Mark C. Elliott, Harvard’s new Vice Provost for International Affairs, is well known across the University for his scholarship in Chinese history. However, during his first few months in the role, Elliott has spent much time studying Latin America in order to prepare for his visit to Brazil and Peru this past week.
"The Gold Eaters" paints a vivid picture of 16th-century Peru, with convincing perspectives from both the Spanish and the native side. But despite its accomplished tone of historical realism, as a novel it is somewhat lacking in plot depth and character maturity.
Following the historic thawing of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States, Harvard students have voiced renewed interest in traveling to Cuba.
Keiko S. Fujimori, a 2016 Peruvian presidential candidate, addressed concerns about liberal democracy and human rights on Wednesday.
Representatives from NGOs working in South America and a Harvard professor spoke about the importance of sustainable agricultural practices within small native communities in South America at the Harvard Graduate School of Education Saturday afternoon.