Public Policy and Governance

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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2016 Apr 05

Tuesday Seminar Series: "What Information Do Citizens Want? Evidence from One Million Information Requests in Mexico"

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South S-250, 1730 Cambridge St.

Speaker: Brian Palmer-Rubin, Democracy Postdoctoral Fellow, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Harvard University

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This project uses unsupervised topic models to analyze over one million information requests submitted to the...

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2016 Mar 22

Tuesday Seminar Series: "Dictators and Democrats: Masses, Elite, and Regime Change"

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South S-250, 1730 Cambridge St.

Speaker: Robert R. Kaufman, Distinguished Professor of Political Science, Rutgers University

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Professor Kaufman will highlight some of the major findings of his forthcoming book with Stephan Haggard. The talk will focus on how economic inequality and...

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2016 Mar 08

Tuesday Seminar Series: "The Treacherous Way Out of the Bolivarian Revolution: A Political Interpretation"

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South S-250, 1730 Cambridge St.

Speakers: Javier Corrales, Dwight W. Morrow 1895 Professor of Political Science, Amherst College; Leonardo Vivas, Lecturer, Global and International Relations Program, Northeastern University

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With an economic crisis of...

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2016 Mar 01

Tuesday Seminar Series: "Mexico's PRI: Explaining the Resilience of an Authoritarian Successor Party"

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South S-250, 1730 Cambridge St.

Speaker: Gustavo Flores-Macias, Assistant Professor of Government and Director of the Latin American Studies Program, Cornell University

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In 2012 Mexicans voted the PRI back to the presidency after being in opposition for 12 years since the country’s transition to...

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2016 Feb 16

Tuesday Seminar Series: "From Political Polarization to Protest Escalation: The 2013 Events in Brazil and Turkey in Comparative Perspective"

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South S-250, 1730 Cambridge St.

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

andrei

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

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2016 Feb 09

Tuesday Seminar Series: "Courts and Health Systems in Latin America: Can Courts Promote more Equity?"

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South S-250, 1730 Cambridge St.

Speaker: Alicia Yamin, Lecturer on Law and Global Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

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Alicia Ely Yamin, JD MPH is a Lecturer on Law and Global Health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Director of the JD/MPH...

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2016 Feb 02

Tuesday Seminar Series: "Let’s Go for Everything: Continuity and Change in the Aftermath of the 2015 Argentine Election"

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South S-250, 1730 Cambridge St.

Speaker: Maria Victoria Murillo, Professor of Political Science & International Affairs, Columbia University

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María Victoria Murillo received her BA from the Universidad de Buenos Aires, and her MA and PhD from Harvard University. She is a...

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2015 Dec 02

Caso Nisman en Argentina

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South S-216, 1730 Cambridge Street

Juan Pablo Vigliero is the Argentinian lawyer currently representing the family of Argentinian prosecutor Alberto Nisman, who appeared shot dead this past January. Nisman was investigating an anti-Semitic terrorist attack in Argentina in 1994. He had recently denounced the Executive and other senior officials of concealment in this case, and was about to attend Congress to provide evidence of his claim. In his presentation, Vigliero will talk about the ongoing criminal inquiry, the possibility to seek the...

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2015 Oct 30

HILAR Conference

Fri - Sun, Oct 30 to Nov 1, 8:10am - 5:00pm

Location: 

Student Organization Center at Hilles, Harvard University

Through two conferences, one in the US and the other in Latin America (Dominican Republic), students come together to discuss the most pressing political, economic and social issues facing the region today.

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