2021 Live CLAG

We are happy to announce the 2021 Latin American Geography Virtual Panel Discussions, a series of live webinars hosted by the Conference of Latin American Geography fostering geographic education, research and international collaboration. Registration and other details below (and forthcoming). Please stay tuned.

As per panelist permission, sessions are recorded are uploaded to the LiveClag Youtube channel. If you are unable to attend the session live, you can view recorded sessions at your convenience.

Direct all inquiries to liveclag@clagscholar.org.


Schedule of Sessions


Thursday 4 February 2021, 5:00 – 6:30 PM EST
Reassessing Vulnerability and Solidarity in Latin America and the Caribbean during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Panelists will provide updates on their contributions to the Journal of Latin American Geography and discuss recent research on the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Panelists
Viviana Buitrón Cañadas, Asociación Geográfica del Ecuador, and Danilo Borja, University of Calgary
Christian Abizaid, University of Toronto
Robert Huish, Dalhousie University
Annette Idler, Harvard University, and Markus Hochmüller, University of Oxford

Moderator
James Biles, City University of New York

VIDEO RECORDING


Wednesday 17 February 2021, 3:30 – 5:00 pm EST
No End in Sight: Root Causes of Migration from Honduras and Guatemala

Panelists will discuss how foreign policy, the international community, and transnational corporate interests result in repression, exploitation and forced migration from Honduras and Guatemala.

Panelists
Catherine Nolin, University of Northern British Columbia
Grahame Russell, Rights Action

Moderator
Rebecca Clouser, Washington University in St. Louis

VIDEO RECORDING


Thursday 25 February 2021, 6:00 – 7:30 pm EST
Climate Risk, Food Systems and Epistemological Diversity: How Can Ecological Knowledge Improve Resilience in Latin America

Panelists
Karl Zimmerer, Pennsylvania State University
Natali Cáceres Arteaga, Universidad Central del Ecuador
Tania González Rivadeneira, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Marggiori Pancorbo Olivera, Universidad Agraria La Molina
Víctor Toledo Manzur, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Moderator
Gonzalo Martínez

EVENT DETAILS AND REGISTRATION


Thursday 4 March 2021, 4:00 – 5:30 pm EST
Landscapes of Violence and Disappearance in Central and Southern Mexico

Panelists
Orsetta Bellani, Italian independent journalist in Mexico
Nicholas Jon Crane, University of Wyoming
Rodolfo Gamiño Muñoz, Universidad Iberoamericana

Moderator
Oliver Hernández Lara , Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México

EVENT DETAILS AND REGISTRATION


Thursday 11 March 2021, 5:00 – 6:30 pm EST
Remittances in the Time of COVID-19: Assessing Impacts on Local Livelihoods in Latin America

Organizer
James Biles


Thursday 25 March 2021, 5:00 – 6:30 pm EST
Reflections on Sovereignty: Retrieving Emancipatory Politics in the Caribbean

Organizer
Laura Rivas


Wednesday 31 March 2021, 5:00 – 6:30 pm EST
LiveJLAG: Decolonizing the Production and Dissemination of Knowledge in Latin America

Organizer
Johnny Finn


Wednesday 14 April 2021, 3:30 – 5:00 pm EST
Roads in Amazonia: Perspectives from the Brazilian and Peruvian borderlands

Organizer
David Salisbury


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