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Bolivia's Pluri-National State: Evo Morales and the challenges of a New Constitution

February 9th, 2010
12:30 PM

Location
Jones Hall 100
Greenleaf Conference Room
Tulane University

A Presentation by Dr. Luis Tapia
Coordinator of the Doctoral Program in Development Studies at the Universidad Mayor de San Andrés, La Paz – Bolivia and Visiting Scholar at Loyola University

Event open to the Public – Light refreshments will be served
For additional information please contact: Martín Mendoza

In January of this year, Evo Morales began his second term as Bolivia’s President following another outstanding electoral victory. Part of his ambitious social, ethnic and political agenda, is to give continuity to the initial impetus given by the implementation of a New Constitution. Dr. Luis Tapia, an influential Bolivian ideologist and scholar, will provide insights on some of the main ideological considerations of a nation that perceives itself as “Pluri-National”, where national and ethnic identities make governance a daunting task. This session will be moderated by Dr. Ludovico Feoli, Director of the Center for Inter-American Research (CIPR) with an introduction by Dr. Martín Mendoza-Botelho of Tulane.

Sponsored by :
Tulane University’s Stone Center for Latin American Studies, Center for Inter-American Policy & Research, the Latin American Graduate Organizations (LAGO)
Loyola University’s Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies

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The Latin American Graduate Organization will be hosting its 2018 Latin American Studies Conference titled Thinking of the Future: Expanding the possible in the Americas (Pensando en el porvenir: Expandiendo lo posible en las Américas) February 23 – 25, 2018, at Tulane University, in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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