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 Nov 19

A new approach in peacebuilding: the role of the private sector in the reintegration of Colombia’s excombatants

12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S250

Speaker: Juana García Duque, Associate Professor at the Business School, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia; Santo Domingo Visiting Scholar, DRCLAS
Moderator: Fernando Bizzarro, PhD student, Department of Government; Graduate Student Associate, DRCLAS

The current Colombian context presents various challenges for peacebuilding, specifically regarding the reintegration and reincorporation of former combatants from illegal armed groups into civil society. The reintegration of ex-combatants implies a complex process that includes, among other activities, providing the...

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2019 Dec 03

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 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, and...

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