Andes & Southern Cone

2019 Feb 26

Venezuela: Understanding the Crisis. Building a Sustainable Solution

12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S020, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Temir Porras Ponceleon, CEO, Ventuari Partners

Moderator: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University

Temir Porras Ponceleon began his public service career in the Republic of France and continued in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. He specialized in foreign policy, sovereign credit, and oil. He has brokered and negotiated political and trade deals at the presidential level for more than 10 years in Latin...

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2019 Jan 31

Gallery talk with artist Clarissa Tossin: Future Fossil

2:00pm

Location: 

8 Garden Street, Johnson-Kulukundis Family Gallery, Byerly Hall

Speaker: Clarissa Tossin, Radcliffe fellow in 2017–2018

Clarissa Tossin expands upon her fellowship project with a newly commissioned exhibition that considers the ecology of an uncertain future. Inspired by Octavia E. Butler’s science fiction trilogy Xenogenesis (1989), in which the Amazon becomes the site for a new civilization of alien-human hybrids, Tossin speculates upon a postapocalyptic world following ecological collapse. Pairing DIY plastic recycling techniques with the materials and practices of Amazonian aesthetic...

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2018 Dec 11

GLAM* Concert Series presents Mesias Maiguashca: The Andean World in Contemporary Music

Tue - Sun, Dec 11 to Dec 16, 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Location: 

Holden Chapel (Harvard Yard) & Paine Hall (Harvard Music Department)

The Arts and Andes & Southern Cone Program at the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies and the Department of Music at Harvard University cordially invite you to a series of concerts and events featuring Ecuadorian composer Mesías Maiguashca, one of the leading figures in electronic and electroacoustic composition in Latin America. Of indigenous heritage, his music often locates Andean perceptions and sounds within the frameworks of Western experimental music...

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2018 Nov 29

The Disaster Artist: or how a Chilean Architect Got Involved (and survived) in Urban Design, and the Politics of Resilience

6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Belfer Case Study Room, S020, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Pablo Allard, Robert F. Kennedy Visiting Professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Design; Dean at the Faculty of Architecture  at the Universidad del Desarrollo, Santiago, Chile.
With Introduction by Diane Davis, Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism; Chair of the Department of Urban Planning and Design, Harvard Graduate School of Design

In February 2010, Chile suffered the sixth-largest earthquake ever recorded by a seismograph, followed by a devastating tsunami.  The extension and complexity...

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2018 Nov 14

The Uruguayan Experience: In an Unstable Region, Is a Small and Open Economy Possible?

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S030, 1730 Cambridge Street

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Speaker: Hernan Bonilla, Executive Director of the Center for Development Studies, a think tank in Montevideo

Moderators: DRCLAS Visting Scholars: Rossana Castiglioni, Associate Professor of Political Science, Universidad Diego Portales in ...

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2018 Oct 22

Women And The Global Health Workforce: Driving Action For Health And Gender Equity

4:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (Kresge Cafeteria) 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston

From Bamako to Bogota, Bangalore to Boston, women are the majority of healthcare providers worldwide, yet underrepresented in leadership in science and medicine. Join the Harvard Global Health Institute and the Women and Health Initiative of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health for a symposium to discuss women’s roles within the health system and the transformation possible – leading to gender equality on the path towards health for all.

This event is free and open to the public.

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