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31 May 2014
PNK Fellowship
the-reception-of-applications-for-the-2014-2015-call-has-closed-and-the-evaluation-process-beginsMay 31st, 2014 · Buenos Aires, Argentina  The reception of applications for the 2014-2015 call has closed, postulations from 8 countries have been received.The evaluation process has begun for the selection of the three fellows who will make their experience at The New School in New York City. This selection is in charge of an Evaluation Committee of w...
16 May 2014
Latin America on the Move
thirty-years-of-democracy-in-latin-americaMay 12-16, 2014 · New York The Observatory on Latin America (OLA) and the Latin American Council of Social Sciences (CLACSO) held a week of conference and seminars aimed to evaluate, acknowledge and celebrate the achievements of the past thirty years of democracy in Latin America. These events were based on a CLACSO Research Fellowship Competition ...
25 April 2014
Latin America on the Move
three-winners-of-the-new-school-graduate-conference-on-latin-america-where-selectedApril 25th, 2014 · The New School, New York OLA is pelased to announce the winners of The New School Graduate Student Conference on Latin America. Submissions were evaluated based upon originality, theoretical grounding, and merit.Congratulations to the following award winners:Mirtha Susana Aguirre, Parsons, Fashion StudiesPeru in Vogue: ...
11 April 2014
Design and Development
the-design-and-development-program-participated-at-the-world-urban-forum-7April 5-11, 2014 · Medellín, Colombia The Design and Social Development Program, integrated by integrated by The New School University, New York; the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Urban Planning (FADU-UBA), the Faculty of Social Sciences ( FSOC-UBA) and the Faculty of Architecture, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, participated at the World u...
27 March 2014
PNK Fellowship
president-nestor-kirchner-fellowship-first-open-seminarMarch 27th, 2014 · UNSAM, Buenos Aires  The first Open Seminar of the President Nestor Kirchner Fellowship was held on March 27, 2014 at the offices of Universidad Nacional de San Martin in Buenos Aires. The Open Seminar brought together Argentine Finalists in the PNK Fellowship Program and provided an opportunity for them to meet each other and to pr...
05 March 2014
PNK Fellowship
president-nestor-kirchner-fellows-offer-public-lecture-at-the-new-schoolMarch 5th, 2014 · The New School · New York President Néstor Kirchner 2013-2014 Fellows, completed their stay in New York with a Public Lecture at The New School, where they presented their works related to policies for social inclusion.María Villa (Colombia) and Fernando Kleiman (Brazil), spent two weeks in the U.S. city where they held seminars with ...
05 March 2014
PNK Fellowship
maria-villa-2013-2014-president-nestor-kirchner-fellow-successfully-completed-her-two-weeks-stay-in-new-yorkMarch 5th, 2014 · The New School · New York The 2013-2014 President Néstor Kirchner fellow, María Villa, from Colombia, ended his stay in New York with a public lecture at The New School, where she presented her work related to art mediation. The lecture took place after two weeks in which she held meetings and seminars with professors, visited mus...
05 March 2014
PNK Fellowship
fernando-kleiman-2013-2014-president-nestor-kirchner-fellow-gives-public-lecture-in-new-yorkMarch 5th, 2014 · The New School · New York The 2013-2014 President Néstor Kirchner Fellow, Fernando Kleiman, from Brazil, ended his stay in New York with a public lecture at The New School, where he presented his work related to productive inclusion. The lecture took place after two weeks in which he held meetings and seminars with professors, gr...
28 November 2013
Latin America on the Move
results-of-the-clacso-ola-scholarship-competition-2013-2014November 22nd, 2013 · Buenos Aires, Argentina   The Latin American Council of Social Sciences (CLACSO) and the New School's Observatory on Latin America (OLA/TNS) are proud to announce the results of the CLACSO-OLA 2013-2014 scholarship competition: "Thirty years of democracy in Latin America: change processes, achievements and challenges" addressed t...
22 November 2013
Design and Development
winner-of-the-fadu-and-social-development-call-concludes-stay-in-the-new-schoolNovember, 2013 · The New School · New York The winner of the competition "FADU and Social Development", María Candela Izaguire Ribas, last month shared her work with professors and students from design classes from Parsons The New School for Design, in New York."I was anxious about coming to such a renowned school as Parsons, I fulfilled a dream," sa...
20 November 2013
PNK Fellowship
president-nestor-kirchner-2013-2014-fellow-successfully-completed-an-enriching-academic-exchange-at-the-new-schoolNovember 20th, 2013 · The New School · New York After a two week stay at The New School in New York, Germán Alejandro Linzer, President Néstor Kirchner Fellow 2013-20,14 delivered a public lecture titled "Challenges of Innovation: Technology Development and Intellectual Property Rights in Latin America" before an engaged audience on Wednesday nig...
18 November 2013
PNK Fellowship
german-linzer-pnk-fellow-2013-2014-is-visiting-the-new-schoolNovember 10-23, 2013 · The New School, New York    Germán Alejandro Linzer, President Néstor Kirchner 2013-2014 fellow, arrived to The New School in New York earlier this week. Before the public lecture where he will present "Challenges of Innovation: Technological Development and Intellectual Property Rights in Latin America" next Wednesday, Germán me...
15 September 2013
PNK Fellowship
preparation-for-2013-2014-pnk-fellows-underwaySeptember 15, 2013 At the Observatory on Latin America, we are preparing for the 2013-2014 President Nestor Kirchner Fellowship winners to come to New York. During the two-week working visit, the Fellows will have the opportunity to present and advance their research within the New School community. They will have the opportunity to exchange ideas...
