Central America & the Caribbean

2022 Feb 10

Central America in Crisis or the Crisis of Democracy in Central America?

3:00pm to 5:00pm


This event is virtual and will be held in both English and Spanish with simultaneous interpretation. To register, click here.

Keynote speaker: Deborah Yashar, Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Princeton University
Panelists: Jennifer Avila, Journalist and founding editor-in-chief of Contra Corriente (Honduras); Carlos F Chamorro...

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2022 Apr 05

Health Justice in the Americas: The Role of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

12:30pm


This event is virtual, to register click here.

Introduction: Carmel Shachar, Executive Director, Petrie-Flom Center Laura Clérico, Independent Researcher, Argentine National Scientific and Technical Council (CONICET), Professor of Constitutional Law, University of Buenos Aires, and Honorary Professor for...

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2021 Oct 22

Conversatorio: Migraciones Haitianas Contemporáneas: Fronteras, detenciones y violencias raciales

12:00pm to 2:00pm


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

Speakers: Jean Eddy Saint, Professor of Sociology, former Founding Director of the CUNY Haitian Studies Institute; Elisa Ortega-Velázquez, Investigadora Titular, Instituto de Investigaciones Jurídicas de la UNAM; Juan Arturo Gómez Tóbon,...

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2021 Oct 15

ALARI Seminar Series with Nohora Arrieta: Poéticas amargas: estéticas y políticas de la plantación de azúcar en Brasil y el Caribe (1990-2018)

12:00pm to 2:00pm


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

Speaker: Nohora Arrieta Fernandez, 2020-2021 ALARI Research Associate; PhD Candidate in Latin American Literature and Cultural Studies, Georgetown University; CLS/Mellon Dissertation Completion fellow (2020-2021)

La plantación de azúcar ha sido una...

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2021 Dec 01

Globalizing Patient Capital: The Political Economy of Chinese Finance in the Americas

4:00pm to 5:30pm


This event is virtual, to register click here.

Speaker: Stephen Kaplan, Associate Professor of Political Science and Economic Affairs, George Washington University

This book explores how China’s state-led capitalism affects national level governance. China, as the world’s largest saver, has more than doubled its overseas banking presence since the 2008 global financial crisis...

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2021 Oct 21

DRCLAS Film Series | Brincando el charco by Frances Negrón-Muntaner

5:00pm to 6:15pm


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Speaker: Frances Negrón-Muntaner, Filmmaker and Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University
Moderated by: Laura Pérez Muñoz, PhD Candidate Romance Languages and Literatures, Latinx and Spanish Track, Harvard University

A conversation with filmmaker Frances Negrón-Muntaner on the film Brincando el Charco (1994). The movie will be offered...

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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

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


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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 Oct 12

Abortion Politics In Latin America

12:00pm to 1:20pm


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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 politics of abortion...

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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


This event is virtual, to view click here.

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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