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Harvard University Announces Spring 2019 Eduardo Matos Moctezuma Lecture Series

March 12, 2019

 In an effort to renew its commitment to in-depth research and educational collaboration with Mexico, Harvard University established the Eduardo Matos Moctezuma Lecture Series in 2017. This series celebrates the excellence of Mexican archaeology and history, represented by Professor Eduardo Matos Moctezuma, Mexico’s preeminent archaeologist, who delivered the inaugural addresses in both Cambridge and Mexico City. The Spring 2019 Lecture will be delivered by Javier Garciadiego Dantán, Professor of History at El Colegio de México. The lecture, “The Mexican Revolution of 1910: A...

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2020 Jan 31

MX Conference 2020

Fri - Sat, Jan 31 to Feb 1, 12:00pm - 8:15pm

Location: 

Harvard Law School (Jan 31); Harvard Kennedy School (Feb 1)
The MX Conference is a student-run initiative at Harvard University that aims to bring Mexico to the forefront of an interdisciplinary conversation. It establishes a space for the community, and everyone interested, to learn, understand, debate and contrast ideas around Mexico. It is a non profit effort to bring high quality speakers to as many students as possible, ticket... Read more about MX Conference 2020

Fall 2019 Matos Lecture to be delivered by Diana Magaloni, Deputy Director of the Los Angeles County Art Museum

September 18, 2019

In an effort to renew its commitment to in-depth research and educational collaboration with Mexico, Harvard University established the Eduardo Matos Moctezuma Lecture Series in 2017. This series celebrates the excellence of Mexican archaeology and history, represented by Professor Eduardo Matos Moctezuma, Mexico’s preeminent archaeologist, who delivered the inaugural addresses in both Cambridge and Mexico City. In 2018, Alfredo López Austin delivered the lecture in Eduardo’s honor. The Fall 2019 Lecture will be delivered by Dr. Diana Magaloni, Deputy Director, Director of Conservation,...

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Gabriela Soto Laveaga named co-chair of the Mexico Faculty Committee

September 1, 2019

Starting in academic year 2019-20, Gabriela Soto Laveaga, Professor of the History of Science and Antonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico, will co-chair the Faculty Committee on Mexico, with Diane Davis, Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. Both Professors Davis and Soto Laveaga are currently on academic leave: Professor Davis will be a Visiting Researcher at El Colegio de México in the Spring, while Professor Soto Laveaga is spending the academic year at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, N.J. We...

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Fall 2018 Eduardo Matos Moctezuma Lecture to be Delivered by Professor Alfredo López Austin in Mexico City on October 9th

August 30, 2018

Harvard University established the Eduardo Matos Moctezuma Lecture Series in 2017 in an effort to renew its commitment to closer research and education collaboration with Mexico. This series celebrates the excellence of Mexican archaeology and history, represented by the figure of Professor Eduardo Matos Moctezuma, Mexico’s preeminent archaeologist. After an initial year in which Professor Matos Moctezuma himself delivered inaugural lectures in both Mexico City and Cambridge in fall and spring, respectively, two world-renowned experts on Mexican history will be invited to deliver the...

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Eduardo Matos Moctezuma to Deliver Lecture in Cambridge on April 10

March 19, 2018

Eduardo Matos Moctezuma to Deliver Lecture in Cambridge on April 10 Cambridge, MA – March 19, 2018

Harvard University is honored to welcome Professor Eduardo Matos Moctezuma on April 10, 2018 to deliver the lecture, “Eduardo Matos Moctezuma Discovers Himself: Excavations of the Great Aztec Temple,” at 6 pm at the Geological Lecture Hall (24 Oxford Street). This is the first lecture on campus as part of the five-year Eduardo Matos Moctezuma Lecture Series; the inaugural lecture in the series was delivered at the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City this past October...

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DRCLAS Announces Mexico Innovation Fund Grants for Harvard Faculty to Collaborate with Mexican Counterparts

December 4, 2017

The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies is pleased to announce the launch of the Mexico Innovation Fund (MIF) and a call for proposals from Harvard faculty seeking to conduct collaborative research in Mexico to be supported by the MIF. The MIF seeks to deepen research ties between Harvard and Mexican academia, in order to address Mexico's most salient, social, political, economic, and technological challenges. Proposals must address one or more of the current MIF priorities: (1) urban and reigonal sustainable development; (2) education, knowledge, technology, and...

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The Origins of Narcotrafficking' Deconstructs Histories of the Colombian and Mexican Illegal Drug Industries

November 18, 2017

For decades, stories of drug trafficking and violence associated with illegal drug industries have influenced the international public perception of both Colombia and Mexico. On November 17, 2017, two leading policy analysts and historians, Lina Britto and Froylán Enciso, who center their research on Colombia and Mexico, respectively, convened at the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies to consider the longer histories of the two countries that paved the way for the emergence of booming drug industries. With a focus on regional conditions, Britto and Enciso discussed the...

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Harvard announces Inaugural Lecture of the Eduardo Matos Moctezuma Lecture Series

September 27, 2017

Leer este comunicado de prensa en español Harvard University announces the Inaugural Lecture of the Eduardo Matos Moctezuma Lecture Series, to be delivered by its namesake, Professor Eduardo Matos Moctezuma, in Mexico City on October 3rd Mexico City and Cambridge, MA – September 27, 2017.

Harvard University expresses solidarity with the people of Mexico following the earthquake of September 19, and reaffirms its commitment to collaborate alongside the country’s academic community to identify solutions to Mexico’s most pressing problems. As ever, Harvard wholeheartedly supports...

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