Latin America at Harvard

2019 Apr 05

CHERMANY > A PERUVIAN GRAFIK XPERIENZ [Cambridge]

6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium, 1730 Cambridge Street

Cherman will reflect on his art over the past 30 years, discuss the roots of his pop aesthetic, and share the philosophy behind his current work in Chermany, an imagined nation where graphic art exists in its purest form and where everything is possible.

Speaker: Cherman (Germán Quino Ganoza), Graphic Artist

Cherman (Germán Quino Ganoza) is a graphic artist known for his portraits of more than 300 Peruvian cultural, historical, and political icons. Influenced by comics, cartoons, TV...

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2019 Mar 28

Arts & Sciences Workshop Series: Vernacular Latin Americanisms: War, the Market and the Making of a Discipline [Cambridge]

6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

arts and sciences

Speaker: Fernando Degiovanni, Professor, The Graduate Center, City University of New York

In 1911, the Argentine intellectual Manuel Ugarte started a two-year lecture tour of Latin America and the United States with a crucial question in mind: can Latin Americanism...

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2019 Feb 20

Movie screening: "La Sala Enseña" de Enseña Chile [Cambridge]

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Askwith Hall, Longfellow, 13 Appian Way, Cambridge

La sala enseña

¡TE INVITAMOS AL ESTRENO
INTERNACIONAL DEL DOCUMENTAL
"LA SALA ENSEÑA" DE ENSEÑA CHILE!

Después del documental conversaremos con Tomás Recart (Director Ejecutivo de Enseña Chile) y Franco Mosso (Director Ejecutivo de Enseña Perú) sobre cómo las salas de clases impactan la vida de los...

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2018 Nov 29

The Disaster Artist: or how a Chilean Architect Got Involved (and survived) in Urban Design, and the Politics of Resilience [Cambridge]

6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Belfer Case Study Room, S-020, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Pablo Allard, Robert F. Kennedy Visiting Professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Design; Dean at the Faculty of Architecture  at the Universidad del Desarrollo, Santiago, Chile.
With Introduction by Diane Davis, Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism; Chair of the Department of Urban Planning and Design, Harvard Graduate School of Design

In February 2010, Chile suffered the sixth-largest earthquake ever recorded by a seismograph, followed by a devastating tsunami.  The extension and...

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Juan Manuel Santos

A Prophet of Peace

November 21, 2018

Juan Manuel Santos, who won the Nobel for stabilizing Colombia, is back at Harvard to share what he learned

Juan Manuel Santos, the former president of Colombia and 2016 Nobel Peace Prize winner for his efforts to end more than 50 years of civil war in his country, has returned to Harvard.

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2018 Oct 01

III RAP Symposium at Harvard [Cambridge]

Mon - Fri, Oct 1 to Oct 5, 8:00am - 6:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Faculty Club, Cambridge
III RAP Symposium at Harvard: Crecimiento, Competitivdad, y pérfil productivo. A 5-day symposium, supported by Fundación RAP (Red de Acción Política), Center for International Development at Harvard University, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, and Banco Interamicano de Desarrollo (BID). 
Hugo Carranza, Adriana Batan de Rocca y Alan Arntsen, tres graduados de Harvard

Son argentinos, se graduaron en Harvard y cuentan cómo es por dentro la universidad más famosa del mundo

August 20, 2018

Se habla mucho de Harvard. El vox pópuli repite que es "la mejor universidad del mundo". Y cada ranking universitario ratifica tal presunción: siempre figura dentro del top 5 global, casi siempre como la número uno. Pero ¿qué es lo que la diferencia de las demás altas casas de estudios? ¿A qué le debe tamaño prestigio?...

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Juan Manuel Santos

Juan Manuel Santos, president of the Republic of Colombia, named next Angelopoulos Global Public Leaders Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School

August 7, 2018

Cambridge, MA—Juan Manuel Santos, the president of the Republic of Colombia and Nobel laureate, has been named the next Angelopoulos Global Public Leaders Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School. The announcement was made today by Harvard Kennedy School Dean Douglas Elmendorf.  Santos, who completes his second term in office today, will begin his fellowship this fall and serve through the spring semester.

“President Santos is an accomplished public servant who has made a positive difference in the lives of millions of Colombians through his relentless pursuit of peace and...

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DRCLAS Announces 2018-19 Visiting Scholars and Robert F. Kennedy Visiting Professors

June 11, 2018

Each year, the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS) welcomes a group of academics and professionals who study Latin America for a semester or two of research and writing at Harvard. The Visiting Scholars hail from across the globe, and their fields of study are wide-ranging, with political scientists studying direct democracy coming together alongside documentary filmmakers exploring urban issues. This year's cohort includes several...

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Harvard-MIT conference examines where Colombia will be in 2040

May 20, 2018

One month before Colombians head to the polls to elect their next president, a two- day Harvard-MIT Colombia Conference titled “Colombia 2040” explored concerns held by Colombians and the international community leading up to this critical juncture in determining the future of the country.

The implementation of the peace accords has come under fire in recent weeks as former guerilla leaders were arrested on alleged drug trafficking charges, and as European countries voiced concerns about corruption in the financing of post-conflict programs. In this moment of uncertainty and...

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Programa argentino de Liderazgo e Innovación Educativa (PLIE) de Fundación Varkey se convierte en un caso de estudio de Harvard

April 14, 2018

El Programa de Liderazgo e Innovación Educativa que Fundación Varkey junto al Ministerio de Educación ya implementó en 4 provincias y por medio del cual capacitó a 2000 directores, fue tomado como caso de estudio por la Harvard Graduate School of Education y el Harvard Business School para el Certificate of Advanced Education Leadership professional programme.... Read more about Programa argentino de Liderazgo e Innovación Educativa (PLIE) de Fundación Varkey se convierte en un caso de estudio de Harvard

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Expertos de Harvard asesorarán a Municipio de Santiago en materia de licitaciones, aseo y mantención de jardines

May 23, 2018

Para llevar a cabo esta colaboración, llegaron a Chile dos expertos de la casa de estudios, que durante una semana se reunieron con distintos equipos para interiorizarse de la situación del municipio y comenzar un proceso de consultoría.... Read more about Expertos de Harvard asesorarán a Municipio de Santiago en materia de licitaciones, aseo y mantención de jardines

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