15 August 2013
PNK Fellowship
2013-2014-president-nestor-kirchner-fellows-announcementAugust 15, 2013 · Buenos Aires, Argentina The selected Fellows and Honorable Mentions for the call 2013-2014 were announced on August 15th at a public meeting held at Casa Patria Grande "President Nestor Carlos Kirchner". PNK Fellowship covers a two-week stay working at the New School University in New York. The fourth call of the fellowship ...
26 May 2013
Design and Development
second-international-symposium-transformations-and-anticipations-in-bangkok-buenos-aires-and-new-york-May 26-29, 2013 · Buenos Aires, Argentina The second International Symposium of the "Design and Social Development" program (1), entitled Urban Transformations and Anticipations: Bangkok - Buenos Aires - New York, took place at the School of Architecture, Design and Urban Planning (FADU) at the University of Buenos Aires (UBA), between 26 and 29 May ...
17 April 2013
PNK Fellowship
pnk-fellowship-presentation-at-flacso-ecuador-in-quitoApril 4th, 2013 · FLACSO · Quito, Ecuador The President Néstor Kirchner Fellowship was presented at FLACSO Ecuador, Quito, on April 4th 2013, for 50 graduate students, by Margarita Gutman, Director of the PNK Fellowship, The New School. The Director of the Unit of International Academic Relations of FLACSO and ex- chancellor of Ecuador, Francisco Ca...
10 April 2013
Design and Development
southern-explorations-in-design-and-social-developmentApril 10th, 2013 · The New School · New York   On April 10th, four panelists from the School of Architecture, Design, and Urban Planning at the University of Buenos Aires (FADU UBA) were invited by the Observatory of Latin America and the Consulate of Argentina to present their current challenges, tools, and the results of training their 23,000 st...
01 April 2013
Latin America on the Move
creating-jobs-in-the-global-economic-crisis-public-lecture-by-carlos-tomadaApril 1st, 2013 · The New School · New York   Before an audience of 100 people, the Minister of Employment, Labor, and Social Security of Argentina, Carlos Tomada, offered a broad look at the labor policy of his Government, which is one the world's most ambitious redistributive policies. José Antonio Ocampo, Professor at Columbia University, was invi...
18 March 2013
Latin America on the Move
sustaining-activism-a-brazilian-womens-movement-public-lecture-by-authorsMarch 18th, 2013 · The New School · New York  Observatory on Latin America (OLA), The New School presented  Sustaining Activism: A Brazilian Women's Movement and a Father-Daughter Collaboration Public Lecture by:Jeffrey RubinAssociate Professor of History, Boston UniversityEmma Sokoloff-RubinYale Howland Research Fellow in Buenos Aire...
13 March 2013
PNK Fellowship
the-three-2012-2013-president-nestor-kirchner-fellows-completed-an-intensive-agenda-in-new-york Cecilia María Minaverry, Argentina Cecilia María Minaverry from Córdoba, Argentina, successfully completed a two-week academic exchange at The New School. During this Fellowship, Cecilia focused on the question of international arbitration between investor and state, and the complicated case of Argentina following the economic crisis of 2001. She an...
07 March 2013
PNK Fellowship
public-lecture-by-pnk-2012-2013-fellowMarch 7th, 2013 · Orozco Room, The New School · New York  The Observatory on Latin America (OLA) andthe Universidad Nacional de San Martín (UNSAM)were pleased to invite you to:  President Néstor Kirchner Fellowship 2012-2013Public Lecture by:   Structural Violence and its Consequences in the LGBT Community: Poverty, Exclusion & MarginalizationRoland ...
07 March 2013
PNK Fellowship
roland-alvarez-chavez-president-nestor-kirchner-2012-2013-fellow-completed-an-intensive-two-week-stay-at-the-new-schoolMarch 7th, 2013 · The New School · New York Roland Álvarez Chavez, PNK Fellow 2012-2013, has completed his Fellowship experience in New York. For two weeks, Roland met with experts in the field of human rights, LGTB rights, health, governance, activism, law, and gender studies, to discuss his ongoing research. Roland won his PNK Fellowship based on hi...
07 March 2013
PNK Fellowship
pnk-fellow-lucas-nuora-guimaraes-advanced-his-research-on-renewable-energy-during-his-two-week-stay-in-new-yorkMarch 7th, 2013 · The New School · New York Lucas Noura Guimaraes, PNK Fellow2012-2013, successfully completed his Fellowship at The New School. During his two-weeks in New York, he worked tirelessly to improve his research and to develop new concepts, ideas, and critiques of his work. He wisely used the opportunity to improve upon his research plan, a...
11 February 2013
Latin America on the Move
qmitomanias-argentinasq-a-public-lecture-by-alejandro-grimsonFebruary 11th, 2013 · The New School, New York    Alejandro Grimson, PhD Anthropology and Dean of the Instituto de Altos Estudios Sociales (IDAES) at the Universidad Nacional de San Martin, presented his recently published book Mitomanías Argentinas at the Observatory on Latin America, OLA/The New School on February 11th, 2013. Based on his academic r...
23 November 2012
PNK Fellowship
president-nestor-kirchner-2012-2013-fellow-successfully-completed-an-enriching-academic-exchange-at-the-new-schoolNovember 14th, 2012 · The New School · New York Cecilia Minaverry from Córdoba, Argentina, successfully completed a two-week academic exchange at The New School. During this Fellowship, Cecilia focused on the question of international arbitration between investor and state, and the complicated case of Argentina following the economic crisis of 2001. Sh...
29 October 2012
PNK Fellowship
public-lecture-by-cecilia-minaverry-2012-2013-pnk-fellowNovember 14th, 2012 · Orozco Room, The New School · New York  The Observatory on Latin America (OLA) &Universidad Nacional de San Martín (UNSAM) presented:    Unresolved Foreign Investment Disputes: The Challenge to International Institutions   Lecture  by:Cecilia Maria MinaverryPresident Néstor Kirchner 2012-2013 Fellow Cecilia Maria Minaverry, a ...
