Events

MERCOSUR and the Creation of the Free Trade Area of the Americas

February 26, 2004 // 8:15am4:15pm
View the summary of this meeting in publication format in Thinking Brazil Update (.pdf format).This meeting was planned in conjuction with the launching of the English edition of the book, MERCOSUR and the Creation of the Free Trade Area of the Americas. With over 20 speakers, this comprehensive seminar will be organized into 4 panel discussions.

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

December 16, 2003 // 11:00pm
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.

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

November 20, 2003 // 7:30am9:00am
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
A conference attempting to identify the current challenges facing the development and study of citizenship in Latin America.

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

September 22, 2003 // 12:00am
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
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

Race and Social Inequality

August 13, 2003 // 12:00am
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
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

Responding to Crises in the Hemisphere

May 20, 2003 // 12:00am
Discussion of political crises in Latin America and their threat to democratic governance. Participants sought ways to identify points of crisis and then to suggest precise research that would enable the philanthropic and policy communities to respond to crises that arise in the hemisphere in appropriate and effective ways.

The Geopolitics of Oil: Iraq and Venezuela

March 19, 2003 // 2:30pm4:00pm

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