Cambridge Office

2019 Nov 26

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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2019 Oct 08

Future Of Cities: Water

3:30pm

Location: 

Askwith Lecture Hall, Longfellow Hall, Harvard Graduate School of Education; 13 Appian Way Cambridge, MA

Opening Remarks by Sarah Whiting, Dean, Harvard Graduate School of Design

Speakers:
Loreta Castro Reguera, Professor, UNAM Mexico; Design Director, Taller Capital, Mexico; Visiting Scholar in Landscape Architecture, Harvard Graduate School of Design
John Fernandez, Professor, MIT; Director, MIT Environmental Solutions Initiative; Director, Urban Metabolism Group
Jim Matheson, Founder and principal, Flybridge Ventures; Chairman and CEO, Oasys Water; Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship, Harvard Business School
Joyce Coffee Founder and President, Climate Resilience...

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2019 Oct 16

A PROVOCATION: Joyelle McSweeney, Urayoán Noel + Ronaldo V. Wilson

6:00pm

Location: 

Forum Room, Lamont Library, 11 Quincy Street

Speakers: Joyelle McSweeney, author of TOXICON
Urayoán Noel, author of BUZZING HEMISPHERE/RUMOR HEMISFÉRICO
Ronald V. Wilson, author of POEMS OF THE BLACK OBJECT

A reading by three of the most dynamic and provocative performers in the genre: Joyelle McSweeney (author of TOXICON), Urayoán Noel (author of BUZZING HEMISPHERE/RUMOR HEMISFÉRICO), and Ronald V. Wilson (author of POEMS OF THE BLACK OBJECT). 

Presented in collaboration with ...

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2019 Sep 27

BLIFF: La Camarista (The Chambermaid)

Repeats every day until Sat Sep 28 2019 .
8:05pm

8:05pm

Location: 

Bright Family Screening Room at the Emerson Paramount Center

LA CAMARISTA (THE CHAMBERMAID)
Narrative, 102 mins, Lila Avilés, Mexico, 2018

Eve (Gabriela Cartol) works long hours as a maid at a luxurious hotel in Mexico City. A young, single mother who travels far to get to her place of work, Eve has aspirations for the future and hopes that her diligence will get her a coveted spot as the cleaner on an executive floor. She enrolls in the hotel's adult education program in her quest for a better life but quickly discovers that it's not necessarily the most hard-working who get noticed for advancement. Q&A with producer
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2019 Sep 27

BLIFF: Caballerango (Horse Wrangler)

6:00pm

Location: 

Bright Family Screening Room at the Emerson Paramount Center

Caballerango (Horse Wrangler)
Documentary, 61 mins, Juan Pablo González, Mexico, 2018
A family reflects on a young man’s disappearance in a Mexican village under the watchful eyes of the horse who saw him last.


• Official Selection, 2018 International Documentary Festival Amsterdam (IDFA)
• Official Selection, 2019 True/False Film Festival
• Official Selection, 2019 Ambulante
• Official Selection, 2019 Festival Internacional de Guadalajara (FICG)
• Official Selection, 2019 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

Trailer: https://youtu.be/...

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2019 Nov 13

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon: An Ecomonics Perspective

12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S050

Speaker: Eduardo Souza-Rodrigues, Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
Moderator: Fernando Bizzarro, PhD student, Government Department, Harvard University; Graduate Student Associate, DRCLAS

Eduardo Souza-Rodrigues is an assistant professor of Economics at the University of Toronto since 2013. He obtained his PhD degree in Economics at Yale University in 2012. After that, he became a post-doc fellow at Harvard University for one year. Eduardo Souza-Rodrigues’ research agenda lies at the intersection of Environmental Economics and Industrial...

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2019 Oct 17

The Aftermath of Zika in Brazil

1:00pm

Location: 

GHP 12th floor conference room (SPH-1, 1208), 655 Huntington Ave, Boston

Speaker: Debora Diniz, CLACS Visiting Scholar, Brown University

Aftermath of Zika in BrazilWhile media attention about Zika has all but disappeared, there are still new cases being identified in Brazil, as well as other countries in the region such as Cuba and Venezuela.  However, governments and...

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2019 Oct 09

ERRE: A conversation with Mexican artist Marcos Ramírez

6:30pm

Location: 

Senior Common Room (Standish Hall), Winthrop House

Speaker: Marcos Ramírez (ERRE), Artist

Moderators: Doris Sommer, Ira and Jewell Williams Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and of African and African American Studies; José Falconi, Lecturer in Fine Arts, Brandeis University

Artist Marcos Ramírez (ERRE) in conversation with Professor Doris Sommer, Ira and Jewell Williams Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and of African and African American Studies and José Falconi (Lecturer in Fine Arts, Brandeis University)

Marcos Ramírez, known as ERRE, was born in Tijuana in 1961. He...

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