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2019 Janey Program in Latin American Studies Annual Conference

The NSSR community and beyond are invited to the 2019 Janey Program in Latin American Studies Annual Conference:  Authoritarianism, Populism, and Democracy across the Atlantic Thursday, April 25, 2019. From 10 am to 6 pm.   Program: Panel 1 (10 AM) Book Presentation – Authoritarianism and Corporatism in Europe and Latin America: Crossing Borders – Wolff Conference Room, D1103, […]

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From the fascists to Bannon: Europe and the Americas

The Janey Program at the New School for Social Research invites you to the talk: “From the fascists to Bannon: Europe and the Americas”, by Prof. Andrea Mammone (University of London). Introduced and moderated by Federico Finchelstein (The New School). Tuesday, November 06, 2:00-3:30 pm Venue: Wolff Conference room, 6 E 16 th Street, New […]

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Antisemitism, Racism, and Genocide: The Question Of Liberty

Talk by Prof. Manuela Consonni (The Hebrew University and Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism). Introduced and moderated by Prof. Federico Finchelstein (The New School). Thursday, October 11, 2018, 2:00-4:00 pm Venue: Johnson/Kaplan – Klein Conference Room – 510, 66 West 12th, New York

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[CONFERENCE OCTOBER 5–6] THE FUTURE OF THE LEFT IN THE AMERICAS

  Join Dissent magazine and the New School for two days of discussion with scholars, activists, and journalists from across the Americas about the challenges and opportunities for left politics in the region today. Across Latin America, the “pink tide,” which saw a range of left governments come to power over the last two decades, is in […]

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Transnational Connections: Spain, Italy and Argentina in the age of the World Wars

Janey Program Panel with Prof. Maximiliano Fuentes Codera (University of Girona-Spain) and Prof. Javier Rodrigo (University of Barcelona). Chair: Prof. Federico Finchelstein (The New School). Wednesday, October 30, 2pm-4pm Venue: 79 5th Ave, Room D1618

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Economic Crisis and Democracy in Brazil – A talk with former president of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff

APRIL, 12, 4-5:30 PM Location: Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall (A 106) 66 West 12th Street , New York, NY 10011 How did the Brazilian government of President Dilma Rousseff reconcile its commitment to provide ‘social and welfare rights’ and ‘balance the budget?’ When the country’s economy was growing at record rate, this tension between ‘social […]

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Institution-building, Governance and Compliance in Brazil: Politics, Policy and Business

February 6th (at Columbia University) & February 7th (at The New School) In Brazil, politicians and bureaucrats often use their control rights over state-owned companies and other public agencies to extract rents for both political and personal reasons. Similarly, a group of connected businessmen have learned to wage their political contacts as the main drive of […]

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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28TH // CORRUPTION AND POLITICS IN BRAZIL // LEONARDO AVRITZER

The Janey Program in Latin American Studies invites you for a talk with the leading Brazilian scholar Leonardo Avritzer. CORRUPTION AND POLITICS IN BRAZIL Brazil is facing a challenging moment. Its process of democratic construction, that was considered successful by most political and academic criteria, is undergoing the test of an impeachment and a non-elected […]

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Monday, November 21st // Venezuela’s evolving crisis: Causes and Tendencies // Margarita López Maya

The Janey Program in Latin American Studies invites you for a talk with the leading Venezuelan scholar Margarita López Maya. VENEZUELA´S EVOLVING CRISIS: CAUSES AND TENDENCIES The presentation will address the deep and global crisis Venezuela is undergoing. This crisis has its roots in structural problems that are related to the oil-dependent and rent-seeking economy […]

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2016 Janey Annual Conference “Socio-Economic Inequality and Everyday forms of Citizenship”

The Janey Annual Conference in Latin American Studies is our signature event of the year, offering the NSSR community the opportunity to reflect on the past and present challenges and developments in Latin America. This year the conference we are going to reflect on “Socio-Economic Inequality and Everyday forms of Citizenship”

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