Student-Led Event

2020 Dec 17

Anti-Migrant Militarization & Pro-Migrant Movements along the Northern and Southern Mexican Borders

2:00pm to 3:00pm


This event is virtual, to register click here.

Join us for an important discussion about xenophobia and activism along the Northern and Southern Mexican borders. To what extent has the Mexican state perpetuated xenophobic policies towards Central American and Haitian refugees? What roles does the Mexican state play along the northern border in conjunction with CBP? And, more importantly, what are groups doing about it? In this discussion, we'll hear from Krys Méndez Ramriez, a...

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2020 Dec 14

Screening & Discussion: Las Madres de Berks

6:00pm


This event is virtual, to register click here.

Speaker: Michelle Angela Ortiz, Film Director

Join us on Monday, December 14 at 6 PM EST for a screening of moving documentary about 4 Central American mothers who were detained with their children. After the documentary, we would like to engage in a conversation about art, activism, and the film with the director, Michelle Angela Ortiz. This event is organized in honor of International Migrants...

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2020 Oct 29

Èṣù's Three-way Crossroads: The Future of Ancestrality in Uncertain Times

6:00pm to 7:30pm


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Speakers: Luiz Rufino, PhD and scholar at UERJ; Sidnei Nogueira, Professor of and Coordinator of the Ilê Ará Institute; Rodney William, PhD, Anthropologist, and babalorixá
Moderated by: Joaquín Terrones, PhD and Lecturer of Literature at MIT

In recent times, a segment of academia has come to the realization that its institutions and disciplines currently produce...

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2020 Oct 07

Channeling Anzaldúa: Navigating the Borders of Gender, Culture, Language, and Sexuality in Sports and Beyond

7:30pm to 8:30pm

This event is virtual, to register click here.

Speaker: Janelly Farías, professional soccer player for Chivas Femenil and the Mexican Women's National Team

Farías is openly gay and was born and raised in Southern California. Soccer was her passion, but when she came out, she felt isolated and...

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2020 Oct 06

Film screening of Jamaica y Tamarindo: Afro-Tradition in the Heart of Mexico, hosted by the Latinx Student Association

6:30pm to 8:30pm


This event is virtual, to register click here.

Speaker: Ebony Bailey, cinematographer and director of film

Join us on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 6:30 PM EST for a special screening of Jamaica y Tamarindo: Afro Tradition in the Heart of Mexico. The jamaica flower and tamarind are iconic ingredients in Mexico,...

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2020 Apr 24

Taller de racismo y antirracismo en contextos de mestizaje

Repeats every week every Friday until Fri May 01 2020 .
1:30pm to 3:00pm

1:30pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Zoom Webinar

Registration is closed. 

Conferencista: Dra. Gisela Carlos Fregoso

Gisela Carlos Fregoso es Doctora en Investigación Educativa; Maestra en Promoción y Desarrollo Cultural y Licenciada en Letras Hispánicas. Su trabajo se enfoca en el estudio del racismo en contextos de mestizaje, blanqueamiento, el antirracismo y el racismo en la educación superior. Trabajó en el proyecto “Antirracismo Latinoamericano en tiempos post-raciales” en la Universidad de Cambridge y forma parte de la Red sobre Identidades, Racismos y...

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2020 Apr 21

COVID y Equidad de Género: Cuidado, Violencias y Participación

6:30pm

Location: 

Zoom Webinar

Conferencista: Juliana Hernández, fundadora de Nosotras Ahora, una iniciativa que busca incrementar la participación de las mujeres en política

Moderadora: Valentina Montoya, Harvard SJD candidate and expert on gender and domestic work

El Coronavirus, como todas las pandemias, afecta de forma diferencial a las mujeres por varias razones: las mujeres asumen una carga desproporcionada en labores de cuidado; la violencia machista aumenta en cuarentena; más mujeres están en la economía informal; las trabajadoras domésticas son casi...

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2020 Apr 08

Transparência e resposta à COVID-19 no Brasil

6:00pm to 7:15pm

Location: 

Zoom Webinar

This event is virtual. To register for this event, please click here

Speakers: Fernanda Campagnucci, Executive Director of Open Knowledge Brasil;  Manoel Galdino, Executive Director of Transparência Brasil

O Brazil Caucus, uma organização de estudantes da Harvard Kennedy School, com o apoio do David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS), convida para o debate com Fernanda Campagnucci, Diretora Executiva da...

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2018 Apr 16

Harvard Law Brazilian Association Legal Symposium : The Law in the 21st Century

8:30am to 6:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge

The Harvard Law Brazilian Association Legal Symposium is an annual congress designed and organized by current students and alumni of Harvard Law School from Brazil. The event will be held at Harvard, in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

We believe that the exchange of ideas is the most efficient way to address the latest social changes confronting Law scholars and practitioners, as a variety of legal problems are germane to both Brazil and the United States. Our goal is to nurture a unique opportunity for networking and learning, by bringing together high-profile speakers, who will convey...

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2018 Apr 06

The Brazil Conference at Harvard and MIT

9:00am to 6:00pm

The Brazil Conference at Harvard & MIT is an annual event held in April and is organized by the Brazilian student community in the Great Boston Area since its inception in 2015. It takes place at both Harvard and MIT and has an ultimate goal of promoting a forum including both leaders and representatives of Brazil, with a mission of unfolding innovative solutions for the country's future.

The event, initially designed in 2014 by Brazilian undergraduate students, was the culmination of a movement that wanted to bring to Boston — a city famed for educational brilliance —,...

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2018 Mar 21

HAPS Speaker Series: A Conversation with Beatriz Merino, Peru’s first female prime minister and the first female prime minister in Latin America

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

L-332 Deland, 3rd Floor of Littauer Building of Harvard Kennedy School, 79 John F. Kennedy Street

Speaker: Beatriz Merinoformer Prime Minister of Peru

Beatriz Merino was the first female Prime Minister of Peru and the first female prime minister in Latin America. She held office between June 2003 and December 2003. She also served as Peru’s national ombudsman from September 2005 until March 2011. Before serving as Prime Minister, Ms. Merino served as Senator from 1990-1992 and Congresswoman from 1995-2000. During that time, she served as President of the Environmental Committee and the Women's Rights Committee....

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