27 September 2012
Latin America on the Move
public-lecture-by-alicia-barcena-at-the-new-school-structural-change-for-equalitySeptember 27th, 2012 · The New School · New York The historic murals in The Orozco Room at The New School in NYC, NY were on display on Thursday, September 27, 2012 as The Observatory on Latin America and The New School welcomed Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of the United Nations' Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, to pr...
01 September 2012
Design and Development
design-development-participate-world-urban-forumSeptember 1-6, 2012 · Naples, Italy The participation of the Design and Development Program (D&D) at the VI World Urban Forum, organized by UN Habitat, includes: A panel presentation "Design and Development: Anticipating the Future of Bangkok, Buenos Aires, and New York", by The New School, Chulongkorn University, and the University of Buenos Aire...
01 September 2012
Design and Development
the-ola-at-the-world-urban-forum-6-naples-september-2012 Announcements News Publications Press September 1-6, 2012. Naples, Italy The Observatory on Latin America – The New School, spent a productive week at the UN-Habitat World Urban Forum 6, in Naples, Italy. Through the work of the Design and Development Program, The Observatory on Latin America's ongoing urban research, and The New School's v...
01 September 2012
Design and Development
the-new-school-schedule-of-events-at-world-urban-forum-6-naplesThe Observatory on Latin America,The New School, and their partners, are participating in the World Urban Forum 6, taking place in Naples, Italy from September 1 to September 6, 2012. The World Urban Forum was established by the United Nations to examine the impact of rapid urbanization on communities, cities, economies, climate change, and policies....
16 August 2012
Latin America on the Move
president-nestor-kirchner-2012-2013-fellow-successfully-completed-an-enriching-academic-exchange-at-the-new-schoolApril 1st, 2013 · The New School · New York Before an audience of 100 people, the Minister of Employment, Labor, and Social Security of Argentina, Carlos Tomada, offered a broad look at the labor policy of his Government, which is one the world's most ambitious redistributive policies. José Antonio Ocampo, Professor at Columbia University, was invited ...
16 August 2012
PNK Fellowship
results-pnk-2012-2013August 16, 2012 · Buenos Aires, Argentina The President of The New School University David E. Van Zandt introduced the selected Fellows for the second edition of the PNK Fellowship, along the Provost of the Universidad Nacional de San Martín, Carlos Ruta, and other authorities. Fellows selected for 2012-2013 are Cecilia María Minaverry (Argentina), L...
31 May 2012
Latin America on the Move
latin-american-presidents-olaRafael Correa, President of Ecuador (2007-2009, 2009-current)September 23, 2011 Rafael Correa gave a public lecture at the New School for Public Engagement on Friday, September 23, 2011 titled, "A Concrete Alternative From Ecuador in the Midst of Climate Rhetoric: Yasuní-ITT." The Yasuní National Forest is located in the eastern most region of E...
31 May 2012
Latin America on the Move
new-book-economic-crisis-laMay 31, 2012 · New York When the 2008 financial crisis rippled from the epicenter in the United States across borders into economies both near and far, many countries were caught by surprise. The bursting of a housing market bubble in the United States caused persistent economic and social detriment through 2011 especially in the United States and t...
24 May 2012
Building Bicentennials
buenos-aires-biennalJuly, 2013 - Buenos Aires, Argentina The audiovisual work "Plaza de Mayo 200 años" by the Architects Alberto Boselli and Graciela Raponi, awarded in February 2009 in the Call "Building Bicentennial in the Age of Globalization", has received other important recognitions recently. These include:• First Prize - Concurso de Cortometrajes sobre el Bi...
11 May 2012
Latin America on the Move
cohen-new-book-newsSeptember 27, 2012 · The New School · New York On September 27, Alicia Barcena, Executive Secretary of the United Nations' Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), presented at The New School Structural Change for Equality, the 2012 report by the Economic Commission for Latin America (ECLAC). According to Ms. Bárcena, this re...
03 May 2012
Latin America on the Move
guns-butter-paramilitarismMay 3rd, 2012 · The New School · New York The New School Observatory on Latin America (OLA) & the Graduate Program in International Affairs presented Guns & Butter Paramilitarism; the Colombia Armed Conflict: Why has it gone on for so long? Lecture by María Teresa Ronderos Author and Journalist on Latin America Introduced by: Christopher London Prof...
25 April 2012
Design and Development
experience-barrio-31-buenos-airesWednesday, April 25, 2012 · The New School · New York The General Consulate of Argentina in New York andThe Observatory on Latin America OLA/The New School,within the Design and Development Program, presented Design and EmpowermentInnovative Strategies to Transform Low Income Neighborhoods in Latin America:The Experience of Barrio 31, Buenos Air...
24 April 2012
Latin America on the Move
environmental-politics-in-bolivia-Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 · New York University · New York When Evo Morales became the first indigenous president of Bolivia in 2006, concerned citizens and environmentalists from around the globe looked hopefully to his leadership in environmental politics. From the Buen Vivir development model to the Law of Mother Earth, the Morales administration to...
17 April 2012
Latin America on the Move
movie-night-la-vida-locaThursday, April 19, 2012 · The New School · New York   The OLA Student Grouppresents: MOVIE NIGHT LA VIDA LOCADocumentary by Christian Poveda Visceral and gripping, LA VIDA LOCA chronicles the stark reality of the life of Mara 18 gang members in San Salvador's bleakest barrio of La Campanera. Captured in extreme detail, French journalist Chr...
