Public Policy and Governance

Jorge I. Domínguez

Jorge I. Domínguez

Vice-Provost for International Affairs, Harvard University
Antonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico, Dept of Government (FAS)

Co-Chair, Cuban Studies Program

Professor Jorge I. Domínguez continues to work on Cuba’s domestic and international politics and economics. With Read more about Jorge I. Domínguez

Room K216, CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
p: +1 617-495-5982
Helena Alviar

Helena Alviar

Robert F. Kennedy Visiting Professor

Helena Alviar, Universidad de Los Andes Law School, Colombia. Professor Alviar studied law at Universidad de los Andes and holds a Master’s and a JD from Read more about Helena Alviar

2017 Apr 29

Lanzamiento del libro: Políticas Sociales y Descentralización en Cuba. Cambio en el contexto del siglo XXI, Latinoamérica

6:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

The Westin Lima Hotel, Las Begonias 450, San Isidro, Lima, Perú.

El David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University y el Harvard Club de Perú, tienen el honor de invitarle al lanzamiento del libro: Políticas Sociales y Descentralización en Cuba. Cambio en el contexto del siglo XXI, Latinoamérica. 

Presentación y comentarios  en español de parte de Jorge I. Domínguez y María del Carmen Zabala Argüelles. El libro, versión en inglés, estará disponible y podrá ser autografiado durante el cóctel.  Read more about Lanzamiento del libro: Políticas Sociales y Descentralización en Cuba. Cambio en el contexto del siglo XXI, Latinoamérica

2017 Apr 24

Colombian Colloquium: Land Restitution in Colombia: A Perspective from Law and Anthropology

6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South 216

Speakers: Juana Dávila, P.h.D., Candidate in Anthropology - Harvard University, and Meghan Morris, P.h.D., Candidate in Anthropology - University of Chicago

Please note, this talk will be in Spanish.

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2017 Apr 11

A Better Use of Our Courts: a Brazilian Experience in Dispute System Design for the Public Sector

12:15pm to 1:45pm

Location: 

WCC 2009 Classroom, Harvard Law School 1563 Massachusetts Avenue

Speaker: Justice, José Antônio Dias Toffoli, Brazilian Supreme Court

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Justice José Antônio Dias Toffoli was named to the Brazilian Supreme Court by former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva: one of the youngest justices to ever serve on on Brazil's Read more about A Better Use of Our Courts: a Brazilian Experience in Dispute System Design for the Public Sector

2017 Apr 08

Dialogues and Challenges in the Study of the African Diaspora in Latin America

8:00am

Location: 

CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Graduate students from the Afro-Latin American Research Institute at Harvard and Afro-Colombian graduate students from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst invite peers to the first annual Afro-Latin American Graduate Student Conference. The signature themes of the conference are intersectionality; activism in academia; and race, racism, and blackness in art and literature. The conference will examine the dialogues and discourses that inform black political forms, expressive culture, aesthetic ideologies, transnationalism, transculturation, and ethno-racial identity formations in the Read more about Dialogues and Challenges in the Study of the African Diaspora in Latin America

2017 Apr 07

Dialogues and Challenges in the Study of the African Diaspora in Latin America

8:00am

Location: 

Dudley House, Lehman Hall 201, 53 Dunster Street, Cambridge, MA

Graduate students from the Afro-Latin American Research Institute at Harvard and Afro-Colombian graduate students from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst invite peers to the first annual Afro-Latin American Graduate Student Conference. The signature themes of the conference are intersectionality; activism in academia; and race, racism, and blackness in art and literature. The conference will examine the dialogues and discourses that inform black political forms, expressive culture, aesthetic ideologies, transnationalism, transculturation, and ethno-racial identity formations in the Read more about Dialogues and Challenges in the Study of the African Diaspora in Latin America

2017 Apr 22

Latin American Conference: Moving Beyond the Crossroads: How can Latin America overcome its old and new challenges?

9:00am

Location: 

Harvard Kennedy School Littauer building 1st floor 79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge

The 2017 Latin American Conference is the fourth conference organized by Latin American students at the Harvard Kennedy School. It seeks to create awareness about the policies, experiences, and opportunitiesfor future growth and development in the region.

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2017 Apr 17

RFK Visiting Professor in Latin American Studies Lecture - Taking Law Seriously to Explore Economic and Social Inequality

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-216, 1730 Cambridge Street

Helena Alviar, Former Dean, Law School at the University of Los Andes; Robert F. Kennedy Visiting Professor, Harvard University

Since the early 20th century there have been many legal transformations in the region that have promised to redistribute resources across class, gender and race.  Nevertheless, Latin America continues to be characterized by high levels of inequality and exclusion. The presentation explores the role that diverse and, at times, contradictory legal regimes play in stalling progressive reforms.

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