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CLACS invites scholars and practitioners who are able to present a fair and complex view of the issue at stake and engage in conversation with our student, research, and faculty body as well as with the general public.

The Burning Issues in Latin America Series has a long tradition at CLACS and has covered issues related to politics, journalism, the environment, security and violence, energy, governance, etc.


Spring 2023 Events

Haiti on the Brink – Chaos, Cholera and Corruption
Haiti in Crisis – The Search for a Way Forward

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Spring 2022 Events

Colombia: Five Years of Peace?
Felipe De Brigard: Perdon - To Forgive is to Remember... Differently
What Comes Next in the Colombian Peace Process?

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Spring 2020

Why Colombia? Talk by Francisco Santos Calerón

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Spring 2019

Crisis in the Andes: Why Venezuela is Different
Foreseeable Flight: Conversation with Óscar Martínez

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