2010 - 2011
The Architecture of Politics in Argentina. German Feierhard and Camila Blanco discuss the structure of the political system in Argentina and the predicament caused by rogue Vice-President Cobos
Drugs, Prisons, and Latin America. Ana Paula Hernandez examines the effect of drug policy on prison populations in Latin America and the trend towards decriminalization.
What will Dilma Do? The 2010 Brazilian Presidential Election in Perspective. Catarina Barbieri, Thomaz Pereira, Natasha Salinas, and Eduardo Jordão participate in a panel discussion on the historic nature of the election and the issues on President Rousseff's political agenda.
Brazil's Unbalanced Democracy: Presidential Hegemony, Legislative Frailty, and the Rise of Judicial Power. Professor Luis Roberto Barroso of the Universidade do Estado de Rio de Janeiro offers his assessment of the problem and solution for it. With the participation of Yale Law School Professor Bruce Ackerman. Moderated by Diego Arguelhes.
The Effect of the War in Colombia on Civilian Populations. Presentation of documentary film by Hollman Morris, followed by commentary from the independent television journalist and filmmaker.
The 'Leftnicity' of Chile's Concertacion Coalition and the Future of Neoliberalism. A discussion between the former US Ambassador to Chile and Professor Fernando Atria from the Universidad de Chile of political identity in Chile. This event comes on the heels of President Obama's visit to the country in March 2011.
Political Theology and the Jurisprudence of Self-Government. A presentation by Professor Fernando Atria from the Universidad de Chile on the elusiveness of political legitimacy with comments by Professor Paulina Ochoa Espejo of Yale University.
Prior to 2009
Latin American Economic Perspectives
Mexico's Foreign Policy and the Consolidation of North American Architecture
|National Des-integration or Subregional Integration? Current Politics in Southern Latin America
Jorge Tapia Valdés
Privatization in Latin America: Fixing What Went WrongEduardo Engel
Professor of Economics, Yale
April 23, 2005
The Washington Consensus in LatinAmerica: Don’t Throw the Baby Out With the Bath Water
The Supreme Court and the Political Transformation of Mexico
José Ramón Cossío
The Failure of Presidential Democracy in Latin America
| U.S. Policy Toward Latin America: The Case of the Bush Administration
Director of the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University
January 25, 2006
Radical Constitutionalism in 19th Century Latin AmericaRoberto Gargarella
Professor of Law, Universidad Di Tella, Buenos Aires
February 8, 2006
Latin America and the roots of Anti-Americanism:
Julia E. Sweig
The Solitude of Latin America: The Struggle for Rights South of the Border
Legal Strategies to Advance Reproductive Rights in Latin America: Opportunities and Challenges
Cuba Conference, December 8, 2006
“Cuba from Within”
10:30am - 12:30pm | Rm. 129
Mauricio Font, Director, Bildner Center for Western Hemisphere Studies, CUNY
Eduardo Peñalver, Associate Professor, Cornell Law School
Oswaldo Payá, Cuban activist (via teleconference from Havana)
Lillian Guerra, Associate Professor of Caribbean History, Yale University
Moderator: Alexander Papachristou, Consultant for International Non-Profit Organizations
Book Presentation Lunch*
The History of Havana (2006)
1:00 - 2:15pm | Faculty Lounge
*Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday, December 6.
2:30 - 4:30pm | Rm. 129
Julia Sweig, Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
Geoff Thale, Senior Associate, Washington Office on Latin America
Eduardo González, Senior Associate, International Center for Transitional Justice
Moderator: Daniel Wilkinson, Americas Deputy Director, Human Rights Watch