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Fall 2015 Events at CIPR

September 3rd, 2015 - December 12th, 2015

Our 2015 events at a glance! September 11th, 2015, 11:00am-1:00pm, at CIPR Paper presentation and discussion by Dr.Maria Clara Dias: “The Functioning Perspective: An Alternative…  read more

REPAL Second Annual Conference

July 7th, 2015 - July 8th, 2015

The second annual meeting of REPAL (Red para el Estudio de la Economía Política de América Latina) will be held July 7-8, 2015 in Montevideo,…  read more

China Cuba: Trajectories of Post- Revolutionary Governance

April 17th, 2015 - April 18th, 2015

China Cuba: Trajectories of Post- Revolutionary Governance Friday, April 17th, 2015 and Saturday April 18th Registration required. Please contact Jimena León at cipr@tulane.edu Description: American…  read more

A Talk by Diogo R. Coutinho- "New State Activism in Brazil & Legal Institutions: Continuing Concerns and New Challenges"

April 16th, 2015
5:00-6:30 PM

Diogo R. Coutinho is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of São Paulo (USP) and a leading young voice on law, institutions and…  read more

Regulators without Borders? Labor Inspectors in Latin America and Beyond

April 10th, 2015
12:00 PM

Please join us for the Lecture & Luncheon, “Regulators without Borders? Labor Inspectors in Latin America and Beyond” by Andrew Shrank, Olive Watson Professor of…  read more

Venezuela: Challenges, Crisis and Perspectives

March 27th, 2015
5 PM

Two years after the death of Hugo Chávez, Venezuela’s 21st Century Socialism is confronting serious challenges. The economic difficulties inherited by successor Nicolas Maduro have…  read more

Book Launch and Reception for "Scholars, Policymakers & International Affairs: Finding Common Cause."

March 25th, 2015
3:00 PM

Please join us for the book launch of Scholars, Policymakers & International Affairs: Finding Common Cause (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014), by Dr. Abraham F.…  read more

A Lecture by Michael Shifter: "Shift in U.S.-Cuba Policy: Implications for Hemispheric Relations."

March 17th, 2015
12:30 PM

RSVP required for lecture and luncheon. Please join us for a lecture by Michael Shifter, President of the Inter-American Dialogue, the premier think-tank on Western…  read more

CIAPA Experience Info Session with Returned Students

March 5th, 2015
5:15-6:15

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A Lecture by Dr. Carmen Diana Deere: "Gender, Asset Accumulation and Wealth in Ecuador."

March 3rd, 2015
11:00 AM-12:30 PM

A lecture by Dr. Carmen Diana Deere, Distinguished Professor of Latin American Studies and Food & Resource Economics at the University of Florida, Gender, Asset…  read more

Contesting Trade in Central America: Market Reform and Resistance

February 27th, 2015
4:00 PM

Please join us for a lecture by Dr. Rose J. Spalding, Professor of Political Science, DePaul University. Dr. Spalding will present her recent book Contesting…  read more

12/17 in the history of Cuban-US Relations: Causes, Results, Repercussions

February 20th, 2015
4 PM

Dr. Carlos Alzugaray Treto, of the Asociación de Escritores, Unión de Escritores y Artistas de Cuba (UNEAC) and Consejo Editorial Revista Temas, will present a…  read more

A Presentation and Discussion with Dr. Daniel Bonilla Maldonado

February 3rd, 2015
12:00-1:30 PM

The Payson Center for International Development and the center for Inter-American Policy and Research invite you to: “The Political Economy of Legal Knowledge” A presentation…  read more

Arturo Sotomayor: The Myth of the Democratic Peacekeeper, Lecture on November 7 at 4pm

November 7th, 2014
4:00pm

Please join us for a lecture by Dr. Arturo Sotomayor, assistant professor at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS). Sotomayor will present his newest book The…  read more

Social and Environmental Safeguards, Policies and Practices in International Development: Discussion with Carlos Pérez-Brito

October 29th, 2014
4:30pm

Currently a social specialist from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Carlos Pérez-Brito is responsible for managing social and environmental safeguards in the public and private…  read more

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Latin American Writers Series: Alberto Barrera Tyszka

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Ecuadorian writer and Tulane Visiting Scholar Gabriela Alemán interviews Venezuelan writer Alberto Barrera Tyszka about his life, interests, and influences. Their discussion will be followed by an open Q&A and an informal reception. This event will be held in Spanish.

About the Latin American Writers Series

This series brings together Latin America’s most representative creative voices and the editorial entrepreneurs that publish them. By way of interviews conducted by renowned Ecuadorian writer Gabriela Alemán and presentations of various editorial missions, the guests will shed light on a literary world shaped by the contemporary issues of the continent. Moving forward, their conversations will comprise the centerpiece of a digital archive that introduces their ideas to a global audience.

Este serie reúne a los autores más representativos de la escritura continental y los editores que los publican. A través de entrevistas con la reconocida escritora ecuatoriana Gabriela Alemán y presentaciones de proyectos editoriales, los invitados explorarán los vínculos entre el mundo literario y la realidad continental. Sus conversaciones se convertirán después en el eje de un archivo digital que busca llevar estas ideas a un público global.

About the Author

Born in Caracas, Alberto Barrera Tyszka has published over a dozen works of poetry, short story, chronicle, novel, and biography. His most recent publications include the novels Patria o Muerte (2015) and Rating (2011), the poetic anthology La inquietud (2013), the collection of chronicles Un país a la semana (2013), and the short story collection Crímenes (2009). In 2005, he collaborated with Cristina Marcano to write the definitive biography of Hugo Chávez, Hugo Chávez sin uniforme: una historia personal (2005). Patria o muerte won the 2015 Premio Tusquets de Novela, and his novel La enfermedad, translated into English as The Sickness (2010), received the 2006 Herralde Award. Barrera also writes for television and has scripted soap operas for Venezuelan, Mexican, Colombian, and Argentinian networks.