CLALS events intend to enrich understanding of Latin America and Latino communities in the U.S. Many are open to the public.
Creative and Cultural Industries Symposium
May 9, 2014 | Fort Lauderdale, FL
On May 9, 2014 beginning at 9:00 AM, the Broward County Cultural Division will convene a panel discussion on the contribution of creativity as a key element of economic and social development in Latin America and the Caribbean. The panel will be comprised of members from the Inter-American Development Bank's Culture, Creativity, and Solidarity Affairs Division and from CLALS, including Director Eric Hershberg, Research Associate Professor Robert Albro, and Faculty Affiliates Andrew Taylor and Ximena Varela. More information about the event and the panelists is available here. Further information on the Center's project on Creative and Cultural Industries in Latin America can be found here.
Police and Corruption in El Salvador
May 19, 2014
CLALS Research Fellow Héctor Silva will present his newly released Spanish language book, Infiltrators: A Chronicle of Corruption in the National Civil Police of El Salvador. Representative Jim McGovern (D-Mass) will introduce the work and commentary will be provided by Co-Director of InSight Crime and CLALS Research Fellow Steven Dudley. The book's findings are based on archival and field research supported by a grant from the Open Society Foundations. The book presentation will take place at the Inter-American Dialogue on Monday, May 19 at 9:30 AM. More detailed event information will be updated as it becomes available.