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 Isade Salcedo, Events Coordinator.

Upcoming Tuesday Seminars

2018 Nov 20

Tuesday Seminar Series: Crisis en Nicaragua: Causas y siguientes pasos

12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Edmundo Jarquín

Edmundo Jarquín graduated with a law degree and a Master’s Degree in Economics from the University of Chile. In Nicaragua he taught at the Universidad Centroamericana (UCA) and was one of the founders of UDEL, the democratic opposition movement led by Pedro Joaquín Chamorro against the Somoza dictatorship. He served in the FSLN government as Minister of External Cooperation (1981-84) as well as ambassador to Mexico (1984-88) and later Spain (1988-1990). He was a member of the Nicaraguan National Assembly (1990-1992)...

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2018 Nov 27

Tuesday Seminar Series: Expanding Social Policy Equity in Latin America (1990-2013)

12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Rossana Castiglioni, Associate Professor of the Political Science School, Universidad Diego Portales in Santiago, Chile

Since the beginning of the late 1990s, Latin American countries made great advances in terms of equitable social policy. Access increased markedly across policy areas as well as levels of coverage and benefits. In analyzing the causes of this social policy shift, a large part of the literature has emphasized the relevance of the “left turn.” My research challenges...

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