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Financing Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Emerging Markets

"Financing Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Emerging Markets," just published by LASP Faculty member Lourdes Casanova and co-authors

LASP Faculty member Lourdes Casanova and her co-authors Peter Klaus Cornelius and Soumitra Dutta, have just had a book published (November 1st) entitled Financing Entrepreneurship and Innovation in...

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LASP 2018 SPRING SEMINAR SERIES

Latin American Studies Program (LASP) is excited to announce our events for this academic year! We invite you to attend the lectures and symposiums and engage with us throughout the semester. The...

Chile Telescope Building Team

Breakthrough telescope to be built in Chile

Scientists announced this week that a consortium of U.S., German and Canadian academic institutions led by Cornell University will begin construction of Cerro Chajnantor Atacama Telescope-prime (CCAT...

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"The Politics of Conservation in the Galápagos Islands” by Renu Saini, VIDEO Recording of the Latin American Studies Program Lecture, 13 Feb 2017

Renu Saini was our first guest speaker for LASP's Spring 2017 Seminar Series. The event took place on Monday, February 13th. Renu Saini is a Program Officer for the Helmsley Charitable Trust’s...

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LASP Fall '16 Seminar: "Challenges of Party-Building in Latin America" by Steve Levitsky, VIDEO Recording, 14 Nov 2016

More than three decades after the onset of the Third Wave of democratization, parties remain weak in much of Latin America: parties have collapsed in much of the region, and most new party-building...

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"Impeachment in Brazil: Coup or Accountability?" by Anibal Perez-Liñan, LASP Seminar VIDEO Recording, Monday, September 26

The Impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff in Brazil has ignited a debate. Is impeachment the functional equivalent of old-fashioned military coups or is it an effective mechanism for presidential...

LASP Seminar Lecture: "Muisca Sounds: Indigenous Politics of Recognition in Multicultural Colombia"

LASP Seminar Lecture VIDEO: "Muisca Sounds: Indigenous Politics of Recognition in Multicultural Colombia" by Beatriz Goubert, Columbia University, 19 Sep 2016

Through an emphasis on the Andean musical practices of the Muisca community, this talk analyzes the conflictive production of an indigenous identity within the indigenous politics of recognition in...