Events


4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
February 12, 2015
Silverstein Forum, Stiteler Hall

This workshop presents two papers that examine the causes, effects and remedies of violence in a region so often torn by civil war. Lotti Silber is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at the City College of New York. The recipient of various fellowships and awards, Lotti has publised her work widely.  Deborah J. Yashar is Professor of Politics and International Affairs. She is also co-director of the Project on Democracy and Development.


4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
March 19, 2015
Silverstein Forum, Stiteler Hall

This workshop presents two papers that examine the transnational connections that tie the region together, as well as those that bind it to the global economy.  Isabella Alcañiz is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Government and Politics, University of Maryland. Marcella Cerrutti is an adjunct member of the National Commission of Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET) and a full-time researcher for the Population Studies Center (CENEP) in Buenos Aires, Argentina.


9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
May 8, 2015
Irvine Auditorium

As the culmination of our year-long examination of the transformations sweeping through Latin America, international scholars gather to discuss the implications for democracy, stable governance and popular wellbeing in the region.


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