13 April 2012
PNK Fellowship
mauricio-santoro-rocha-new-york-timesMaurucio Santoro Rocha was consulted by The New York Times (NYT) on Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff visit to the United States. Mauricio is a journalist and holds a Ph.D. in Political Science. He currently acts as Professor of the Getulio Vargas Foundation. During his two-week stay at The New School, he met the NYT reporter Larry Rohter, author of ...
11 April 2012
Building Bicentennials
qbuenos-aires-the-power-of-anticipationq-selected-by-the-viii-ibero-american-biennial-of-architecture-a-urbanismApril 2012 - Madrid, Spain Margarita Gutman's work was selected to compete in the category of Publications. After the International Jury met in Madrid in April 2012, the publication was considered as a finalist in the category Books. The Department of Architecture, Housing and Land Development Ministry of Spain announced that Buenos Aires: The Power o...
11 April 2012
Latin America on the Move
michael-cohen-launches-new-book-to-a-packed-audience-at-the-new-schoolWednesday, April 11, 2012 · The New School · New York On April 11, 2012 The OLA hosted a presentation of Michael Cohen's latest publication, Argentina's Economic Growth and Recovery: The Economy in a Time of Default, at The New School in New York. President of The New School opened the event, followed by Michael Cohen's presentation, and comments by ...
11 April 2012
Latin America on the Move
mike-book-launchApril 11, 2012 ∙ The New School, New York Introduction: David E. Van Zandt, President, The New School Discussants: Professor William Milberg, Department of Economics, NSSR                      Professor David Plotke, Department of Political Science, NSSR This book examines the causes of the economic and political crisis in Argentina in 2001 and the p...
12 March 2012
PNK Fellowship
fellows-agenda-new-york Lucila Agustina Rosso, Argentina Lucila Rosso completed a working stay of two-weeks at The New School. During this period, the first President Néstor Kirchner Fellow had the invaluable opportunity to present and discuss her research with the New School community, exchange ideas with professors from other universities and visit institutions based in ...
09 March 2012
PNK Fellowship
erika-paredes-sanchez-stay-new-yorkFriday, March 9, 2012 · The New School · New York Erika Paredes Sánchez, of Ecuador, has a Masters in Development Studies from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), in Geneva, and currently works for the government of Ecuador, with a focus on the Yasuní-ITT environmental initiative. Previously, she worked in the Off...
09 March 2012
PNK Fellowship
mauricio-santoro-rocha-stay-new-yorkFriday, March 9, 2012 · The New School · New York Mauricio Santoro Rocha, of Brazil, is a journalist and holds a Ph.D. in Political Science. He currently acts as Professor of the Getulio Vargas Foundation. Previously, he worked as a reporter for the O Globo newspaper, and as a consultant for various NGOs and the Brazilian government. Furthermore, he w...
07 March 2012
PNK Fellowship
public-lecture-mauricio-erikaWednesday, March 7th, 2012 ∙ The New School, New York The Observatory on Latin America (OLA) welcomed Erika Paredes Sánchez and Mauricio Santoro Rocha, President Néstor Kirchner Fellows for 2011-2012. Both were awarded a Fellowship after demonstrating academic excellence and a commitment to public service Erika Paredes Sánchez holds a Masters in Devel...
16 February 2012
Design and Development
first-public-symposim-bangkokBangkok, Thailand ∙ February 16-19, 2012 The New School through The Observatory on Latin America (OLA) and Parsons, the University of Buenos Aires, through the School of Architecture, Design and Urbanism and the School of Social Sciences, and Chulalongkorn University, organizers of the Design and Social Development Program, held the first public s...
19 December 2011
Latin America on the Move
buenos-aires-book-of-the-year-news Announcements News Publications Press December 16, 2011 ∙ Buenos Aires The Argentine newspaper La Nación included Margarita Gutman's Buenos Aires. The Power of Anticipation on its "books of the year" list. The daily newspaper noted that there is nothing more entertaining than considering the various ways in which the future was conceived in...
18 December 2011
Latin America on the Move
buenos-aires-book-of-the-yearDecember 16, 2011 ∙ Buenos Aires The Argentine newspaper La Nación included Margarita Gutman's Buenos Aires. The Power of Anticipation on its "books of the year" list. The daily newspaper noted that there is nothing more entertaining than considering the various ways in which the future was conceived in the past: "In this lavishly illustrated volume, t...
16 December 2011
Latin America on the Move
new-book-argentinaDecember 15, 2011 ∙ New York This book examines the causes of the economic and political crisis in Argentina in 2001 and the process of strong economic recovery. It poses the question of how a country that defaulted on its external loans and was widely criticized by international observers could have succeeded in its growth and development despite t...
18 November 2011
PNK Fellowship
lucila-agenda-nyNovember 18, 2011 · The New School · New York Lucila Rosso has completed a working stay of two-weeks at The New School. During this period, the first President Néstor Kirchner Fellow had the invaluable opportunity to present and discuss her research with the New School community, exchange ideas with professors from other universities and visit in...
16 November 2011
PNK Fellowship
public-lecture-lucila-rossoNovember 16, 2011 · Orozco Room, The New School · New York Lucila Rosso is the first President Néstor Kirchner Fellow. She was awarded this honor for demonstrating academic excellence and a commitment to public service. Ms. Rosso presented her work on Argentina and Brazil's debt prepayment to the IMF in a lecture open to the public, hosted at The New ...
10 November 2011
Design and Development
guillermo-cabreraNovember 10, 2011 · The New School · New York Co-organized by: General Consulate of Argentina in New York Observatory on Latin America, OLA/The New School Introduced by: Ambassador José Luis Pérez Gabilondo, General Consul of Argentina in New York Professor Michael Cohen, Director of the OLA How can design improve the living conditions in...
