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2016 Nov 04

The Hispanic community in the US: a great strategic opportunity for Spain

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

RCC Conference Room, 26 Trowbridge St., Cambridge MA

RCC is pleased to announce a talk by Daniel Ureña on the main opportunities that the Hispanic community represents for Spain in terms of the foreign policy of this European country. Hispanic Americans are the second fastest-growing ethnic group in the United States after Asian Americans. Hispanics overall are the second-largest ethnic group in the United States. Hispanics have occupied territory of the present-day United States continuously ...

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2016 Nov 29

Latin American Legal and Institutional Answers to Global Pressures

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Hauser Hall 104, Harvard Law School, 1563 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA

Globalization is presented as a natural, inevitable, and evolutionary process that will bring prosperity and economic growth to all members of the global community. However, the current situation has proved that the system has produced not only winners, but also losers. Moreover, the effects of globalization upon the different regions are diverse. Whilst some countries and communities have benefited from open markets and trade liberalization, others have suffered from market pressures undermining their economic and political powers. 

During the workshop, speakers will explore the Latin American legal and institutional answers to the global pressures in various areas from a legal-institutional perspective as will be presented below.... Read more about Latin American Legal and Institutional Answers to Global Pressures

2016 Nov 16

OBL/IQUE Journal GSD Presentation

6:30pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

48 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138, Stubbins room de Gund Hall

Is a new Journal on Architecture and Critical Conservation Theory founded and edited by GSD students. This journal is born from the identification of a void in the conservation field and from the necessity and desire to fulfill it. Reduced to a technical task that ignores its philosophical dimension, or to aesthetic justifications that mask political decisions, the conservation practices have remained under-theorized for almost a century. We believe that prior to any material intervention there are epistemological assumptions that need to be revised in order to develop a richer or more productive understanding of the conservation field.... Read more about OBL/IQUE Journal GSD Presentation

2016 Nov 21

Quantum Computers: A New Era of Technology

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

RCC Conference Room, 26 Trowbridge St., Cambridge MA

Quantum mechanics govern the laws of the very small things in our universe like atoms or electrons. Technologies based on quantum properties such as entanglement between these tiny particles will give rise to a wave of technological applications, creating new business opportunities and helping solve some of today's most actual global challenges.... Read more about Quantum Computers: A New Era of Technology

2016 Nov 22

Fragmentation and the Limits of Iconography: Methodological Reflections on a Recent Discovery in the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

RCC Conference Room, 26 Trowbridge St., Cambridge MA

This past October, while removing debris from a small chamber at the base of the south tower of the west front of the Cathedral of Santiago, a magnificent column statue of a prophet, measuring 1, 85 meters, was unearthed.... Read more about Fragmentation and the Limits of Iconography: Methodological Reflections on a Recent Discovery in the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela

2016 Oct 31

Eye-tracking methodologies to change cognitive bias in depression

9:00am to 10:00am

Location: 

Harvard Psychology Department, William James Hall, Room 1251

Depression is associated to a number of cognitive biases. Depressed people pay less attention to positive information, recall more negative than positive information, and interpret ambiguous information in a negative way. In the last few years, there has been a number of cognitive interventions directly aimed at modifying these biases.... Read more about Eye-tracking methodologies to change cognitive bias in depression

2016 Nov 17

Spanish and European International Arbitration: Institutional and Practitioner Perspectives

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Hauser Hall Room 102 Cambridge, MA 02138 United States (Law School)

RCC gladly co-sponsors and welcomes Francisco Malaga and Javier Iscar de Hoyos to speak about the state of play on the Spanish and European international arbitration scene. Francisco Malaga, as the head of Linklater’s Spain practice, will offer a viewpoint from the practitioner’s side, while Javier Iscar de Hoyos, as head of the European Center of Arbitration, will offer an institutional perspective.  

Lunch will be provided.... Read more about Spanish and European International Arbitration: Institutional and Practitioner Perspectives

2016 Nov 17

Panel on “alternative dispute resolutions from a transatlantic perspective”

4:15pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

27 Kirkland Street Cambridge, MA 02138, CES, Hoffmann room

One of the elements that differentiate the US and Europe is the way conflicts among institutions and individuals are solved up. The decision about judicialization of conflicts does not affect citizen’s quality of life, but it also affects the effectiveness and efficiency both in social and economic effects. The panel bring three prestigious experts that work both in the private and public sectors. They will present a vision on how the European Union and members states are working on the alternative dispute resolutions from a comparative perspective with the US.

Speakers:...

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2016 Nov 01

Informative Session. "Icons of Sound: Voice, Architecture, and Imagination,” an International Symposium to be held at Stanford University.

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

RCC Conference Room, 26 Trowbridge St., Cambridge MA

We are pleased to announce this informative session by RCC Fellow and Director of Cultural and Artistic Projects Francisco Prado-Vilar, on the International Symposium "Icons of Sound: Voice, Architecture, and Imagination", to be held at Stanford University (Oshman Auditorium, McMurtry Art Building), Saturday, November 5, 2016, 9-5pm.... Read more about Informative Session. "Icons of Sound: Voice, Architecture, and Imagination,” an International Symposium to be held at Stanford University.

2016 Nov 14

2016 Summit on the Future of Europe

9:00am to 6:00pm

Location: 

27 Kirkland Street Cambridge, MA 02138, Lower Level Conference Room, Busch Hall

The Summit on the Future of Europe is an initiative of the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies (CES). Launched in 2014, this annual conference aims to convene eminent scholars and public leaders at Harvard in order to debate critical challenges facing Europe.... Read more about 2016 Summit on the Future of Europe

2016 Nov 18

Workshop BigData

(All day)

Location: 

RCC Conference Room, 26 Trowbridge St., Cambridge MA

The objective of this workshop is to build bridges between Harvard-MIT researchers in Boston MA and researchers in Spain who are affiliated with the Universities Complutense and Politécnica which are part of the CEIMoncloa, Madrid, Spain.

Bigdata is a new field of research that usually refers to enormity in five dimensions: 1) Volume -in the scale of petabytes and up-, 2) Variety -heterogeneous data types and info sources-, 3) Velocity -fast data flows from all directions-, 4)Variability -...

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2016 Nov 04

Interpreting the Dramatic Characters of Calderón

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

RCC Main Conference Room, 26 Trowbridge St., Cambridge MA

A founding member and the director of the Compañía delabarca, Nuria Alkorta has been professor of Interpretation at the Royal School of Advanced Dramatic Art in Madrid since 1999. She launched her teaching career in 1996 in Harvard’s Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, where she developed courses on the Spanish language, studied through classic dramatic texts.... Read more about Interpreting the Dramatic Characters of Calderón

2016 Nov 04

Spanish and the U.S. Elections: Mobilizing the Hispanic Vote

2:30pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Kennedy School, 79 John F. Kennedy St, Cambridge, MA 02138. (L-382)

The Spain Caucus and the Latinx Caucus are proud to invite Daniel Ureña, from the Hispanic Council, to spark a discussion about the historical use of the Spanish Language in U.S. elections. In this session, we will explore how the role of the Spanish language has involved and been utilized to galvanize the Hispanic vote in the United States.... Read more about Spanish and the U.S. Elections: Mobilizing the Hispanic Vote

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