Mexico

2019 Sep 09

The Confessional Community: Narratives of Violence and Survival in Mexico City’s Anexos

4:00pm

Location: 

Tozzer 203

Speaker: Angela Garcia, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Stanford University
Moderator: Ieva Jusionyte, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Social Studies

Anthropology Series

In the past decade, drug treatment centers called anexos (annexes) have proliferated throughout Mexico...

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2019 Oct 23

Curating Architecture Across the Americas: Spaces of Contact MX-US

4:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S030, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speakers: 
José Esparza Chong Cuy, Executive Director and Chief Curator, Storefront for Art and Architecture
Ruth Estévez, Co-founder, Executive Director and Curator, LIGA and Senior Curator-at-Large, The Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University
Julieta González, Artistic Director, Museo Jumex
Sarah Herda, Director, Graham Foundation
Michelle Millar Fisher, Curator, Contemporary Decorative Arts, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Zoë Ryan, John H. Bryan Chair and...

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2019 Oct 09

ERRE: A conversation with Mexican artist Marcos Ramírez

6:30pm

Location: 

Senior Common Room (Standish Hall), Winthrop House

Speaker: Marcos Ramírez (ERRE), Artist

Moderators: Doris Sommer, Ira and Jewell Williams Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and of African and African American Studies; José Falconi, Lecturer in Fine Arts, Brandeis University

Artist Marcos Ramírez (ERRE) in conversation with Professor Doris Sommer, Ira and Jewell Williams Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and of African and African American Studies and José Falconi (Lecturer in Fine Arts, Brandeis University)

Marcos Ramírez...

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2019 Oct 08

Fall 2019 Matos Lecture: El Códice Florentino y la creación del Nuevo Mundo

8:00pm

Location: 

Auditorio Jaime Torres Bodet, Museo Nacional de Antropología e Historia, Av. Paseo de la Reforma s/n, Polanco Ciudad de México

Speaker: Diana Magaloni, Deputy Director, Los Angeles County Museum of Art

headshot of Diana MagaloniDiana Magaloni will present El Códice Florentino y la Creación del Nuevo Mundo (The Florentine Codex and the Creation of the New World) Tuesday, October 8th, at 7 p.m. local time (8 p.m. EST) at the Jaime...

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2019 Oct 08

Future Of Cities: Water

3:30pm

Location: 

Askwith Lecture Hall, Longfellow Hall, Harvard Graduate School of Education; 13 Appian Way Cambridge, MA

Opening Remarks by Sarah Whiting, Dean, Harvard Graduate School of Design

Speakers:
Loreta Castro Reguera, Professor, UNAM Mexico; Design Director, Taller Capital, Mexico; Visiting Scholar in Landscape Architecture, Harvard Graduate School of Design
John Fernandez, Professor, MIT; Director, MIT Environmental Solutions Initiative; Director, Urban Metabolism Group
Jim Matheson, Founder and principal, Flybridge Ventures; Chairman and CEO, Oasys Water; Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship, Harvard Business School
Joyce Coffee Founder...

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2019 Nov 19

Security Matters: Evidence from Brazil, Colombia and Mexico

12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S216

Speakers: Graham Denyer Willis, Senior Lecturer, University of Cambridge; Annette Idler, Visiting Scholar WCFIA, Harvard University; Director of Studies of the Changing Character of War Centre, University of Oxford

Moderator: Diane Davis, Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism, Graduate School of Design

Graham Denyer Willis is University Senior Lecturer in Development and Latin American Studies in the Department of Politics and International Studies at Cambridge University, and Fellow of...

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2019 Nov 07

Public Health Crisis at the Border: The Mexican Perspective

12:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S020

The Trump Administration's new ‘remain in Mexico’ policy is causing an influx of migrants waiting on the Mexican side of the border. By the time they reach the border, many migrants are traumatized, have untreated chronic diseases and are in need of medical treatment. 

In response to this dynamic situation, The Harvard Global Health Institute, The Woodrow Wilson Center, Boston College School of Social Work, The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, and Harvard University Mexican Association of Students, will...

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2019 Nov 01

Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos

(All day)

Location: 

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue

Each year, the Peabody celebrates the Day of the Dead with a family event and fiesta and a temporary altar that remains on display for the month of November.

Originating with the Aztecs, the Mexican Day of the Dead is a unique blend of Mesoamerican and Christian rituals. The holiday, which is celebrated on November 1 from 4-8pm, All Saints’ Day, is dedicated to adults;...

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Harvard anuncia Conferencia Otoño 2018 de la Serie “Eduardo Matos Moctezuma”, ofrecida por Alfredo López Austin

October 4, 2018

Ciudad de México y Cambridge, Massachusetts, 19 de septiembre de 2018.- Con el fin de mantener su compromiso de colaboración educativa y de investigación con México, la Universidad de Harvard ha establecido la Serie de Conferencias Eduardo Matos Moctezuma (The Eduardo Matos Moctezuma Lecture Series), la primera en casi 400 años de historia de la Universidad en honor de un mexicano. El propósito de la Serie de Conferencias Matos Moctezuma es rendir homenaje a la excelencia mundialmente reconocida de la arqueología y la historia mexicanas, por medio de la figura del arqueólogo más...

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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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