04 November 2011
Latin America on the Move
freud-stalin-mexico-pastNovember 4, 2011 · The New School · New York The Program Committee of the National Psychological Association for Psychoanalysis presented Freud and Stalin in Mexico Rubén Gallo, Ph.D. In one of the most striking chapters in the cultural history of psychoanalysis, the paths of Freud and Stalin clashed in 1940s Mexico City. Rubén Gallo discussed his re...
04 November 2011
Latin America on the Move
argentina-reality-2012-past-relatoriaNovember 4, 2011 · The New School · New York Report by Andrea Garcia Michael Cohen and Margarita Gutman welcomed the Argentine Delegation and provided a history of the collaboration that The New School has maintained with Argentina since 2001. The OLA Fellow Alberto Minujín provided a brief presentation of the Observatory La Matanza-Riachuelo, ex...
03 October 2011
Latin America on the Move
correa-news Announcements News Publications Press September 23, 2011 · New School · New York  The president of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, gave a public lecture at the New School for Public Engagement on Friday, September 23, 2011 titled, “A Concrete Alternative From Ecuador in the Midst of Climate Rhetoric: Yasuní-ITT.” The Yasuní National Forest is locat...
23 September 2011
Latin America on the Move
president-correa-introduce-his-proyect-yasuni-itt-at-the-olaSeptember 23, 2011 · New School · New York  The president of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, gave a public lecture at the New School for Public Engagement on Friday, September 23, 2011 titled, “A Concrete Alternative From Ecuador in the Midst of Climate Rhetoric: Yasuní-ITT.” The Yasuní National Forest is located in the eastern most region of Ecuador’s biodi...
19 August 2011
PNK Fellowship
results-pnk-2011-2012August 19, 2011 · Buenos Aires, Argentina Pablo Vilas (Director, Casa Patria Grande "Néstor Carlos Kirchner"), Claudio Ingerflom (UNSAM, Director of the PNK Fellowship), Jorge Argüello (Ambassador of Argentina to the UN), Lucila Rosso (PNK Fellow), Juan Manuel Abal Medina (Secretary of Public Communication of Argentina), Margarita Gutman (OLA, Dir...
10 August 2011
Latin America on the Move
book-presentation-marga-baAugust 10, 2011 · Casa Nacional del Bicentenario - Buenos Aires   This is the first book that comprehensively examines the imagination of the urban future in Buenos Aires. The volume contains 185 selected visual images selected from 7,150 local and foreign journals, professional and specialized mass media, which were circulating in Buenos Aires b...
25 May 2011
Building Bicentennials
international-conference-latin-american-bicentennials-in-action-recent-and-future-paths-Instituto de Investigaciones Históricas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (IIH-UNAM) · May 25th, 26th and 27th, 2011 Organized by the Instituto de Investigaciones Históricas (IIH) of the UNAM, the Observatory on Latin America (OLA) / The New School, and the Bicentennials Program of the Facultad de Arquitectura, Diseño y Urbanismo at the Univer...
09 May 2011
Latin America on the Move
a-panel-discussion-on-tolerance-and-diversity-in-argentina-May 9, 2011 · The New School, New York This event gathered important individuals from a variety of backgrounds in order to, as a group and with the audience, reflect on tolerance and diversity in Argentina. In this context, presenters discussed the remarkable achievements of coexistence in terms of religion, ethnicity, equal opportunity, and sexual ...
26 April 2011
Latin America on the Move
panel-and-presentation-of-the-book-buenos-aires-el-poder-de-la-anticipacion-imagenes-itinerantes-del-futuro-metropolitano-en-el-primer-centenario-April 26, 2011 · Orozco Room, The New School, New York In the Orozco Room, filled with an audience of students, teachers and directors of The New School and other universities and institutions from around the New York area, Alexandra Wagner, Assistant Professor at The New School opened the presentation. Preceding the discussion of the panelists, David ...
20 April 2011
PNK Fellowship
launch-pnk-fellowshipApril 20, 2011 · "Casa Patria Grande", Buenos Aires, Argentina The New School, through the Observatory on Latin America (OLA), together with the National University of San Martin, Buenos Aires, Argentina, launched the President Néstor Kirchner Fellowship in memory of the late President of Argentina and Secretary of the of South American Nations (...
06 April 2011
Design and Development
lecture-feinmannApril 6, 2011 · The New School, NY Organized by: Consulate General of Argentina in New York Observatory on Latin America (OLA), in the context of the Design and Development Program Feinmann presented on the topic: "History and Catastrophe: Towards a History without Teleology or Dialectic". The lecture focused on contemporary issues exploring in ...
29 March 2011
Latin America on the Move
conference-of-soda-stereo-drummer-charly-alberti-organized-by-the-observatory-on-latin-america-in-the-framework-of-water-week-at-the-new-school-March 29, 2011 · Lang Student Center, The New School, New York "Today, I would like to introduce myself as a dreamer,"that is how Charly Alberti, the famous drummer of the Argentine rock band Soda Stereo, opened his lecture at The New School. His lecture took place within the framework of Water Week. Hosted by the Observatory on Latin American, ...
23 March 2011
Latin America on the Move
paramilitaries-and-discourses-of-culpability-in-colombia-and-washington-dc-March 23, 2011 · The New School, New York, United States Associate Professor at the Graduate Program in International Affairs of The New School, Chris London opened the talk, saying that "Biography and lived experience of engaged people is how policy is committed into action. This is often imperfect, but by showing us how policy is actually practiced, ...
