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Fall 2017

•December 7, 2017

"Technological Transfer to the Brazilian Aircraft Industry: Explaining Embraer’s Success"

Nelson Altamirano, Visiting Scholar

National University

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•November 16, 2017

"Sino-Latin American Relations: A Cultural Perspective"

Han Li, Visiting Scholar

Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

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•November 9, 2017

"Exchange rate policies in Latin America"

Susana Nudelsman, Visiting Scholar 

University of Buenos Aires



•October 12, 2017

"Life trajectories and Experience. The process of Health/Illness/Treatment for substance consumption among Mexican migrants in California and Baja California"

Olga L. Olivas Hernández is an Assistant Project Scientist Professor

UC San Diego, Anthropology


•October 11, 2017

Fall reception sponsored by CCIS, CILAS, LAS, and US Mex

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Spring 2018


May 10, 2018

“Models of Cultural Policies: A Comparative Study between Brazil and the United States”

Paula Félix dos Reis, Visiting Scholar

Federal University of Recôncavo of Bahia


May 3, 2018

“Energy Cooperation between China and Latin America”

Xiaoyuan Zuo, Visiting Scholar

China Foreign Affairs University


April 26, 2018

"Populism in Contemporary Latin America"

Mengqi Yuan, Visiting Graduate Student

Tsinghua University


Winter 2018

•March 8, 2018
“Sovereign Forces: The Political Energy of Natural Resources in Latin America”
John-Andrew McNeish, Visiting Scholar
Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)


•February 15, 2018
“The coattails effect in Brazil: Executive and Legislative elections in coalitional presidentialism”
Vinícius Silva Alves, Visiting Graduate Student
University of Brasilia


•February 8, 2018
“Authoritarianism, Peronism, and Democratization: Social Change in Argentina since the Great Depression”
Guohui Dong, Visiting Scholar
Nankai University


•January 18, 2018
“Political career choices in multilevel systems: A case study of career movements in Brazil”
Iana Alves de Lima, Visiting Scholar
University of Brasilia