Tuesday Seminar Series

Visiting Scholars, Graduate Student Associates, Harvard faculty, and scholars from institutions around the world present their research and respond to audience questions in this weekly event dedicated to the current state of Latin American Studies. The Tuesday Seminar Series in Latin American Studies is moderated by Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University. Lunch is served at noon, and the presentation begins at 12:30pm with an introduction by Professor Levitsky. The presentation is followed by questions from Professor Levitsky and attendees. 

For questions about the Tuesday Seminar Series, please contact Jillian Scales, Events Coordinator.

Upcoming Tuesday Seminars

2019 Sep 17

Hybrid Regimes within Democracies: Argentina's Subnational Rentier States in Comparative Perspective

12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S250

Speaker: Carlos Gervasoni, Associate Professor of Political Science, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella
Moderator: Fernando Bizzarro, PhD student, Department of Government; Graduate Student Associate, DRCLAS

Sitting PresidentBoth democratic and not-very-democratic (or hybrid) regimes are found in the...
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2019 Sep 24

Electoral Dis-connection: The Limits of Re-Election In Contexts of Weak Accountability

12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S250

Speaker: Julie Weaver, PhD candidate, Department of Government
Moderator: Fernando Bizzarro, PhD student, Department of Government; Graduate Student Associate, DRCLAS

Fernando Bizzarro is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Government at Harvard and a Graduate Student Associate to the DRCLAS. A political scientist from Brazil, he researches the nature, causes, and consequences of democracy and political parties in Latin America.

The Tuesday Seminar Series is a bring your own brown bag lunch series. Please feel free to enjoy your lunch at...

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2019 Oct 01

Democratic Deepening and Political Parties: The National Implementation of Binding Participatory Institutions

12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S250

Speaker: Jared Abbott, PhD candidate, Department of Government
Moderator: Fernando Bizzarro, PhD student, Department of Government; Graduate Student Associate, DRCLAS

Jared Abbott Why are local-level participatory institutions implemented nationally in some countries but only adopted on paper in others?...

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2019 Oct 08

Population Pressures: Migration, Repression, and Agrarian Reform in Latin America

12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S250

Speaker: Emily Sellars, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Yale University
Moderator: Fernando Bizzarro, PhD student, Department of Government; Graduate Student Associate, DRCLAS

Fernando Bizzarro is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Government at Harvard and a Graduate Student Associate to the DRCLAS. A political scientist from Brazil, he researches the nature, causes, and consequences of democracy and political parties in Latin America.

The Tuesday Seminar Series is a bring your own brown bag lunch series. Please feel free to enjoy ...

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2019 Oct 15

Cooperative Property Rights and Development: Evidence from Land Reform in El Salvador

12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S250

Speaker: Eduardo Montero, Academy Scholar, The Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies; Assistant Professor, Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan
Moderator: Fernando Bizzarro, PhD student, Department of Government; Graduate Student Associate, DRCLAS

Fernando Bizzarro is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Government at Harvard and a Graduate Student Associate to the DRCLAS. A political scientist from Brazil, he researches the nature, causes, and consequences of democracy and political parties in Latin America.

The Tuesday...

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2019 Oct 22

Title TBD

12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-250, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Ernesto Calvo, Professor and Associate Chair of the Department of Government and Politics, University of Maryland-College Park
Moderator: Fernando Bizzarro, PhD student, Department of Government; Graduate Student Associate, DRCLAS

Fernando Bizzarro is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Government at Harvard and a Graduate Student Associate to the DRCLAS. A political scientist from Brazil, he researches the nature, causes, and consequences of democracy and political parties in Latin America.

The Tuesday Seminar Series is a bring your own brown...

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