Panoramas Roundtables

The Panoramas roundtables are discussions on current issues and academic topics.

 

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THE NEW ECONOMIC MODEL IN BOLIVIA

By Luis Alberto Arce Catacora

Bolivia’s Minister of Economy and Finance

 

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Noon

Gold Room—University Club

123 University Pl, Pittsburgh,  PA 15260

 

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Seminar & Field Trip - Costa Rica

The CLAS 2015 Seminar/Field Trip will return to Central America again to focus upon Costa Rica. The environmentally rich country and most stable democracy in Latin America of almost 5 million people has been a popular region for study by students of a wide variety of disciplines.

 

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Reforming Communism: Cuba in Comparative Perspective

 

 November 6-8, 2014
University of Pittsburgh

Cuba has been reforming, or been at the brink of a reform period, perhaps since the revolution. With an aging leadership and now decades-long economic struggles, the pace of change, however, has finally accelerated. Today Cubans can open small businesses, travel abroad, access the internet, and purchase cell phones, microwaves, and (very expensive) new cars. Read More

CLAS 50th Anniversary Gala

 

Friday, September 12, 2014


For 50 years, CLAS has been dedicated to supporting the study of Latin America's history, cultures, and societies and the continuing challenges and triumphs that the region has experienced. Join us in celebrating 50 years.

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Center for Latin American Studies

Since 1964, the University of Pittsburgh has been committed to a Latin American studies program of unique depth and richness. Its Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) has become internationally recognized for excellence in undergraduate, graduate, research, professional education and outreach. CLAS is designated as a comprehensive National Resource Center (NRC) on Latin America by the U.S. Department of Education.

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Announcements

Technology Student Coordinator

The Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking a student to help coordinate its technical needs for the spring and summer terms 2014-15 (January to August 2015). The student selected will work directly under the CLAS webmaster of the Center for Latin American Studies. [Deadline: Friday, January 23, 2015]

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Upcoming Events

Friday, January 23

Global Gap Year
Part of the International Career Toolkit Series
Time:
3:00 pm
Presenter:
Jessa Darwin, Jenna Baron, Holly Hickling, and Abraham Kim
Location:
4217 Posvar Hall
Subsistence economy and chiefdom emergence in the Muisca area: a study of the Valle de Tena
Time:
3:30 pm
Presenter:
Pedro María Argüello García (PhD Candidate)
Location:
3106 Posvar Hall--Anthropology Lounge

Friday, February 6

Concert: Puerto Sur Trio--Música Argentina- Dos clarinetes y piano
Time:
8:00 pm
Presenter:
Julieta Ugartemendia
Location:
Frick Fine Auditorium

Friday, March 20 to Saturday, March 21

The 2015 Latin American Social and Public Policy Conference—Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Pittsburgh--CALL FOR PAPERS
Time:
12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Presenter:
Location:
TBA

Saturday, March 21

35th Annual Latin American & Caribbean Festival
Time:
12:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Presenter:
Location:
1st Floor Posvar Hall--Galleria
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