David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies

2021 Jun 21

Desarrollo y equidad en Colombia: cómo responder al desencanto

9:00am to 10:00am

Location: 

Online


Las protestas y el descontento social de las últimas semanas en Colombia han puesto de manifiesto los retos de desarrollo que aún enfrenta el país. Poder consolidar los avances logrados hasta ahora requiere pensar en soluciones que permitan una participación más amplia en los procesos económicos y políticos a nuevos grupos, como los jóvenes, y a aquellos que tradicionalmente no han tenido voz.

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2021 Jun 16
2021 Jun 10

The Education that Comes: Redesigning Our Practices to Ensure Learning

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Online

On this occasion the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies will have the vision and experience of Katherine Merseth, a specialist in teacher training, school improvement in vulnerable contexts and effective classroom practices from Harvard University, who will be accompanied by leading experts from the region. We will address the following questions: How to install creative processes to encourage learning? What practices and strategies are being implemented to develop and / or maintain learning communities in schools? What are the main lessons learned from networking...

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2021 May 18

Police Violence, Memory, and Mobilization in Brazil

4:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

DÉBORA MARIA DA SILVA, Mães de Maio and Researcher, Federal University of São Paulo; MARIA SÔNIA LINS, Mães de Maio; ILZA MARIA DE JESUS SOARES, Mães de Maio 
Moderated by YANILDA GONZÁLEZ, Assistant Professor, Harvard Kennedy School, and FERNANDA PAPA, MC/MPA 2021, Ash Center Mason Fellow 
 
Join us for the third event in the “What Justice Looks Like” discussion series. The discussion will feature members of Mães de Maio (Mothers of May), a collective of mothers whose children were killed by police in...

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2021 Apr 29

Carnival in the Caribbean: Pleasure, Healing and Liberation

3:00pm

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Virtual
The West Indies, and the Caribbean as a whole, are well-known for Carnival, a beautiful and cultural celebration. However, beyond the surface, there is so much there: cultural pride and affirmation, healing, community-building, solidarity, and so on. In particular, we are looking at how Carnival can be an affirming community and space for LGBTQ+ peoples as its celebrations, embracing of diversity, and so many other factors make it a welcoming and open chance for people to be authentically themselves. Carnival allows people to express their gender identity through close and dance. Overall, it... Read more about Carnival in the Caribbean: Pleasure, Healing and Liberation
2021 Apr 21

Why Architecture Belongs in the Museum: Valentina Moimas

5:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

This event is virtual and will be held in Spanish with simultaneous English translation. To register, click here.

Speaker: Valentina Moimas, Curator, Architectural Collections, Centre Pompidou
Moderated by: Carolina Sepúlveda, Professor of Architecture, MARQ, Universidad Católica de Chile

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2021 Apr 20

Votes, Drugs, and Violence: The Political Logic of Criminal Wars in Mexico

2:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

This event is part of a virtual series. To register, click here.

Speakers: Sandra Ley, Assistant Professor of Political Studies, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE); Guillermo Trejo, Professor of Political Science, University of Notre Dame
Discussant: Kaitlyn Chriswell, PhD Candidate in Government, Harvard University
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