Andes & Southern Cone

2020 Oct 19

Challenges to Contain COVID-19 in Latin America: Lessons from Chile & Peru

12:00pm to 1:00pm


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Speakers: Maria Antonieta Alva, Minister of Economy & Finance, Peru; Eduardo Engel, Professor at the Department of Economics of the University of Chile
Moderated by: Gordon Hanson, Peter Wertheim Professor in Urban Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

Latin America has become an epicenter of COVID-19...

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2020 Oct 06

Human Rights = Public Health With Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

1:00pm to 2:00pm


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Speaker: Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
Moderated by: Guillermo Arduino, Anchor and Correspondent, CNN en Español

The coronavirus pandemic has made clear the disproportionate impact among women, minority groups and impoverished people around the world. Protecting human rights IS a matter of public health. Please join a...

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2020 Oct 08

Resisting Police Violence in the Americas: Mothers on the Front Lines

4:00pm to 5:30pm


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Speakers: Dorothy Holmes, Ronnieman Foundation and Justice for Families, Chicago, US; Débora Maria da Silva, Mothers of May, Brazil; Rute Fiuza, Mothers of May of the Northeast, Brazil; Jacqueline Castillo, Mothers of False Positives of Soacha and Bogotá, Colombia; Cristina Bautista Salvador, Mothers and...

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2020 Nov 12

DRCLAS Film Series: ZURITA, VERÁS NO VER by Alejandra Carmona

6:00pm to 7:00pm


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Speakers: Raúl Zurita, Poet, DRCLAS RFK Visiting Scholar 2015-2016; Alejandra Carmona Cannobbio, Filmmaker
Moderated by: Rodrigo del Río, PhD Candidate in Romance Languages and Literatures

A conversation with poet Raul Zurita and filmmaker Alejandra Carmona on the documentary ZURITA VERAS NO VER. The movie will be offered for free through streaming two days before...

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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-Chair Brazil...

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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, Professor, Department of Spanish and...

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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 Council on Competitiveness

Colombia faces...

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2020 Oct 05

Making Dew in the Atacama: Atmospheric Water Capture by Desert Plants

12:00pm to 1:30pm

1:00 pm (Chile local time)

This event is part of Harvard-UAI Collaborative Research Discoveries in Chile Series.

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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...

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2020 Sep 17

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

6:00pm to 7:00pm


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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 streaming one day before the event to pre-registered participants. This...

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