Andes & Southern Cone

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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2020 Dec 01

Right Wing Populism in Latin America

12:00pm to 1:20pm

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Speakers: Kenneth Roberts, Binenkorb Director of the Latin American Studies Program and Richard J. Schwartz Professor of Government, Cornell University; Cristobal Rovira, Professor of Political Science, Universidad Diego Portales in Chile; Amy Erica Smith, Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean's Professor and Associate Professor of Political Science, Iowa State University
...

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2020 Nov 17

Federalism and COVID Responses

12:00pm to 1:20pm


This event is part of a virtual series. To watch the recording, click here

Speaker: Agustina Giraudy, Associate Professor of Political Science, American University
Discussant: Kent Eaton, Professor of Politics, University of California, Santa Cruz
Moderated by: Alisha Holland, Associate Professor of Government, Harvard University

Presented in collaboration with ...

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2020 Nov 10

The Uneven Racial and Ethnic Impacts of COVID in Latin America

12:00pm to 1:20pm


This event is part of a virtual series. To watch the recording, click here

Speakers: Alberto Diaz-Cayeros, Senior Fellow at the Center for Democracy Development and Rule of Law, Stanford University; Marcia Castro, Andelot Professor of Demography; Chair, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard University; Edward Telles, Distinguished Professor of Sociology, University of California, Irvine
Moderated by: ...

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2020 Oct 27

Democratic Backsliding in Contemporary Latin America

12:00pm to 1:20pm


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Speakers: Manuel Melendez-Sanchez, PhD candidate in Political Science, Harvard University; Santiago Anria, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Latin American Studies, Dickinson College; Calla Hummel, Assistant Professor in Political Science, University of Miami; Carmen Aída Lazo, Dean of the School of Economics and Business at Escuela Superior de Economía...

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2020 Oct 13

The Criminalization of Corruption in Latin America: Causes and Consequences of Lava Jato

12:00pm to 1:20pm

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Speakers: Ezequiel González Ocantos, Associate Professor in the Qualitative Study of Comparative Political Institutions, University of Oxford; Paula Muñoz, Profesora del Departamento Académico de Ciencias Sociales y Políticas, Universidad del Pacifico en Perú
Discussant: Alisha Holland, Associate Professor of Government, Harvard University
Moderated by: ...

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2020 Sep 29

How COVID has Changed Latin American Economics

12:00pm to 1:20pm


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Speakers: Andres Velasco, Dean of the School of Public Policy, London School of Economics and Political Science; former Finance Minister of Chile; Ana Maria Ibanez, Professor of Economics, Universidad de los Andes; Economics Principal Advisor for the Interamerican Development Bank; Daniela Campello, Associate Professor, Brazilian School of Business and Public Administration;...

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2020 Sep 22

Populist Coalitions in Latin America

12:00pm to 1:20pm


This event is part of a virtual series. To view the recording, click here.

Speaker: Rodrigo Barrenechea, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University
Discussants: Thea Riofrancos, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Providence College; Aaron Watanabe, PhD Candidate in Government, Harvard University
...

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2020 Sep 15

Democracy on the Line in Chile

12:00pm to 1:20pm


This event is part of a virtual series. To watch the recording, click here

Speakers: Claudia Heiss, Assistant Professor, Institute of Public Affairs, Universidad de Chile; Juan Pablo Luna, Associate Professor of Political Science, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile; Peter Siavelis, Professor and Chair of Political Science and International Affairs, Wake Forest University
Moderated by: Steven Levitsky,...

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2020 Aug 27

Presentación del libro “Organizando: Pueblo, Poder y Cambio”

6:00pm to 7:30pm


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

Speakers: Marshall Ganz, Senior Lecturer, Harvard Kennedy School of Government; Ignacio Ibarzábal, Director Argentinos por la Educación; Verónica Camargo, #NiUnaMenos2015; P.Charly Olivero, Cura Villero; Micaela Urdinez, Periodista La Nación...

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2020 Jul 30

-NESS Talks: Landscape as Urbanism in the Americas

4:00pm to 6:00pm

This event is virtual. E-mail hello@nessmagazine.com for the zoom link.

Keynote: Charles Waldheim, Director, Office for Urbanization, Harvard Graduate School of Design

Moderators: Mercedes Peralta, Office for Urbanization, Harvard University; Jeanette Sordi, Universidad Adolfo Ibañez and New York Institute of Technology; Florencia Rodriguez, Editorial Director and Co-founder, Lots of Architecture-publishers

Join us for the online launch of NESS....

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