Andes & Southern Cone

2021 Oct 05

The Geography of State Power: Political Antagonism and Partisan Statebuilding in Colombia and Mexico

12:00pm to 1:20pm


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Why do states develop more effective authority in some parts of their territory and domains of governance than in others? The Geography of State Power attributes contemporary variation in the state’s ability in Mexico and Colombia to perform such core functions as taxation, coercion, and public service provision within its borders to the historical lines of political conflict – religious in...

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2021 Aug 12

AprendoEnCasa.org Conference: What does it mean to learn in the 21st century?

4:00pm to 5:30pm


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

Speakers: Santiago Rincón Gallardo, Consultant, Harvard alumni and member of the Fullan Enterprise consulting firm; Alejandra Arratia, Executive Director at Educación 2020; Melissa Guadalupe Huertas, Senior Program Officer,...

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2021 Jul 26

The Pandemic is Not Only a Viral Event

Repeats every day until Tue Jul 27 2021 .
8:00am to 4:00pm

8:00am to 4:00pm


This event is virtual, to view click here.

In the field of health practices enlivened by the emergence of the Covid-19 pandemic, the emergence of variants of the SarsCov-2 virus, the lack of sufficient vaccines and the uncontrolled infection in Brazil, the response to the pandemic has depended on the participation and production of researchers from various areas and the involvement of community leaders in the social response. The objective of this international seminar, the...

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Donald H. Pfister

Asa Gray Research Professor of Systematic Botany
Curator Emeritus of the Farlow Library and Herbarium of Cryptogamic Botany

Donald Pfister’s research interest center on the classification and relationships among several groups the fungi. A particular focus is on the fungi found...

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2021 Jul 02

¿Que ha pasado con el aprendizaje en la pandemia? Experiencias de diálogo nacional en Costa Rica, formación inicial en Chile, y desarrollo profesional docente en Perú

9:00am to 10:30am


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

SpeakersAndrea Rolla, Consultora, Banco Mundial, Chile; Eva Villalón, Directora de Investigación, Fundación Flamboyán, Puerto Rico.

A más de un año de que el Covid 19 provocara cambios radicales en la educación a nivel global, este panel...

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"Es un momento propicio para rediseñar y reformar las prácticas educativas y así mejorar la vida de estudiantes y docentes"

June 7, 2021

Katherine Merseth, experta en formación de profesores y prácticas efectivas en el aula de la U. de Harvard:

De acuerdo a la especialista, la crisis sanitaria ofrece una oportunidad para reconsiderar el desarrollo de la educación. Que los educadores apliquen nuevos métodos de enseñanza, trabajen colaborativamente entre colegas y motiven la participación de los alumnos en las clases remotas, son parte de sus sugerencias.

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2021 Jun 21

Desarrollo y equidad en Colombia: cómo responder al desencanto

9:00am to 10:30am

EST / 8:00 AM Colombia
This event is virtual and will be held in Spanish. To register, click here.

Speakers: Ana María Ibáñez, Profesora Universidad de los Andes; Asesora Principal de la Vicepresidencia de Sectores y Conocimiento del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo; Ricardo Hausmann, Director del Centro para el Desarrollo Internacional y profesor de Economía...

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2021 Jun 16

The New Constitution and the Chilean Economy: A Break with the Past? / Nueva Constitución y economía chilena: ¿una ruptura con el pasado?

9:30am to 10:30am

ET / Chile Time

This event is part of the Academic Forum for the New Constitution in Chile. It 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 and Professor of Government,...

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2021 Jun 10

The Education that Comes: Redesigning Our Practices to Ensure Learning

4:00pm


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

Speakers: Katherine Merseth, Specialist in teacher training, school improvement in vulnerable contexts and effective classroom practices, Harvard University; Patricia Vazquez, Director of international cooperation at Radix, Former Deputy Minister of Education of Puebla...

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2021 May 24

The runoff election and the future of Peru // La segunda vuelta presidencial y el futuro del Perú

5:00pm


This event is virtual and will be held in Spanish with simultaneous English translation. 

Speakers: Betssy Chavez, congresista-electa (Tacna) de Perú Libre, el partido del candidato Pedro Castillo; Fernando Rospigliosi, ex-Ministro del interior y miembro del equipo de campaña de la candidata Keiko Fujimori
Moderated by: Victoria Murillo, Professor of Political Science at Columbia (ILAS) & Steve Levitsky, Professor of Government at Harvard (DRCLAS)

Join us for a conversation on the runoff election on the...

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2021 May 05

Guest Lecture on Afro-Latin American Studies with Paulina Alberto (University of Michigan): Black Legend: The Extraordinary Raúl Grigera and New Stories of Afro-Argentina

12:00pm to 2:00pm


This event is virtual, to register click here.

Speaker: Paulina L. Alberto, Associate Professor in the Departments of History and of Romance Languages and Literatures, University of Michigan
Moderated by: Bruno Carvalho, Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and African and African American Studies, Co-Director of the Harvard...

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"La educación no volverá a las prácticas antiguas, sino que mantendrá una nueva normalidad de aprendizaje universal, híbrido y personalizado"

April 19, 2021

De acuerdo al experto, los nuevos modelos para la enseñanza formal deberían basarse en los dispositivos y medios que la gente ya utiliza para el aprendizaje informal, como las redes sociales. Estas permiten construir comunidades en línea para la creatividad, la colaboración y el intercambio.

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