10 March 2011
Building Bicentennials
latin-american-meeting-and-announcement-of-awards-2nd-international-call-for-papers-and-audio-visual-presentations-qbicentennials-in-actionq-Casa Nacional del Bicentenario, Buenos Aires · March 10th, 2011  As a result of the 2nd International Call for Papers and Audiovisual Presentations, "Bicentennials in Action: Commemoration, Economic Crisis, and Political Mobilization in Latin America", a Latin American meeting took place alongside the announcement of AWARDS and HONORABLE MENTIONS. The ...
12 November 2010
Space of the Grandmothers
conversation-with-president-of-abuelas-de-plaza-de-mayoNovember 12, 2010 · The New School NY Enriqueta Estela Barnes de Carlotto, president of the Asociación Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo, was at The New School discussing "Memory, Truth and Justice: Abduction of children for political reasons during the dictatorship in Argentina · tracing and reunification". The Asociación Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo was est...
02 November 2010
Latin America on the Move
the-improvements-in-economic-and-social-performance-of-latin-americaNovember 2nd and 3rd, 2010 · Pocantico Conference Center, NY The Observatory on Latin America at the New School organized a seminar on "The Lessons of Recent Economic Management in Latin America for Rich Countries: From Stabilization to Growth and Equality" at the Pocantico Conference Center. We invited Latin American economists, political ...
01 November 2010
Latin America on the Move
presentation-by-dr-alicia-barcena-on-the-eclac-report-time-for-equality-closing-gaps-openingNovember 1st, 2010· The New School, New York The Observatory on Latin America (OLA) invited Dr. Alicia Bárcena, Executive Director of the United Nations' Economy Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), to present the conclusions drawn from the recent ECLAC report, Time for Equality: Closing gaps, opening trail, followed by high profile ...
21 October 2010
Latin America on the Move
ollanta-humalaOctober 21, 2010 · The New School, New York The Observatory on Latin America organized a public lecture by Mr. Ollanta Humala Tasso, presidential candidate in the upcoming 2011 Peruvian elections. Ollanta Humala Tasso is Lieutenant Colonel (r) of the Peruvian Army and founding president of Partido Nacionalista Peruano. In the 2006 presidential ...
21 October 2010
Latin America on the Move
a-public-lecture-with-ollanta-humalaOctober 21, 2010, The New School, New York The Observatory on Latin America organized a public lecture by Mr. Ollanta Humala Tasso, current President of Peru, then presidential candidate.Ollanta Humala Tasso is Lieutenant Colonel (r) of the Peruvian Army and founding president of Partido Nacionalista Peruano. In the 2006 presidential campaign, Humala...
06 October 2010
Latin America on the Move
argentine-un-ambassador-jorge-argueello-talked-about-solving-the-malvinasfalklands-islands-dispute-qit-takes-two-to-tangoq-October 6, 2010, The New School, New York Surrounded by the characters of Mexican artist José Clemente Orozco's mural, Argentine Ambassador to the United Nations Jorge Argüello presented the history and Argentine perspective on one of the oldest territorial disputes: the Malvinas Islands, known as the Falkland Islands for Great Britain, in a talk t...
06 October 2010
Latin America on the Move
argentine-un-ambassador-qit-takes-two-to-tango-solving-the-malvinasfalklands-islands-disputeqOctober 6, 2010 · The New School, New York Surrounded by the characters of Mexican artist José Clemente Orozco's mural, Argentine Ambassador to the United Nations Jorge Argüello presented the history and Argentine perspective on one of the oldest territorial disputes: the Malvinas Islands, known as the Falkland Islands for Great Britain, in a talk ti...
27 September 2010
Latin America on the Move
the-future-of-unasur-was-discussed-by-its-secretary-general-nestor-kirchner-at-the-new-school-27 September, 2010 · The New School · New York The Secretary-General of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) and former president of Argentina, Néstor Kirchner, gave a public lecture at the New School University to explain the policy priorities of the organization emphasizing democratic values and the need to promote integration in Latin Am...
24 September 2010
Space of the Grandmothers
a-tireless-struggle-for-the-right-to-identity-conversation-with-rosinblit-rosa-vice-president-of-abuelas-de-plaza-de-mayo-September 24, 2010, The New School, New York A woman of admirable strength and vitality, grandmother Rosa Rosinblit shared, with a small group of guests at The New School, the history of the Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo. This civic organization began 33 years ago to search for the disappeared which came after the 1976 coup and subsequent military...
23 April 2010
Latin America on the Move
opportunities-and-challenges-of-us-venezuelan-foreign-policyApril 23, 2010 · The New School, New York Ambassador of Venezuela to the US: "This is a process of change in our region" Being emphatic on the importance of a Latin American unity and optimistic about creating connections between the U.S. and Venezuela through environmental policies, Ambassador Bernardo Alvarez Herrera presented a lecture at The New ...
21 April 2010
Building Bicentennials
second-regional-workshop-held-in-mexicoInstituto de Investigaciones Históricas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (IIH-UNAM) · April 21st, 2010 As part of the 2nd International Call "Bicentennials in Action" the Second Regional Workshop was held at the Institute of Historical Research of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (IIH-UNAM). Specialists from Mexico and Argentina part...
01 April 2010
Building Bicentennials
results-of-the-first-regional-workshopCentro Cultural Rector Ricardo Rojas, Buenos Aires · April 7th, 13th and 14ths, 2010 As part of the Second International Call "Bicentennials in Action", the 1st Regional Workshop was held in Buenos Aires. It took place on April 7, 13 and 14, 2010, in the Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo auditorium of the Centro Cultural Rector Ricardo Rojas, Universidad de B...
