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David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS) Announces 2022-23 Visiting Scholars and Robert F. Kennedy Visiting Professors

May 20, 2022

The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies announces its 2022–2023 Visiting Scholars and Fellows and Robert F. Kennedy Visiting Professors, a group of scholars and practitioners who bring multidisciplinary perspectives to the challenges facing Latin America, the Caribbean and Latinx communities in the United States....

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2022 Apr 13

Violence and Death in Contemporary Mexico: Meanings, Mobilizations and Justice from Below

12:00pm to 1:15pm


For a recording of this event, click here.

Speaker: Wil Pansters, Professor of Social Science, Utrecht University
Discussant: Claudio Lomnitz, Campbell Family Professor of Anthropology, Columbia University
Moderated by: Diane Davis, Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University

This presentation will first chart the diverse forms of violence...

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2022 Apr 20

Mexican Red: The Perfect Color that Changed the World

6:00pm to 7:00pm


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

Speaker: Gabriela Soto Laveaga, Professor of the History of Science and Antonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico, Harvard University

Cochineal (Dactylopius coccus) is a small insect that produces a brilliant red pigment. Found in textiles,...

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2022 Apr 06

DRCLAS Film Series | Dance of the Forty One by David Pablos

5:00pm to 6:00pm


For a recording of this event, click here.

Speaker: David Pablos, Filmmaker
Moderated by: Laura Pérez Muñoz & Adri Rodríguez Ríos, PhD Candidates in Romance Languages and Literatures (Latinx & Spanish Track), Harvard University

A conversation with filmmaker David Pablos on the film Dance of the Forty One (2020). This event is part of the DRCLAS Film Series Are we there yet? A Film Series...

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2022 Feb 24

The Mexico Conference

Thu Feb 24 (All day) to Sat Feb 26 (All day)


All panels will be virtual and live-streamed from Harvard Kennedy School. For tickets, click here.

The MX Conference 2022 is the fifth edition of the non-profit conference organized annually by The Harvard University Mexican Association of Students (HUMAS).

It seeks to establish a space to debate ideas and bring our attendees - mostly Mexican students and professors at Harvard and other national and foreign universities - closer to some of the country's most...

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2022 Mar 09

Mexico Seminar: La Reconquista: Indigenous Migrants and Their New Geographies of Mestizaje in the US

12:00pm to 1:15pm


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Speaker: María Josefina Saldaña-Portillo, Professor of Social & Cultural Analysis, New York University
Moderated by: Gabriela Soto Laveaga, Professor of the History of Science and Antonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico, Harvard University

Tens of thousands of indigenous peoples from Latin America have migrated to the United States since 1994, the vast majority of those...

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2022 Apr 12

States of Extraction: The Emergence of Indigenous Rights in Latin America

12:00pm to 1:20pm


For a recording of this event, click here.

Speaker: Chris Carter, Academy Scholar, Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies
Moderated by: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies

Christopher Carter is an Academy Scholar at the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies and Research Associate at the Center on...

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2022 Apr 05

Latin America’s Changing Left: Red versus Green?

12:00pm to 1:20pm


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Speakers: Thea Riofrancos, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Providence College; Andrew Carnegie Fellow (2020-2022); Manuela Picq, Professor of International Relations at Universidad San Francisco de Quito & Senior Lecturer of Political Science at Amherst College; Marco Fernandez, Professor of Government, Tec de Monterrey
Moderated by: Steven Levitsky...

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2022 Mar 29

The New Right in Latin America

12:00pm to 1:20pm


For a recording of this event, please click here.

Speakers: Lindsay Mayka, Associate Professor of Government, Colby College; Rosana Pinheiro-Machado, Assistant Professor of International Development, University of Bath; Cristobal Rovira, Professor of Political Science, Universidad Diego Portales
Moderated by: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, David Rockefeller...

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2022 Mar 22

Bootstrap Justice: The Search for Mexico's Disappeared

12:00pm to 1:20pm


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Speaker: Janice Gallagher, Assistant Professor in Political Science, Rutgers University
Discussant: Kaitlyn Chriswell, PhD Candidate in Government, Harvard University
Moderated by: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government, Harvard University

Janice Gallagher is an Assistant Professor of political science at...

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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...

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Statement on the CIDE in Mexico

December 15, 2021


We at the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS) at Harvard University have watched with great concern the appointment process of the General Director of the Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE) in Mexico. Harvard faculty and students have long benefitted from academic exchange with the Mexican scientific community through Mexico’s numerous universities and various Centros Públicos de Investigación, including CIDE. Because we value our collegial relationships with scholars in...

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