Central America & the Caribbean

2021 Sep 28

Rethinking Malaria in the Context of COVID–19: Malaria Governance, Integrated Service Delivery, Training & Capacity Building for Malaria

Repeats every day until Wed Sep 29 2021 .
9:00am to 11:30am


This event is virtual, to register click here.

In keeping with a longstanding academic tradition, multidisciplinary perspectives from diverse stakeholders and discussants will be offered in a neutral and inclusive learning environment during this 2-day, public webinar. Q&A will be available during portions of the proceedings for broader engagement. Together, we will identify and discuss actions—including some of...

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2021 Oct 08

Disruptions of Dignity: COVID-19 and the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Latin America

12:30pm


This event is virtual, to register click here.

Introduction: Alicia Ely Yamin, Senior Fellow in Global Health and Rights, The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School; Senior Advisor on Human Rights, Partners in Health
Speakers: José Alfredo...

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2021 Sep 07

Nicaragua’s Collapse into Dictatorship

12:00pm to 1:20pm


This event is part of a virtual series. It will be held in English with simultaneous Spanish translation. To register, click here.

In the months prior to the 2021 presidential election, Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega arrested or barred all his main rivals, establishing a level of autocracy not seen since the 1970s. How did Nicaragua plunge this far into dictatorship? What are the prospects for re-democratization?

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2021 Oct 12

Abortion Politics In Latin America

12:00pm to 1:20pm


This event is part of a virtual series. To register, click here.

Argentina’s legalization of abortion on demand in 2020 was closely followed across Latin America. The role of religion in politics has changed dramatically in the region. On the one hand, societies gave grown more secular and the influence of the Catholic Church has waned; on the other hand, growing evangelical movements have given new life to social conservatism. How are the...

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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


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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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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 01

In-House Open House

6:00pm


This event is virtual, to register click here.

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 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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