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Janina Galler

Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School
Psychiatrist in the Chester M. Pierce MD Division of Global Psychiatry at the Massachusetts General Hospital

Janina R. Galler, MD, is Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Psychiatrist in the Chester M. Pierce MD Division of Global Psychiatry at...

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2019 Dec 03

[CANCELED] Que pasó: A review of the crises in Chile, Ecuador, and Peru

12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S250

Speakers: Alisha Holand, Associate Professor of Government, Julie Anne Weaver, PhD Candidate, Department of Government, and Ariel Azar PhD Candidate, Sociology, University of Chicago
Moderator: Fernando Bizzarro, PhD student, Department of Government; Graduate Student Associate, DRCLAS

In this panel, Alisha Holand, Julie Weaver, and Ariel Azar discuss the ongoing political crises in Ecuador, Peru, and Chile, respectively. They help the audience to understand what happened in the three countries, discuss what the three crises have in common and on what they differ...

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2019 Nov 18

A Congress Dissolved in Peru: Causes and Consequences

6:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S020

Speaker: Salvador del Solar, former Minister of Culture (2016-2017) and former Prime Minister of Peru (2019)
Moderator: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government

On the afternoon of Sept. 30, 2019, Peru's President Martin Vizcarra dissolved congress amid political controversy and broad popular support. The outcome of a long confrontation between the two branches of government has transformed the Peruvian political landscape, and the future looks uncertain. This event will feature a talk by a key actor in this process, ex Prime Minister of Peru Salvador del Solar....

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Gabriela Soto Laveaga named co-chair of the Mexico Faculty Committee

September 1, 2019
Starting in academic year 2019-20, Gabriela Soto Laveaga, Professor of the History of Science and Antonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico, will co-chair the Faculty Committee on Mexico, with Diane Davis, Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. Both Professors Davis and Soto Laveaga are currently on academic leave: Professor Davis will be a Visiting Researcher at El Colegio de México in the Spring, while Professor Soto Laveaga is spending the academic year at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, N.J. We thank... Read more about Gabriela Soto Laveaga named co-chair of the Mexico Faculty Committee
2019 Nov 05

Proyecto Pretextos En Rionegro, Antioquia, Colombia

4:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

Pre-Texts, a pedagogical protocol aimed at strengthening literacy skills, innovation, and citizenship, has reached a total of 1650 people since November 2018 in Rionegro and is a valuable example of a successful community cultural interventions. Five of the participants from the Subsecretary of Family Welfare in Rionegro will speak at Harvard on November 5th to discuss their reflections on the implementation of the Pre-Texts methodology in Rionegro.

Presented in collaboration with Harvard Colombian Student Society and Cultural Agents Initiative

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2019 Dec 02

Sorting Out the Mixed Economy: The Rise and Fall of Welfare Developmental States in the Americas

7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Book Store,1256 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge

Speaker: Amy C. Offner, Assistant Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania
Moderator: Kirsten Weld, Professor of History, Harvard University

In the years after 1945, a flood of U.S. advisors swept into Latin America with dreams of building a new economic order and lifting the Third World out of poverty. These businessmen, economists, community workers, and architects went south with the gospel of the New Deal on their lips, but Latin American realities soon revealed unexpected possibilities within the New Deal itself. In Colombia, Latin Americans and U.S....

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2019 Nov 07

Public Health Crisis at the Border: The Mexican Perspective

12:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S020

The Trump Administration's new ‘remain in Mexico’ policy is causing an influx of migrants waiting on the Mexican side of the border. By the time they reach the border, many migrants are traumatized, have untreated chronic diseases and are in need of medical treatment. 

In response to this dynamic situation, The Harvard Global Health Institute, The Woodrow Wilson Center, Boston College School of Social Work, The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, and Harvard University Mexican Association of Students, will...

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2019 Nov 01

Arts and Science Workshop Series: Noite americana/de tu lado del mar: a Musical Translation

12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S216

Speaker: Paloma Vidal, Writer, Associate Professor, Universidade Federal de São Paulo
Moderator: Mariano Siskind, Professor, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

Paloma Vidal will present a performance in which poetry and music intersect: a poem by the Brazilian poet Marília Garcia, from her book Câmera Lenta (2017), will be translated into Spanish accompanied by a theme by the Argentinian musician Carlos Aguirre, from the album Calma (2017). The body that translates, feels the keys, sees the signs and hears the sounds...

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2019 Nov 25

Enforcing and Protecting Rights in a Federal Context. The case of Argentina´s Domestic Violence Laws

4:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S216

Speaker: Catalina Smulovitz, Vicerrectora, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella
Moderator: Kathryn Sikkink, Ryan Family Professor, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

How rights are protected and implemented in a federal context? The purpose of this presentation is to analyze the impact that federalism has on the way laws are defined, legal representation is supplied and resources for implementation are allocated at the local level. Analysis focus on the implementation of domestic violence laws in the Argentinian provinces and on the factors explaining...

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