Mexico

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 Sep 22

Muchos Méxicos: Virtual Exhibition Preview and Conversation

6:00pm to 7:15pm


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

Speakers: Davíd Carrasco, Neil L. Rudenstine Professor of the Study of Latin America, Harvard University; Maria Luisa Parra-Velasco, Senior Preceptor in Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University; Octavio Murillo,...

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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 Dec 08

The Local and the Territorial in Mexican National Politics

6:00pm to 7:15pm


This event is virtual, to register click here.

Speakers: Sergio Aguayo, Professor of International Studies, El Colegio de México; Visiting Scholar, T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University; María Marván, Researcher and Academic Secretary, Institute for Juridical Research, National Autonomous University of Mexico
Moderated by: Diane Davis...

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2021 Sep 22

Mexico Seminar: Los Otros: Race, Norms, Corruption and Immigration in Mexico

6:00pm to 7:15pm


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

Speakers: Pablo Yankelevich, Professor and Chair, Center for Historical Studies, El Colegio de México; José C. Moya, Professor of History, Barnard College
Moderated by: Diane Davis, Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning...

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2021 Sep 08

Rethinking Latin America on a Global Scale: In Conversation with Christy Thornton and Amy Offner

6:00pm to 7:15pm


This event is virtual, to register click here.

Speakers: Christy Thornton, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Johns Hopkins University; Amy C. Offner, Associate Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania
Moderated by: Gabriela Soto Laveaga, Professor of the History of Science and Antonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico, Harvard...

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2021 Sep 14

Prospects for Post-COVID Economic Recovery in Latin America

12:00pm to 1:20pm


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

The economic toll of the Covid crisis on Latin America has been catastrophic. According to The Economist, whereas global GDP contracted by 3% last year, that of Latin America and the Caribbean fell on average by 7%, the worst of any region tracked by the IMF. Lengthy lockdowns have contributed to the exacerbation of poverty and inequality, and school closures threaten a...

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2021 Nov 02

Protest and Repression in Latin America

12:00pm to 1:20pm


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

Latin America experienced a wave of large-scale and often sustained protest between 2018 and 2021. In Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, and elsewhere, these protests triggered harsh police or paramilitary repression. How do these responses compare to earlier eras in Latin America? Have decades of democracy and human rights activism had on impact on the behavior of domestic security...

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2021 Oct 26

Technocracy vs Politics

12:00pm to 1:20pm


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

Technocrats dominated policymaking across Latin America in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Now, in much of the region, including its largest democracies, voters and politicians on both the left and the right have challenged the role of technocrats in democratic governments. What explains technocrats’ declining legitimacy in many Latin American democracies?...

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2021 Oct 19

Populism and the Courts in Latin America

12:00pm to 1:20pm


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

Populist presidents have assaulted (or seriously threatened) judicial independence in much of Latin America in the early twenty-first century. What drives these attacks? How do courts resist them? And why have some judiciaries proven more resilient in the face of populist governments than others?

Speakers: Julio Rios Figueroa, Associate...

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2021 Oct 05

The Geography of State Power: Political Antagonism and Partisan Statebuilding in Colombia and Mexico

12:00pm to 1:20pm


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

Why do states develop more effective authority in some parts of their territory and domains of governance than in others? The Geography of State Power attributes contemporary variation in the state’s ability in Mexico and Colombia to perform such core functions as taxation, coercion, and public service provision within its borders to the historical lines of political...

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2021 Sep 28

Mexico's Mid-term Elections & New Balances of Power

12:00pm to 1:20pm


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

Mexico's July 2021 mid-term elections were seen as a key test of strength between the government of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) and its opponents. What are the election’s consequences, both for the AMLO government’s agenda and for Mexican democracy?

Speakers: Denisse Dresser, Political analyst and columnist;...

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