Latin America Events

Changes in Cuban Society from the 1990's to the Present

December 16, 2003 // 11:00pm
Latin American Program
A two-day conference held in the Dominican Republic concerning the context of the changes in Cuba, the concept of civil society, new modes of economic and social survival, and the relationship between religion, culture, and society.

Yemile Mizrahi's Book Launch

December 16, 2003 // 3:00am4:30am
Mexico Institute
Yemile Mizrahi, former Fellow and current scholar, chronicles the rise of the PAN in her new book titled From Martyrdom to Power: The Partido Accion Nacional in Mexico. The event will feature comments by Wendy Hunter, Associate Professor at University of Texas, Austin and Todd Eisenstadt, Assistant Professor at American University.

New Approaches to Hemispheric Security: Report on the OAS Special Meeting held in Mexico City

November 20, 2003 // 7:30am9:00am
Mexico Institute
with Raúl Benítez Wilson Center Scholar, Ambassador Miguel Ruíz Cabañas, Mexico's Ambassador to The OAS; Joseph Tulchin, Director of the Latin American Program, Woodrow Wilson Center

Analyzing Citizenship in Latin American Democracies

November 14, 2003 // 8:30am3:00pm
Latin American Program
A conference attempting to identify the current challenges facing the development and study of citizenship in Latin America.

Symposium on Leadership in Mexico-U.S. Journalism

October 28, 2003 // 11:00pm
Mexico Institute

Conflict and Peace in Colombia: Consequences and Perspectives for the Future

September 22, 2003 // 12:00am
Latin American Program
Held just over one year after President Álvaro Uribe took office, this conference was designed to evaluate the political, military, economic, and social policies of the Uribe government and their contribution to the possibility of a peaceful settlement of Colombia's internal conflict.

Latino Leaders and the Challenges of Latino Political Incorporation

September 16, 2003 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Latin American Program
Panelists:Carlos Manzano, Democratic State Committemember, New YorkJuan C. Zapata, State Representative, FloridaAna Sol Gutierrez, State Delegate, MarylandModerator:Margarita Studemeister, Associate Director, Pew Hispanic CenterLocation: 6th floor board room

The Impact of U.S. Border Security on Transborder Cooperation with Mexico

August 21, 2003 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Mexico Institute
A seminar with José María Ramos,Professor of Public Administration, El Colegio de la Frontera Norte (Tijuana) & Woodrow Wilson Center and Comexi Public Policy Scholar and John Bailey, Professor of Government and Director of the Mexico Project at Georgetown University

Race and Social Inequality

August 13, 2003 // 12:00am
Brazil Institute
There are striking similarities between race relations in the United States and Brazil. Recently there has been a great deal of attention paid to this subject in both countries, and it deserves to be studied and analyzed from all perspectives.

The New Agenda for Change in Mexico

July 31, 2003 // 3:00pm4:00pm
Latin American Program
A Director's Forum with His Excellency Jorge Castañeda, Former Secretary of Foreign Relations of Mexico and the Global Distinguished Professor at New York University

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