Public Policy and Governance

2015 Nov 09

U.S.-Cuban Relations Symposium

11:00am

Location: 

Boston University, Pardee School of Global Studies, 121 Bay State Road, Boston, MA

11am | "U.S.-Cuban Relations: A View from Havana", a lecture by Carlos Alzugaray Treto

2pm | "The Past, Present, and Future of U.S.-Cuban Relations", a roundtable discussion with Jorge I. Dominguez, Louis A. Perez, Jr., and Lars Schoultz

For more information: Elizabeth Amrien, edamrien@bu.edu

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2015 Oct 28

Derechos Humanos en el Cono Sur: Dos casos en Chile y Argentina

4:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-216 (Resource Room), 1730 Cambridge Street

Human Rights in the Southern Cone: Two cases in Chile and Argentina*

Ciro Colombara and Juan Pablo Vigliero will talk about two cases: the first about victims of Pinochet’s dictatorship in Chile, and the second, about Prosecutor Nisman in Argentina (RIP). In the Chilean case, the Inter-American...

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2015 Oct 23

Colombia and the United States: Partnering for the Future

3:00pm

Location: 

Tufts University, The Fletcher School, 160 Packard Avenue, Mugar - 200, Medford, MA

Speaker: Juan Carlos Pinzón, Ambassador of Colombia to the United States

Moderated by Kimberly Theidon, Henry J. Leir Professor in International Humanitarian Studies

Over the past 15 years, Colombia has transformed remarkably. Through a series of reforms, progressive policies and sustained efforts, Colombia has vastly improved economic, political and social conditions, creating a stronger nation and advancing the country as a key player in the region and in the world stage. Today's Colombia is on the rise. The country continues to tuen the...

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2015 Oct 14

Use of Data Science for Public Spending Monitoring and Fighting Against Corruption

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Kennedy School Campus, Nye A Conference Center, 5th Floor, Taubman Building

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Dr. Rommel N. Carvahlo is the Manager and IT expert of the Observatory of Public Spending at the Brazilian Office of the Comptroller General (CGU), where he has been since 2005. He leads a team of 20 data scientists responsible...

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2015 Oct 15

The Migration of Criminal Violence in the Region. From Lucky Luciano to Pablo Escobar Gaviria and “El Chapo” Guzmán

12:30pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, FXB Building, 651 Huntington Ave. Boston

Speaker: Sergio Aguayo, Mexican scholar and political analyst. Professor at the Center for International Studies, El Colegio de México; Visiting Professor at the Harvard FXB Center for Health and Human Rights.

Organized crime has accumulated an enormous capacity for inflicting violence. For nearly a century, mafias,...

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2015 Oct 07

Mexico’s Electoral Transitions in Sub-national Perspective: From Post-revolutionary Regime to “Democratic” Disorder?

5:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Kennedy School, L-382

Speaker: Willibald Sonnleitner, Political and Electoral Sociologist, El Colegio de México; Visiting Scholar,University of Chicago; Former Visiting Scholar, DRCLAS

This event is presented by the Harvard University Mexican Association of Students (HUMAS) and the...

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2015 Nov 04

Journalism Movie Series: Reportero

7:40pm

Location: 

Science Center, Hall D, Harvard University

Film Screening of Reportero

“A veteran reporter and his colleagues at an embattled weekly challenge the drug cartels and corrupt local officials during an unprecedented wave of violence against journalists in Mexico.”—Internet Movie Database

Presented by Jacinto Rodríguez, a DRCLAS Visiting Fellow and journalist who reveals abuses of power in Mexico.

The Journalism Film Series is sponsored by the Harvard Extension School's ...

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2015 Oct 21

Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean: "Los retos de la justicia en Guatemala"*

12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South S-250, 1730 Cambridge St.

"The Challenges of Justice in Guatemala"*

Speaker: Judge Claudia Escobar Mejía, Visiting Scholar at Risk, Harvard University
Moderator: Kirsten Weld, Assistant Professor of History, Harvard University

*Presentation in SPANISH without translation 

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2015 Sep 28

Cuban Studies Program: "Community Participation and Environmental Factors in Local Sustainable Development in Cuba"*

12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South S-250, 1730 Cambridge St.

Presentation by Marta Rosa Muñoz Campos, Universidad de la Habana, FLACSO and DRCLAS Visiting Scholar

Moderated by Jorge I. Domínguez, Antonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico and chair of the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies.

*Presentation in SPANISH.

La presentación aborda  los principales retos y desafíos de la política ambiental cubana, como parte de la política social a la luz de las nuevas transformaciones que tienen lugar en el contexto cubano actual.

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