16 March 2010
Building Bicentennials
bicentennial-session-at-the-v-world-urban-forumRio de Janeiro · March 23rd, 2010 The Building Bicentennials Program of the OLA held a round table session on "Bicentennials in Action: Challenges for Urban Governance" at the World Urban Forum V organized by UN Habitat in Rio de Janeiro on March 23, 2010. The session was introduced by Tim Marshall, Provost of the New School, and included Margarita G...
23 February 2010
Latin America on the Move
round-table-discussion-m-new-social-policies-in-latin-americaFebruary 23, 2010 · New Yok, United States Speakers: Romulo Paes de Souza · Deputy Executive Secretary at the Ministry of Social Development and Fight Against Hunger, Brazil Juan Manuel Abal Medina · Deputy Chief of Cabinet and Secretary of Public Management, Argentina Gustavo Merino · Vice-Minister of Social Development, Mexico Presentation: ...
19 February 2010
Building Bicentennials
regional-coordination-and-dialogue-meeting-m-2nd-international-call-The New School, New York · February 19th, 2010 Academic representatives from the 8 institutions participating in the 2nd International Call "Bicentennials in Action: Commemoration, Economic Crisis and Political Mobilization in Latin America", were present at The New School, on February 19th, in order to carry out a dialogue about the commemorations of ...
02 November 2009
Latin America on the Move
conference-qbeyond-the-economic-crisis-assessing-impact-and-defining-new-norms-for-economic-policy-in-latinNovember 2 and 3, 2009 · Theresa Lang Community and Student Center · The New School · New York The Observatory on Latin America of the New School convened a two day conference November 2-3, 2009 in New York on the impact of the global economic crisis in Latin America, and the conclusions that can be drawn from the efforts of Latin American governments ...
20 September 2009
Latin America on the Move
the-challenges-of-progressive-governments-in-latin-america-the-experience-of-the-frente-amplio-administration-in-uruguay-m-a-presidential-lecture-with-dr-tabare-vazquez-president-of-uruguaySeptember 21, 2009 · The New School, New York, United States Tabaré Vázquez, an oncologist and former mayor of Montevideo, became the first Uruguayan Frente Amplio president in 2005, after winning more than 50% of the vote in the national elections. The Frente Amplio is a coalition of progressive groups. In the last year of his term, President Tabaré ...
16 September 2009
Latin America on the Move
factories-without-bosses-an-argentinian-experience-m-conversation-with-dr-ana-maria-fernandezSeptember 16, 2009 · The New School, New York, United States Argentinean worker-run factories developed with the worst economic crisis of this country after 2001. About 220 companies -factories without bosses- produce today without owners, managers, foremen or engineers. Nevertheless, they are economically viable, they've increased their salaries, ...
27 August 2009
Latin America on the Move
-uruguay-its-current-situation-and-its-integration-to-contemporary-latin-america-m-a-talk-with-the-uruguayan-historian-and-political-analyst-gerardo-caetanoAugust 27, 2009 · The New School, New York, United States Caetano is a Uruguayan historian and political analyst. Ph.D. in History, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina. Academic Coordinator of the Observatorio Político at the Instituto de Ciencia Política, Universidad de la República since 2005. Between 2000 and 2005, he directed this ins...
24 August 2009
Latin America on the Move
the-many-centers-of-havana-m-a-talk-with-the-cuban-architect-mario-coyula-cowleyAugust 24, 2009 · The New School, New York, United States Mario Coyula-Cowley (Havana, 1935) is an architect, urban designer and critic. Profesor de Mérito (University Professor), National Prize of Architecture (2001) and of Habitat (2004), both life-long awards. Former director of the School of Architecture, of the Architecture and Urban Planning d...
10 April 2009
Latin America on the Move
the-future-of-us-latin-american-relationsApril 10, 2009 · The New School, New York, United States A one-day seminar to review the recent reports prepared by the Council on Foreign Relations, the Brookings Institution, the Americas Society, and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars from the perspective of Latin Americans involved in these issues. These reports were prepared in ...
26 February 2009
Building Bicentennials
highlights-of-the-international-conference-qbuilding-latin-american-bicentennials-in-the-age-of-globalizationqThe New School, New York · February 26th, 2009  21 Universities and 12 Institutions from 12 Countries Participated After the welcome remarks of Linda Dune, Dean of the New School for General Studies, the five awarded works were presented by their authors in front of an audience of students, professors, scholars, intellectuals, historians and sp...
17 February 2009
Latin America on the Move
globalization-from-the-ground-what-bolivia-teaches-usFebruary 17, 2009 · The New School, New York, United States A panel discussion in celebration of the release of the book Dignity and Defiance: Stories from Bolivia's Challenge to Globalization. This book is a powerful, well-crafted, eyewitness account of Bolivia's rebellion from below, put together by the Democracy Center. Readers will find compelling ...
01 December 2008
Building Bicentennials
first-discussion-seminar-working-papers-from-argentina-chile-and-mexicoUniversidad Central de Chile · December 1st and 2nd, 2008 In the framework of the Program "Building Latin American Bicentennials" of the Observatory on Latin American (OLA) of The New School in New York, and the Bicentennials Program of the Facultad de Arquitectura, Diseño y Urbanismo de la Universidad de Buenos Aires (FADU UBA), the first seminar of w...
30 November 2008
Building Bicentennials
results-of-the-international-call-for-submissions-papers-and-visual-presentations-qbuilding-latin-american-bicentennials-in-the-age-of-globalizationqUniversidad Central de Chile · November 30th and December 1st, 2008  Awards and Mentions In the third and last round of evaluation celebrated in the Universidad Central de Chile on November 30th and December 1st, 2008, 5 awards and 7 honorable mentions were selected corresponding to the international call for papers and visual presentations "Building ...
