The Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) at the University of Pittsburgh is pleased to announce the “Panoramas Latin American Roundtable.” At the roundtables, CLAS faculty, students, and Latin American/Caribbean colleagues will share their most recent experiences in and research results on current issues in the region in an informal setting. Pizza will be provided.
Friday, March 7, 2014
Alejandro Trelles—Impressions from Venezuela. Institutional Deterioration, Violence and Social Unrest
Time: 11:30 a.m.—12:30 pm
Room: 4130 Posvar Hall
Alejandro will share my impressions and fieldwork experience in Venezuela during a critical moment of economic crisis , violence and social unrest. Format. Brief intro and Q&A.
Alejandro Trelles is a PhD candidate in political science at the University of Pittsburgh. He holds an MA in political science from the same university and a BA in political science from ITAM in Mexico City. His research interests are bureaucracy, electoral institutions, political parties and representation in Latin America and Africa. He works as a Principal Investigator in the Public Mapping Project Mexico (http://www.publicmapping.org/) and he is currently doing fieldwork in Caracas, Mexico City, Accra and Nairobi. More information can be found in www.alejandrotrelles.com.
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Costa Rican 2nd Round Elections 2014-Video Conference
Room: 4217 Posvar Hall
Discussion on the upcoming elections with scholars from the University of Pittsburgh and La Universidad de Costa Rica.
Coming in April!
Panama experience by GSPIA students