Central America & the Caribbean

2019 Oct 15

Cooperative Property Rights and Development: Evidence from Land Reform in El Salvador

12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Eduardo Montero, Academy Scholar, The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies; Assistant Professor, Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan
Moderator: Fernando Bizzarro, PhD student, Department of Government; Graduate Student Associate, DRCLAS

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2020 Feb 27

Gordon R. Willey Lecture: The Ancient Maya Response to Climate Change: A Cautionary Tale

6:00pm

Location: 

Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge

Speaker: Billie L. Turner II, Regents Professor and Gilbert F. White Professor of Environment and Society, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning and the School of Sustainability, Arizona State University

Moderator: William L. Fash, Bowditch Professor of Central American and Mexican Archaeology and Ethnology; Archaeology Program Director, Harvard University

Ancient Maya civilization—known for its cities, monumental architecture, ceramics, hieroglyphic writing, and advanced understanding of mathematics and...

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2020 Jan 30

The Legacy of Dominicanidad: A Symposium on the Work of Lorgia García Peña

9:15am to 5:30pm

Location: 

Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street

This symposium will highlight the wide-ranging impact of Lorgia García-Peña's scholarship, particularly her acclaimed 2016 book, The Borders of Dominicanidad: Race, Nation, and Archives of Contradiction. Distinguished speakers will reflect on the significance of her work for multiple fields, including Latinx Studies, Black Studies, and Women and Gender Studies, as well as for the theme of this year's Charles Warren Center fellowship, The Past, Present, and Future of Ethnic Studies. This event will be live-streamed at warrencenter.fas.harvard.edu.

9:15 Welcome

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Laura Alfaro

Laura Alfaro

Warren Alpert Professor of Business Administration
Laura Alfaro is the Warren Alpert Professor of Business Administration. She is also a Faculty Research Associate in the National Bureau of Economic Research's... Read more about Laura Alfaro

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