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Institute of Latin American Studies

October 2019

Ending Poverty through Multilateral Cooperation: Global actions and local impacts

October 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
1501 International Affairs Building, 420 W 118th Street
New York , NY 10027 United States

17 October marks the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. From the first goal of the MDG’s call to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger to SDG 1’s objective to end poverty in all its forms everywhere, global development cooperation…

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Public Health System Quality and the Variation in Private Health Insurance Coverage

October 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
802 International Affairs Building, 420W 118th Street
New York, NY 10027 United States
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The Brazilian public health system counts with a unified structure named SUS, supposed to be available for the entire population. Despite the challenges it suffers, several studies showed recent improvement and advances in the system. Although SUS existence, the private…

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NYCLAHW – The Caso Carlinhos: Crime, Politics and the Press in early 1970s Rio de Janeiro

October 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
802 International Affairs Building, 420W 118th Street
New York, NY 10027 United States
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The NYCLAHW 2019-2020 season is upon us! Please find all the information on the poster. the poster with all the information attached. Feel free to circulate the poster to anyone you think might be interested in attending. Our second workshop…

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Property Formation in Weak States: Theory and Evidence from Imperial Brazil

October 31 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
802 International Affairs Building, 420W 118th Street
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Local elites are assumed to resist state attempts at reforming property systems out of fear of disempowerment. I propose a theory to explain why traditional authorities might support, and comply with, state-backed property rules in contexts of limited statehood. In…

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November 2019

Juan Maquieyra – Minister of Housing of the City of Buenos Aires

November 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
802 International Affairs Building, 420W 118th Street
New York, NY 10027 United States

Slum upgrading and the power of collective devices to empower local communities.

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Series of Instructional Meetings – It’s Video Time!

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
201 Casa Hispanica, 612 West 116th Street
New York, NY 10027 United States

Please join us for an event entitled It's Video Time:  Authentic Data in the Portuguese Language Classroom.  The event is part of the Series of Instructional Meetings, a program facilitating professional advancement workshops for instructors of the Portuguese language.  Even though…

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Threats to the Brazilian Environment and Environmental Policy

November 13 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

This workshop aims to broaden understand and generate awareness in the United States regarding the environmental crisis in Brazil. This gathering of scholars and activists from a myriad of fields and sectors expands beyond the law comprehension, critically evaluating the…

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Book Presentation – Campaigns and Voters in Developing Democracies: Argentina in Comparative Perspective

November 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
411 IAB, 420 W 118th St #1410
New York, NY 10027 United States

The author Noah Lupu will discuss with Professor Victoria Murillo about how campaigns and voters are evolving and shaping the Democracies, especially when looking towards the Argentinian case.

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NYCLAHW – Ladies at the Register: Protest, Charity, and Urban Space in 1980’s Port-au-Prince

November 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
802 International Affairs Building, 420W 118th Street
New York, NY 10027 United States
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The NYCLAHW 2019-2020 season is upon us! Please find all the information on the poster. the poster with all the information attached. Feel free to circulate the poster to anyone you think might be interested in attending. The final workshop…

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Low Carbon Agriculture: The New Institutional Environment and Brazilian Efforts

November 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
802 International Affairs Building, 420W 118th Street
New York, NY 10027 United States

José Eustáquio Ribeiro Vieira Filho is currently program director of the Office of the Executive Secretary of the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and Supply. He is on leave from his tenured position as a senior researcher at the Institute…

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January 2020

NYCLAHW – Urban Intelligence Operations and the Left’s Campaign Against Torture in Brazil’s ‘Years of Lead’ 1968-1974

January 31, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
802 International Affairs Building, 420W 118th Street
New York, NY 10027 United States
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The NYCLAHW 2019-2020 season is upon us! Please find all the information on the poster. the poster with all the information attached. Feel free to circulate the poster to anyone you think might be interested in attending. Our first workshop…

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February 2020

NYCLAHW – Representing Crisis: Contending Images of the State and Pueblo in Venezuela

February 28, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
802 International Affairs Building, 420W 118th Street
New York, NY 10027 United States
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The NYCLAHW 2019-2020 season is upon us! Please find all the information on the poster. the poster with all the information attached. Feel free to circulate the poster to anyone you think might be interested in attending. Our second workshop…

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March 2020

NYCLAHW – From Numbness to Empathy: the Functions of Nota Roja in Mexico

March 27, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
802 International Affairs Building, 420W 118th Street
New York, NY 10027 United States
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The NYCLAHW 2019-2020 season is upon us! Please find all the information on the poster. the poster with all the information attached. Feel free to circulate the poster to anyone you think might be interested in attending. Our third workshop…

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April 2020

NYCLAHW – The Free Womb Child Trade and Gradual Emancipation Rule in Colombia

April 24, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
802 International Affairs Building, 420W 118th Street
New York, NY 10027 United States
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The NYCLAHW 2019-2020 season is upon us! Please find all the information on the poster. the poster with all the information attached. Feel free to circulate the poster to anyone you think might be interested in attending. Our last workshop…

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