25 November 2008
Latin America on the Move
special-forum-on-social-policies-in-argentinaNovember 25, 2008 · The New School, New York, United States A forum with Alicia Kirchner, Minister of Social Development of the Government of Argentina and the President of the Council on Social Policy. In collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme for Latin America and the Spain-UNDP Trust Fund "Towards an integrated and inclusive ...
10 November 2008
Latin America on the Move
food-energy-and-social-justice-in-latin-americaNovember 10, 2008 · The New School, New York, United States Presentation of papers by Latin American experts. In the context of the program "Latin America on the Move", a policy and research conference on Food, Energy, and Social Justice in Latin America was held as a public event. The event took place in the Lang Student Center at The New School at ...
22 September 2008
Latin America on the Move
national-and-international-obstacles-to-the-quest-for-social-justice-in-latin-americaSeptember 22, 2008 · The New School, New York, United States Given the growing sense of crisis in the region, the OLA has decided to hold a roundtable discussion on this issue. This panel included Professor Jordi Borja (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain), Professor Greg Grandin, (New York University), Professor Michael Cohen, (The New School), ...
10 September 2008
Latin America on the Move
arpoador-ephimeral-places-m-sunday-evenings-in-rio-de-janeiroSeptember 10th to October 2nd, 2008 · The New School, New York, United States Photographs by Peter Lucas. The third floor bridge between 66 West 12th Street and 66 West 11th Street. Exhibition support: The Observatory on Latin America at the New School, the Department of Photography and Imaging at the Tisch School of the Arts, and the Advanced Media ...
21 April 2008
Latin America on the Move
rethinking-poverty-making-policies-that-work-for-children-sponsored-by-the-graduate-school-in-international-affairs-at-the-new-school-and-unicefApril 21 to 23, 2008 · The New School, New York, United States This was the fourth International Conference organized by the Graduate Program in International Affairs at the New School and UNICEF. The specific aim of the 2008 Conference was to review and mobilize the agenda on child poverty and disparity. The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) mark ...
11 April 2008
Latin America on the Move
havana-film-festival-new-york-hffnyApril 11 to 17, 2008 · New York, United States The HFFNY is an internationally recognized film festival celebrating Latin American cinema. In its 9th year, HFFNY features the most current cinematic talent alongside the familiar from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, ...
11 April 2008
Latin America on the Move
janey-program-annual-conference-with-keynote-speaker-mr-gustavo-guzman-saldana-ambassador-of-bolivia-to-the-united-states-of-america-and-special-guest-estela-carlottoApril 11, 2008 · The New School, New York, United States The Latin American region has witnessed a mounting opposition to neo-liberalism over the course of the last decade. Particularly the most recent developments in Bolivia and Venezuela raise questions with critical implications for various fields of study, from political economy to political ...
11 April 2008
Space of the Grandmothers
abuelas-30-yearsApril 11th, 2008 · The New School · New York Upon the 30th anniversary of the Association of the Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo, representatives of the organization visited The New School in New York for a photographic exhibition which reviewed these years of tireless work, April 11th 2008. Present at the exhibition were the President of the A...
27 February 2008
Latin America on the Move
religion-and-politics-in-argentina-from-catholic-hegemony-to-plurality-of-the-religious-fieldFebruary 27, 2008 · The New School, New York, United States A conversation with Verónica Giménez Beliveau, a researcher in Social Sciences at the CONICET and adjunct associate professor at University of Buenos Aires Faculty of Social Sciences. Read more about the Latin America on the Move Pr...
25 November 2007
Latin America on the Move
youth-drugs-and-the-struggle-for-social-inclusion-in-metropolitan-buenos-airesSeptember 25, 2007 · The New School, New York, United States A conversation with the Argentine Congressman Fernando Navarro. Read more about the Latin America on the Move Program  Announcements News Publications Press
06 November 2007
Latin America on the Move
documenting-latin-americaarsquos-political-m-aldquoa-closer-look-at-cocaleroardquoNovember 6, 2007 · The New School, New York, United States A panel with Alejandro Landes and Simone Duarte, Moderated by Carlos Gutierrez with opening remarks by Michael Cohen. Read more about the Latin America on the Move Program  Announcements News Publications Press
23 October 2007
Latin America on the Move
presentation-of-pino-solanaarsquos-award-winning-documentary-film-aldquomemoria-del-saqueoardquoOctober 23, 2007 · The New School, New York, United States Followed by a conversation with Alejandro Olmos. Read more about the Latin America on the Move Program  Announcements News Publications Press
26 April 2007
Latin America on the Move
social-democracy-in-a-globalized-worldApril 26 and 27, 2007 · The New School, New York, United States A Conference organized by the Janey Program in Latin American Studies and the Observatory on Latin America (OLA). Read more about the Latin America on the Move Program  Announcements News Publications Press
02 February 2007
Latin America on the Move
political-systems-of-argentina-brazil-and-chile-compared Announcements News Publications Press February 2, 2007 · The New School, New York, United States By the Argentine political scientist Torcuato Di Tella.
19 September 2006
Latin America on the Move
expectations-and-experiences-from-latin-americaSeptember 19, 2006 · The New School, New York, United States A panel with Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Senator of Argentina and President of the Commission on Constitutional Affairs at the Senate of Argentina; David Choquehuanca Céspedes, Foreign Minister of Bolivia; Marco Aurelio García, Presidential Advisor of the President, Brazil; Heraldo Muñ...
20 June 2005
Space of the Grandmothers
university-in-exile-awardMay 20, 2005 · The Masison Square Garden · New York   The honor was received by the President of the Association, Estela de Carlotto, and Vice President, Rosa Rosinblit, at a ceremony held in the famous Madison Square Garden in New York City on May 20, 2005.  With this honor, The New School recognized the Association of the Grandmothers for its con...

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