Mexico

2020 Oct 23

Constitutional Democracy and the Role of High Courts in Times of Crisis: The Case of Mexico

12:00pm


This event is virtual, to register click here.

Introduction: Carmel Shachar, Executive Director, The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School
Speakers: Justice Alfredo Gutiérrez Ortiz Mena, Supreme Court Justice, Mexican Supreme Court...

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2020 Oct 08

Resisting Police Violence in the Americas: Mothers on the Front Lines

4:00pm to 5:30pm


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Speakers: Dorothy Holmes, Ronnieman Foundation and Justice for Families, Chicago, US; Débora Maria da Silva, Mothers of May, Brazil; Rute Fiuza, Mothers of May of the Northeast, Brazil; Jacqueline Castillo, Mothers of False Positives of Soacha and Bogotá, Colombia; Cristina Bautista Salvador, Mothers and...

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2020 Oct 07

Changing the Game: Mexico and Global Agricultural Innovation in the 21st Century

5:00pm to 6:00pm


This event is virtual and will be presented in English with Spanish translation available. To join click here.

Speakers: Daniel Nocera, Patterson Rockwood Professor of Energy, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University; Dilek Dogutan Kiper, Principal Research Scientist, Nocera Lab and Lecturer, Harvard University; Nazario López Cruz, Professor of Chemistry, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de...

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2020 Oct 01

In-House Open House

6:00pm


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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 Oct 15

The Fall 2020 Eduardo Matos Moctezuma Lecture: Juan Villoro, "The Obsidian Mirror: Literature and Archaeology in Mexico"

6:00pm to 7:30pm


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Speaker: Juan Villoro, Author and Journalist, El Colegio Nacional (Mexico)

Mexican authors Octavio Paz, Carlos Fuentes, José Emilio Pacheco, Salvador Novo, Rubén Bonifaz Nuño, and Rosario Castellanos, among others, have sought to use language to explore and recover the links between Mexico’s Indigenous peoples and its contemporary society. Focusing on Mexico’s pre-Hispanic past, Juan Villoro will explore the...

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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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