Seminar Series on Afro-Latin American Studies

Seminar Series Events

2019 Dec 06

Seminar Series with Marcelo Ferraro: "The Political Economy of Punishment: Slavery and Violence in Nineteenth-Century Brazil and the United States"

Registration Closed 12:00pm to 2:00pm

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104 Mount Auburn Street 3R
Presentation Marcelo FerraroThe ALARI Fellow, Marcelo Ferraro, will present: "The Political Economy of Punishment: Slavery and Violence in Nineteenth-Century Brazil and the United States" Read more about Seminar Series with Marcelo Ferraro: "The Political Economy of Punishment: Slavery and Violence in Nineteenth-Century Brazil and the United States"

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2019 Nov 19

Jean Wyllys Santos: "Podres poderes: Lawfare, (des)informação, discursos de ódio e o assassinato de Marielle Franco na erosão da democracia no Brasil“

Registration Closed 5:00pm to 7:00pm

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TSAI Auditorium, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA 02138

Jean Wyllys Santos Talk Poster

Jean Wyllys Matos de Santos: Combining the long experience (eight years) as a victim of fake news and hate speech due to sexual orientation, including communication strategies and policies thought of as antidotes during this experiment, his research aims to understand, through...

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2019 Nov 08

Luis Gilberto Murillo: “Climate Change Crisis and Tropical Forest and Biodiversity Conservation: An Afro-Colombian Perspective"

Registration Closed 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

104 Mount Auburn Street 3R

Luis Gilberto Murillo-Urrutia

Luis Gilberto Murillo

Luis Gilberto Murillo-Urrutia is a Former Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development of Colombia and a very well-known national political figure in that country. He is a policy expert with nearly 30 years of experience in public...

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2019 Oct 11

Ana M. Silva (University Of North Carolina-Chapel Hill): Through The Gate At Media Luna: Slavery And The Geographies Of Legal Status In Colonial Cartagena De Indias

Registration Closed 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

104 Mount Auburn Street 3R
Ana SilvaAna María Silva is a historian of race, gender, and the law in colonial Latin American cities. She is a Carolina Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. She earned her Ph.D. in History at the University of Michigan in 2018 and holds B.A.s from Universidad de Los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia.

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2019 Sep 13

Welcome Lunch/Opening Seminar Series

Registration Closed 12:00pm to 2:00pm

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104 Mount Auburn Street 3R

ALARI is happy to inaugurate the Academic Year 2019-2020 with a Welcome Lunch for faculty, students, fellows, and friends of the Afro-Latin American Studies. The Seminar Series on Afro-Latin American Studies will initiate with Pedro Perez Sarduy's lecture on "The Symbolism of Race in Cuba Today."

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