021 Sep 17

ALARI Seminar Series Inauguration Lecture with Aurora Vergara: Afro-Colombian Studies in the Year of Freedom (2021) / Estudios Afrocolombianos en el año de la libertad (2021)

12:00pm to 2:00pm


This event is virtual, to register click here.

 

2021 was declared the Year of Freedom by the Colombian Ministry of Culture. It commemorates 200 years of the law of freedom of the bellies and 170 years of abolishing slavery in the country. This context coincides with the second year of the COVID19 pandemic and the wave of social mobilizations of April 28 - July 28. In...

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2021 Nov 11

Arts and Humanities Workshop | Perder su mundo y perder el mundo: la poesía y la crisis migratoria venezolana

5:00pm to 7:00pm


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

Speakers: Gustavo Guerrero, Professor of Contemporary Latin American Literature and Culture, CY Cergy Paris Université; Adalber Salas Hernández, Poet, Essayist, and Translator; Santiago Acosta, Scholar and Poet; Natasha Tiniacos...

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2021 Sep 22

“Revistas culturales latinoamericanas, recorte y globalización de la cultura en la primera mitad del siglo XX”

5:30pm to 7:00pm

This event is part of Harvard-UAI Collaborative Research Discoveries in Chile Series and will be held in Spanish. This event is virtual and will be held at 6:30pm Santiago de Chile time. To register, click here

Speaker: Antonia Viu, Directora Departamento de Literatura, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez
Moderated by: Mariano Siskind...

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2021 Sep 14

Prospects for Post-COVID Economic Recovery in Latin America

12:00pm to 1:20pm


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

The economic toll of the Covid crisis on Latin America has been catastrophic. According to The Economist, whereas global GDP contracted by 3% last year, that of Latin America and the Caribbean fell on average by 7%, the worst of any region tracked by the IMF. Lengthy lockdowns have contributed to the exacerbation of poverty and inequality, and school closures threaten a...

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2021 Nov 30

Chile Presidential Elections

12:00pm to 1:20pm


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

On November 21, 2021, Chile will hold its first presidential election since a massive wave of protest shook the country and ushered in a period of far-reaching constitutional change. What do the results of the Chilean election tell us about the country’s changing politics--and what do they portend for the future?

Speakers: Juan Pablo Luna...

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2021 Nov 16

Impact of Venezuela Migration on Latin America

12:00pm to 1:20pm


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

Of the more than 5.6 million Venezuelans who have left Venezuela since 2017, more than 70 percent have migrated to Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. Despite their stated intention to remain in the countries that received them, they often lack regular migration status, and they have suffered from unemployment or employment discrimination and restricted access to health...

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2021 Nov 09

The Volatility Curse

12:00pm to 1:20pm


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

When does economic voting function as a mechanism of democratic accountability, and when does it fail to do so? In their new book, The Volatility Curse, Campello and Zucco show that in Latin American countries that are dependent on commodity exports and inflows of foreign capital, governments may lose popular support and be punished by voters for economic outcomes that are...

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