The seminar will feature Patricio Navia and Jorge Heine as the main speakers. Patricio Navia is a Professor of Liberal Studies at NYU and Professor of Political Science at Universidad Diego Portales in Chile. He writes about elections, political parties, legislatures and democratization in Chile and in other Latin American countries. He also regularly writes columns for the Americas Quarterly and Global Americans. Jorge Heine is Research Professor at the Pardee School of Global Studies, Boston University, and a Wilson Center Global Fellow. He has served as a Cabinet minister in the Chilean government and as Ambassador to China, to India and to South Africa. A past VP of the International Political Science Association (IPSA), he was CIGI Professor of Global Governance at Wilfrid Laurier University from 2007-2017. He has held visiting appointments at the universities of Konstanz, Oxford, Paris and Tsinghua, and has published 15 books, including 21st Century Democracy Promotion in the Americas (Routledge, 2015), and The Oxford Handbook of Modern Diplomacy (OUP, 2013). The moderator will be Peter Winn, Emeritus Professor of History at Tufts University and Chair of the Columbia University Seminar on Latin America.