Public Policy and Governance

2016 Feb 25

Culture for Harmony: Arts, Culture & Crime Prevention in Mexico

1:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Wasserstein Hall (WCC), Milstein West B, Harvard University

The Harvard University’s Mexican Students Association present a photography exhibit of the Community Collective of San Pablo del Monte, entitled "Mexico: Culture for Harmony" which will be open between February 14 -27, 2016.

An opening ceremony will be hosted on February 25th (see schedule below).

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2016 Apr 07

The Challenges of Latin America's 21st Century Socialism: Free Press and Presidential Elections in Ecuador

2:15pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South S-020 (Belfer Case Study), 1730 Cambridge St.

2:15 Welcome: Carolina Silva, SJD candidate, Harvard Law School, President of HESA

2:30-4:30 Panel & Q&A.

Guest Speakers:

  • Carlos de la Torre, Professor of Sociology and Director of International Studies, University of Kentucky
  • Jaime Mantilla, Former president of the Inter American Press Association, ex-manager of Diario Hoy, Ecuador
  • Boris Muñoz -Venezuelan Journalist, DRCLAS Visiting Scholar, and former Nieman Fellow and fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights, Harvard...
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Student Travel to Cuba Grows Amid Thawing Relations

February 4, 2016

As relations thaw between the United States and Cuba, Harvard undergraduates are showing an increased interest in the island nation, though some are wary of how the influx of Americans to the country will influence the educational experience there.

Harvard has long maintained a relationship with Cuba; at the turn of the 20th century, Harvard scholars began conducting tropical research in Cienfuegos, Cuba and also invited Cuban teachers to Cambridge for lectures. More than one hundred...

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2016 Feb 04

Brokers Beyond Clientelism and What Happened in Last Elections in Argentina?

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South S-250, 1730 Cambridge St.

Speaker: Rodrigo Zarazaga, Director of Centro de Investigación y Acción Social (CIAS) and Senior Researcher

The talk will be conducted in Spanish. The event is co-sponsored by the Harvard Argentine Student Society (HAAS).

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Rodrigo Zarazaga's research focuses on problems of...

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2016 Mar 23

RFK Visiting Professor in Latin American Studies Lecture - Raúl Zurita: Sky Below

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South S-010 (Tsai Auditorium), 1730 Cambridge St.

Through a bilingual poetry reading and lecture, Raúl Zurita, Chile’s renowned poet and Robert F. Kennedy Visiting Professor, along with Anna Deeny, his translator and anthologist, will explore the trajectory of his works, and engage in dialogue with the audience.

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2016 Feb 01

Crude Residues: The Workings of Failing Oil Infrastructure in Post-revolutionary Mexico

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Tozzer Anthropology Building, Room 203, 21 Divinity Ave.

Speaker: Monica Salas-Landa, Post-doctoral Fellow at the Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard University

This event is part of the series The Anthropology of Contemporary Latin America. Sponsored by the Department of Anthropology and the Committee on Degrees in Social Studies. For more information, click...

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2016 Feb 18

Brazil Studies Program: "The Collapse of Governability: Three Theories on Brazilian Democracy that Failed"

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South S-050, 1730 Cambridge St.

Speaker: Andrei Roman, PhD Candidate in Government, Harvard University; John H. Coatsworth Fellow; Jorge Paulo Lemann Fellow

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Andrei Roman is a PhD candidate in Government at Harvard University. His research interests are related to Latin American...

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2016 Apr 19

Tuesday Seminar Series: "Peru’s 2016 Election: The Return of Fujimorismo?"

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South S-250, 1730 Cambridge St.

Speaker: Steve Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University

This talk will offer an initial analysis of Peru’s April 10 presidential election, examining the simmering political crisis surrounding the campaign, the re-emergence of Fujimorismo as a leading...

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2016 Apr 12

Tuesday Seminar Series: "The Fate of Authoritarian Elites Under Democracy: Evidence from Latin America"

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South S-250, 1730 Cambridge St.

Speaker: Michael Albertus, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Chicago

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Michael Albertus is the 2015-16 W. Glenn Campbell and Rita Ricardo-Campbell National Fellow and the William C. Bark National Fellow at the Hoover...

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