Andes & Southern Cone

2020 Nov 11

Pre-Textos para la Innovación

3:00pm to 4:30pm


3pm Cambridge / 5pm Santiago, Chile
This event is part of Harvard-UAI Collaborative Research Discoveries in Chile Series.
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Speakers: Doris Sommer, Profesora Ira y Jewell Williams de Lenguas y Literaturas Románicas y de Estudios Africanos y Afroamericanos, Universidad de Harvard; Sergio Araya, Decano y Catedrático de la Universidad...

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2020 Oct 29

#BlackLivesMatter Across the Americas: Black Youth Organizers and the Struggle for Racial Justice

4:00pm to 5:30pm


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Speakers: Ana Belique, Movimento Reconocido (Santo Domingo); Daniela Rincón, Casa Cultural El Chontaduro (Cali); Marcelle Decothé, Instituto Marielle Franco/Favelas Na Luta/Fórum da Juventude do Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro); Mirtes Souza (mãe de Miguel Otávio) e Priscila Santana, Kilomba Collective (Brazil/USA...

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2020 Oct 29

Bolivia: elección y gobernabilidad / Bolivia: Elections and Governability

4:00pm to 5:00pm


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Speakers: Erika Brockmann, Former Senator, political scientist and political analyst; Armando Ortuño, Former Vice Minister of Planning and Ambassador, economist and social researcher
Moderated by: Victoria Murillo, Professor of Political Science, Columbia; Steve Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University and...

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2020 Nov 12

Transnational Perspectives: COVID-19 in South America

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Speakers: Marcos Cueto, Professor of the History of Health, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (FIOCRUZ), Brazil; Lucía Dammert, Professor of International Relations at the Universidad de Santiago de Chile; María Inés Pacecca, Professor in the Department of Anthropological Sciences and researcher at the Institute of Anthropological Sciences at the Universidad de Buenos Aires
Moderated by: Gabriela Soto Laveaga, Professor of the History of Science, Antonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico, Co-Chair, Mexico Faculty Committee at DRCLAS, Harvard...

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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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