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Oct 22, 2014 1:00 PM, Avery Hall, Columbia University

Building a Sustainable and Resilient Society: The Role of Chilean Academia in a Context of Transform

Speaker: Roberto Moris, National Research Centre for Integrated Natural Disaster Management

The Latin Lab Brown Bag Series (LBS) are happenings where international scholars introduce issues on Latin American spatial practices.

Oct 22, 2014 6:00 PM,

Favela: Four Decades of Living on the Edge in Rio de Janeiro

SpeakerJanice Perlman, Founder & President, Mega-Cities Project

Janice Perlman wrote the first in-depth account of life in the favelas, one of the most important works in global urban studies in the last 30 years. In Favela, Perlman carries that story forward to the present. Re-interviewing many longtime favela residents whom she had first met in 1969--as well as their children and grandchildren.This session is part of the course of Political, Social, and Economic Development in Brazil (instructor Sidney N. Nakahodo)

 

Oct 24, 2014 12:10 PM, 457 Schermerhorn Extension

A Long Strange Trip: Latin America's Global Drugs

Speaker: Paul Gootenberg, Stony Brook Univeristy 

This event is part of the Americas South Seminar: Dominant, Residual, and Emergent Political Forms.

Oct 27, 2014 4:30 PM,

Mexican Mondays

Join us for the next Mexican Mondays meeting, a series hosted by the Center for Mexican Studies and the Department of Latin American and Iberian Cultures to discuss new publications, current affairs, and more.

October 27: Carmen Boullosa, “Defensa imaginaria de una Texas imaginada”

Oct 29, 2014 1:00 PM, Avery Hall, Columbia University

Space and Race: Brazil's Satellite Launch Center and the Politics of Inequality

Speaker: Sean T. Mitchell 

The Latin Lab Brown Bag Series (LBS) are happenings where international scholars introduce issues on Latin American spatial practices.

Oct 30, 2014 12:10 PM, 457 Schermerhorn Extension

Legislating Dissent: Race, Republicanism and the Public Sphere in Post Independence Nicaragua

Speaker: Justin Wolfe, Tulane University 

This event is part of the Americas South Seminar: Dominant, Residual, and Emergent Political Forms.

Oct 30, 2014 5:00 PM, Room 104, Jerome Greene Hall (435 West, 116th St)

The Argentine Supreme Court: A View from the Chief Justice

SpeakerDr. Ricardo Lorenzetti, The Honourable Chief Justice of Argentina

Dr. Ricardo Lorenzetti is the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Argentina and a tenured Professor at the University of Buenos Aires. He holds several Doctor Honoris Causa awards from Argentine and Latin American universities, and is the author of more than 35 books and more than 150 articles in specialized law reviews. Amongst other distinctions, Lorenzetti serves as the Co-President of the United Nations Environment Programme´s World Congress on Justice, Governance and Law for Environmental Sustainability.

Oct 30, 2014 6:00 PM, Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd floor, Barnard Hall

Arts in the Cuban Diaspora

Drawings by: Arturo Rodriguez

Related Poetry by: Jose Kozer, Bruce Weber & Laura Tartakoff

Visual Presentation by: Alejandro Anreus

Afro-Cuban Jazz by : David Virelles 

Nov 03, 2014 3:30 PM,

Mexican Mondays

Join us for the next Mexican Mondays meeting, a series hosted by the Center for Mexican Studies and the Department of Latin American and Iberian Cultures to discuss new publications, current affairs, and more.

November 3: Soledad Loaeza, “The Cuban Revolution and the Failed Rehabilitation of the Mexican Revolution”

Nov 05, 2014 11:00 AM, Avery Hall, Columbia University

Brazil's Electricity Reform and the Overlooked Developmental State

Speaker: Amanda Bradshaw

The Latin Lab Brown Bag Series (LBS) are happenings where international scholars introduce issues on Latin American spatial practices.