Tuesday Seminar Series

2021 Apr 06

Race and Politics in 21st Century Latin America

12:00pm to 1:20pm


This event is part of a virtual series. To view the recording, click here

Speakers: Marcus Johnson, Assistant Professor of Political Science, CUNY Baruch College; Natalia Salgado Bueno, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Emory University; David de Micheli, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Ethnic Studies, University of Utah
Discussant: Danilo Contreras,...

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2021 Mar 23

Mexico Under AMLO

12:00pm to 1:20pm


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Speakers: Mariano Sanchez Talanquer, Professor of Politics, Harvard Academy (2021),  El Colegio de México; Andreas Schedler, Professor of Political Science, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE); Viridiana Rios, Mexican scholar and analyst; Kenneth Greene, Associate Professor of Government, UT College of Liberal Arts
Moderated by: Steven Levitsky, Director,...

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2021 Mar 09

Challenges to Social Welfare Provision During and After COVID-19

12:00pm to 1:20pm

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Speakers:  Jennifer Pribble, Associate Professor of Political Science and International Studies, University of Richmond; Merike Blofield, Director GIGA Institute for Latin American Studies & Professor of Political Science, University of Hamburg; Marcela Meléndez, UNDP Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean
Moderated by: ...

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2021 Mar 02

The Return of the Military?

12:00pm to 1:20pm


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Speakers: Wendy Hunter, Professor of Government, UT-Austin; Diego Vega, PhD Candidate in Government, UT-Austin; John Polga-Hecimovich, Assistant Professor of Comparative Politics, U.S. Naval Academy; Kristina Mani, Associate Professor of Politics, Oberlin College and Conservatory; David Pion-Berlin, Professor of Political Science, University...

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2021 Feb 23

Latin America’s Energy Transition: Wind and Solar Power in Brazil

12:00pm to 1:20pm

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Speaker: Kathryn Hochstetler, Professor of International Development, London School of Economics
Discussants: Alicia Cooperman, Assistant Professor in Political Science, Texas A&M University; Eduardo Viola, Professor of International Relations, University of Brasilia
Moderated by: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann...

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2021 Feb 16

Is Colombia’s Peace Over? Challenges and Progress in Implementing the Peace Accords

12:00pm to 1:20pm

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Speakers: Juanita Goebertus, Colombian Congresswoman and Former Member of the Government Peace Delegation with the FARC; Juana Garcia Duque, Associate Professor at the Business School, Universidad de los Andes; Sandra Botero, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Government, and International Relations, Universidad del Rosario; Mauricio Velásquez, Professor of...

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2021 Feb 09

Ecuador’s Presidential Election: Is the Citizens’ Revolution Over?

12:00pm to 1:20pm


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Speakers: Valeria Coronel, Associate Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies, FLACSO Ecuador; Pablo Andrade, Professor of Latin American Studies, Universidad Andina; Grace Jaramillo, Professor of Political Science, University of British Columbia
Moderated by: Alisha Holland, Associate Professor of Government, Harvard University

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2021 Feb 02

Latin American Prisons: Challenges and Opportunities from COVID-19

12:00pm to 1:20pm


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Speakers: Benjamin Lessing, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago; David Skarbek, Associate Professor in Political Science, Brown University; Marcelo Bergman, Professor of Sociology and Criminology, Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero (UNTREF)
Discussant: Jessie Bullock, PhD candidate, Harvard University
...

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2020 Nov 24

Authoritarian Police in Democracy: Contested Security in Latin America

12:00pm to 1:20pm

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Speaker: Yanilda María González, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
Discussant: Eduardo Moncada, Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Barnard College, Columbia University
Moderated by: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, DRCLAS

In countries around the world, from the...

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2020 Dec 01

Right Wing Populism in Latin America

12:00pm to 1:20pm

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Speakers: Kenneth Roberts, Binenkorb Director of the Latin American Studies Program and Richard J. Schwartz Professor of Government, Cornell University; Cristobal Rovira, Professor of Political Science, Universidad Diego Portales in Chile; Amy Erica Smith, Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean's Professor and Associate Professor of Political Science, Iowa State University
...

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2020 Nov 17

Federalism and COVID Responses

12:00pm to 1:20pm


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Speaker: Agustina Giraudy, Associate Professor of Political Science, American University
Discussant: Kent Eaton, Professor of Politics, University of California, Santa Cruz
Moderated by: Alisha Holland, Associate Professor of Government, Harvard University

Presented in collaboration with ...

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2020 Nov 10

The Uneven Racial and Ethnic Impacts of COVID in Latin America

12:00pm to 1:20pm


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Speakers: Alberto Diaz-Cayeros, Senior Fellow at the Center for Democracy Development and Rule of Law, Stanford University; Marcia Castro, Andelot Professor of Demography; Chair, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard University; Edward Telles, Distinguished Professor of Sociology, University of California, Irvine
Moderated by: ...

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2020 Oct 27

Democratic Backsliding in Contemporary Latin America

12:00pm to 1:20pm


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Speakers: Manuel Melendez-Sanchez, PhD candidate in Political Science, Harvard University; Santiago Anria, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Latin American Studies, Dickinson College; Calla Hummel, Assistant Professor in Political Science, University of Miami; Carmen Aída Lazo, Dean of the School of Economics and Business at Escuela Superior de Economía...

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2020 Oct 13

The Criminalization of Corruption in Latin America: Causes and Consequences of Lava Jato

12:00pm to 1:20pm

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Speakers: Ezequiel González Ocantos, Associate Professor in the Qualitative Study of Comparative Political Institutions, University of Oxford; Paula Muñoz, Profesora del Departamento Académico de Ciencias Sociales y Políticas, Universidad del Pacifico en Perú
Discussant: Alisha Holland, Associate Professor of Government, Harvard University
Moderated by: ...

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