Andes & Southern Cone

2018 Apr 10

Los Ojos del Camino / The Eyes of the Journey

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Belfer Cases Study Room (S-020), 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Rodrigo Otero Heraud, director of the film The Eyes of the Journey and Hipolito Peralta Ccama, protagonist in The Eyes of the Journey

Moderators: Paola Uccelli, Professor of Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education and Ann Braude, Harvard Divinity School

Screening of the feature documentary film The Eyes of the Journey / Los Ojos del Camino spoken in Quechua with English subtitles. The event will count with the presence of the director of the film Rodrigo Otero Heraud and the protagonist...

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2018 Apr 06

Using and Generating Evidence for Policy-Making: Security interventions in Bogota City

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Kennedy School

To better understand which security policies are most effective, the Mayor’s office of Bogota is testing and evaluating several policies, from “hotspot” policing to “broken windows” interventions. Join Daniel Mejia, current Secretary of Security and former Professor at Universidad de los Andes in Colombia, and Christopher Blattman, Professor at the Harris School of Public Policy, to discuss the challenges, the learnings and the opportunities from a policy-making perspective.

Agenda:

12:00 – 12:10pm Introduction...

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2018 Apr 03

Recortes y literatura mundial: trayectorias globales en las revistas culturales de los años 30 desde revista Babel (Chile)

5:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Antonia Viu Bottini, Profesora Asociada, Directora del Departamento de Letras, Universidad Adolfo Ibánez, Santiago de Chile

Esta conferencia propone una cartografía de la circulación y los intercambios de las revistas de los años treinta a partir del caso de Babel, revista de revistas, una publicación chilena dirigida por un editor ruso-argentino, Enrique Espinoza (seudónimo de Samuel Glusberg), a fines de la década del treinta (1939-1940). Se trata de una revista en la que la copia, el recorte y la traducción en los albores de la Segunda Guerra...

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2018 Apr 02

Andrea Giunta: Race, Ethnicity and Empathy in Latin American Women Artists

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium (S-010), 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Andrea Giunta, Curator and Professor of Latin American and International Art, Universidad de Buenos Aires

Moderator: Mary Schneider Enriquez, Houghton Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Harvard Art Museums

Andrea Giunta will present on the exhibition ...

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2018 Mar 21

HAPS Speaker Series: A Conversation with Beatriz Merino, Peru’s first female prime minister and the first female prime minister in Latin America

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

L-332 Deland, 3rd Floor of Littauer Building of Harvard Kennedy School, 79 John F. Kennedy Street

Speaker: Beatriz Merinoformer Prime Minister of Peru

Beatriz Merino was the first female Prime Minister of Peru and the first female prime minister in Latin America. She held office between June 2003 and December 2003. She also served as Peru’s national ombudsman from September 2005 until March 2011. Before serving as Prime Minister, Ms. Merino served as Senator from 1990-1992 and Congresswoman from 1995-2000. During that time, she served as President of the Environmental Committee and the Women's Rights Committee....

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2018 Mar 06

Venezuela: The Survival Strategies of an Authoritarian Regime

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speakers: Javier Corrales, Professor of Political Science, Amherst College; Risa Grais-Targow, Eurasia Group, Lead coverage of Venezuela Ecuador Central America and the Caribbean; and David Smilde, Senior Fellow at WOLA specializing in Venezuela and Professor of Human Relations Tulane University

Moderator: Steve Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University

Javier Corrales is Dwight W. Morrow 1895 professor of Political Science at Amherst College in Amherst Massachusetts. He obtained his Ph.D. in political...

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2018 Feb 13

In the Shadow of Recognition: Conflict, Identity and Resources in the Andes

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

Lorenza FontanaSpeaker: Lorenza B. Fontana, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow, Weatherhead Scholars Program. Research Associate, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Politics and International Studies, Open University

Moderator: Steven Levitsky, Professor of...

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2017 Dec 04

Harvard Association of Peruvian Students presents Electronic Money Microcredit and Ultra Microcredit in Latin America - What Works and What Doesn't?

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Weil Town Hall 1st Floor of Belfer Building of Harvard Kennedy School, 79 John F. Kennedy Street , Cambridge

Speaker: Daniel Schydlowsky, Former Robert F. Kennedy Visiting Scholar, DRCLAS (2009-2010)

Daniel Schydlowsky will discuss financial inclusion initiatives being implemented around the world with a particular focus on Latin America. The conversation will focus on describing the products that have been launched and analyzing why the same products have done well in some countries and failed in others. Mr. Schydlowsky most recently served as Steering Committee Chair of Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) a network of 120+ policymaking and regulatory...

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