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This seminar is devoted to developing a better understanding of the region, presenting current research and thinking in disciplines that range from anthropology to economics, history, human rights, political science, religion, literature, and the arts. In addition to scholars affiliated with the academic community, speakers are invited from the private sector, international organizations, and governments. The seminar, whose membership also reflects a broad range of disciplines, offers the framework for a lively exchange of ideas on Latin America, its past, present, and future.

Professor Peter Winn

Sara Pan Algarra

Meeting Schedule

12/01/2022 Faculty House, Columbia University / Zoom
7:00 PM
Another Pink Tide? Chilean Plebiscite, Brazilian Elections, and Beyond
Patricio Navia, New York University

02/15/2023 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
Carlos Dada, Journalist

June Erlick, ReVista, the Harvard Review of Latin America

03/02/2023 CANCELLED
7:00 PM
Latin American Afterlives of the Spanish Civil War
Kirsten Weld, Harvard University

Katherine Hite, Vassar College

04/27/2023 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
Societal Change and Political Reactions in Latin America
María Victoria Murillo, Columbia University

Robert Kaufman, Rutgers University