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February 2020

Lázaro Cardenas’ Project: Legacy or Renewal?

February 24 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
802 International Affairs Building, 420W 118th Street
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Speaker: Javier Garciadiego

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ELECTION 2020: ROLE OF CUBAN AMERICANS

February 25 @ 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
802 International Affairs Building, 420W 118th Street
New York, NY 10027 United States

Ricardo Herrero is the Executive Director of the Cuba Study Group. In that capacity, he manages the organization’s initiatives, such as setting strategic objectives and educating policymakers on policies that improve the wellbeing of the Cuban people, at home and…

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Infrastructure Investment in Brazil

February 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
802 International Affairs Building, 420W 118th Street
New York, NY 10027 United States
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NYCLAHW – Representing Crisis: Contending Images of the State and Pueblo in Venezuela

February 28 @ 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

OPEN HOUSE: Undergraduate Major & Concentration in Latin American Studies

March 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
802 International Affairs Building, 420W 118th Street
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Aging, Slavery and Dependency: Labor Arrangements Between Precarious Masters and Their Former Slaves in Nineteenth-Century Brazil

March 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
802 International Affairs Building, 420W 118th Street
New York, NY 10027 United States

Drawing on a large collection of testaments and final wills by slaveowners from southern Brazil, and other notarial records dating from 1830s to 1880s, this presentation addresses the ways in which aging and the dynamics of lifecycle played a central…

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CUBAN CIVIL SOCIETY: WHAT IS ITS ROLE?

March 10 @ 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
802 International Affairs Building, 420W 118th Street
New York, NY 10027 United States

María José Espinosa Carrillo is Director of Programs and Operations at the Center for Democracy in the Americas. María José provides strategic and operational leadership to support the growth of CDA’s advocacy initiatives, Cuba Travel Program, and research efforts. Prior to…

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CUBAN EDUCATION: CHALLENGE

March 24 @ 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
802 International Affairs Building, 420W 118th Street
New York, NY 10027 United States

KATHRYN MOODY, FELLOW, IC2 INSTITUTE, UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS COMMENTATOR: ANDREA GABOR, BARUCH COLLEGE, CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK Kathryn (Kate) Moody is a fellow at the IC2 Institute of the University of Texas in Austin. She is a lifelong educator and…

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Dona Ivone Lara’s Sorriso Negro: the soundtrack of Brazilian Feminist and Black Movements

March 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
802 International Affairs Building, 420W 118th Street
New York, NY 10027 United States

More than simply a paragon of Brazilian samba, Dona (Lady) Ivone Lara’s 1981 Sorriso Negro (translated to Black Smile) is an album deeply embedded in the political and social tensions of its time. Released less than two years after the…

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

March 27 @ 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

(Neo) Populism in Brazil and Italy

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

I’m carrying out important research about comparative politics on neo-populism and corruption in Latin America and Europe. Columbia University has helped me with experts on Latin America and Comparative Politics that were very helpful to my research on neo-populism and…

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Improving Access to Capital in Brazil

April 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
802 International Affairs Building, 420W 118th Street
New York, NY 10027 United States

Joao Manoel Pinho de Melo, Deputy Governor for Licensing and Resolution, Central Bank of Brazil, and former Deputy Minister of Economic Policy, Brazilian Ministry of Finance. Description: Brazil is taking important steps to improve the efficiency of the country’s financial…

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The Materiality of Globalization: Infrastructural Interdependencies in Internet Communication between the Global South and the Global North

April 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
802 International Affairs Building, 420W 118th Street
New York, NY 10027 United States

In his critics to globalization with a global South lens, Milton Santos defended the existence of three worlds: the world that hegemonic actors want people to believe—or the globalization as a fable; the world as it is—or the globalization as…

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ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY IN THE CUBAN FISHING INDUSTRY- A DOCUMENTARY

April 9 @ 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
802 International Affairs Building, 420W 118th Street
New York, NY 10027 United States

SPEAKERS: GISELLE GARCIA CASTRO, FILM DIRECTOR & PRODUCER DAN WHITTLE, SENIOR DIRECTOR, CARIBBEAN INITIATIVES, ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENSE FUND Giselle Garcia Castro is a Cuban independent filmmaker who has worked extensively within Cuba’s fast-growing independent film community. Her documentaries have tackled concerns within…

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A “Demand-Led” Assessment of the Brazilian Economy Between 2015-2019: From Crisis to (a slow and unequal) Recovery

April 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
802 International Affairs Building, 420W 118th Street
New York, NY 10027 United States

The economic slump that accumulated in 2015 and 2016 a 6.7 % GDP fall was the worst in Brazil´s history and comparable to international episodes of recession during wartime and other unexpected shocks. Three years after the end of recession…

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JERONIMO: THE CUBAN KOREAN COMMUNITY- A DOCUMENTARY

April 21 @ 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
802 International Affairs Building, 420W 118th Street
New York, NY 10027 United States

JOSEPH JUHN, FILM DIRECTOR & PRODUCER COMMENTATOR: DR. JERRY CARLSON, COORDINATOR, CRITICAL STUDIES, FILM AND VIDEO PROGRAM, THE CITY COLLEGE OF NEW YORK AND THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK GRADUATE CENTER Joseph Juhn directed and produced the film, "Jeronimo", a…

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One policy, two contexts: characteristics and particularities of Brazilian Affirmative Action

April 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
802 International Affairs Building, 420W 118th Street
New York, NY 10027 United States

For many decades Brazil was thought of by various American anti-racist militants as a kind of racial paradise or racial democracy. Although this mythical image of Brazilian race relations has occasionally been criticized in the United States, only recently it…

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

April 24 @ 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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Promoting Interaction between Public Sector and University to improve Undergraduate Education and Civil Servants

April 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
802 International Affairs Building, 420W 118th Street
New York, NY 10027 United States

The historical fragility of citizenship in Brazil mirrors a strong split between state and society, with reflexes for qualified social participation in the processes involving public policies. The current scenario of intensifying conflicts and setbacks in social policies and human…

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