Public Policy and Governance

Jeffrey Rubin

Jeffrey Rubin

Cisneros Visiting Scholar
Associate Professor of History, Research Associate for the BU Institute for Culture, Religion, and Work Affairs (CURA)

spring 2015 only

Citizen Subjectivities Reconfigured: Social Movements, Business, & Religion in Latin America's 21st Century...

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2014 Jul 31

A Whisper To A Roar

6:30pm

Location: 

S-020 (Belfer Case Study Room), 1730 Cambridge Street.

A Whisper To A Roar tells the heroic stories of courageous democracy activists in five countries around the world -- Egypt, Malaysia, Ukraine, Venezuela and Zimbabwe -- who risk it all to bring freedom to their people. From student leaders to prime ministers and heads of state, these activists share their compelling personal stories of struggle, past and present, with their countries' oppressive regimes. Shot over three years, the film was finalized in July 2012.

The viewing will be followed by a discussion with Ben Moses and Yulia Marushevska of the "I am a Ukrainian"...

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Jordi Diez

Jordi Diez

Peggy Rockefeller Visiting Scholar
Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Guelph

fall 2014 only

The Judicialization of Sexual and Reproductive Rights in Latin America

Jordi Díez is Associate Professor of Political...

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Estudiantes de Harvard, Chicago, Columbia y Oxford harán pasantías en ministerios de Chile

June 23, 2014

12 alumnos de las universidades de Harvard, Chicago, Columbia y Oxford harán pasantías en ministerios y servicios públicos de nuestro país.

Esto fue dado a conocer por el subsecretario de Hacienda, Alejandro Micco, quien especificó que la instancia se da en el marco del programa “Prácticas...

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Ecuadorian President Downplays Controversy, Highlights Country’s Successes at JFK Forum

Ecuadorian President Downplays Controversy, Highlights Country’s Successes at JFK Forum

April 10, 2014

In a speech that echoed an op-ed published Wednesday in the Boston Globe, President of the Republic of Ecuador Rafael Correa told an audience at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum Wednesday night that the economic situation in Ecuador has improved rapidly over the last few years, but is still inhibited by economic, political, and legal inequalities.

Although Kennedy School of Government Dean David T. Ellwood ’75 introduced Correa as a controversial figure, the...

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2014 Mar 27

Coctel - Presentación de Fundación RAP en Boston

6:45pm

Location: 

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

Tenemos el agrado de invitar a la comunidad argentina en Boston a un cocktail de presentación de Fundación RAP el día jueves 27 de marzo en el marco del Segundo Simposio RAP en Harvard. El evento se desarrollará de Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South de Harvard University, desde las 18:45 hasta las 21:30 horas. 

Durante el mismo se realizará una breve presentación de los objetivos y actividades de la Fundación y tres políticos argentinos compartirán su experiencia en RAP y realizarán unas reflexiones iniciales sobre las...

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2014 Mar 31

Robert F. Kennedy Visiting Professor Lecture - The Region of Water: Culture, Infrastructure and Landscape in the Guaraní Region: an Ongoing Research Program

6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South S-216, 1730 Cambridge St.

Speaker: Graciela Silvestri, Harvard Graduate School of Design; Universidad Nacional La Plata in Argentina

The talk will present the major lines of an ongoing research project on a territory in South America, the Guaranì Region, a territory that in more than one sense can be defined as aquatic. The omnipresence of water in the region challenges our usual ways of thinking of the world, both culturally and technically.  

Reception to follow.

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2014 Apr 05

17th Annual Harvard Latino Law, Policy, and Business Conference

7:30am to 10:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Law School

Friday, April 4th – Saturday, April 5th

The Harvard Latino Law, Policy, and Business Conference features Latino leaders from the private, public, and nonprofit sectors; sparks dialogue across several disciplines about issues affecting the Latino community; provides networking opportunities among students, alumni, and professionals; and inspires the next generation of Latino leaders in their commitment to their communities.

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