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

VIDEO RECORDING


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

VIDEO RECORDING


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

Panelists
Alejandro Andrade, Center for In Situ Policy Research
Alejandro Canales, University of Guadalajara
Manuel Orozco, The Inter-American Dialogue

Moderator and Discussant
James Biles, The City College of New York and CUNY Graduate Center

VIDEO RECORDING


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

Panelists
Ana-Maurine Lara, University of Oregon
Sara Riva, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas
Deborah Thomas, University of Pennsylvania

Moderator
Laura Rivas, CUNY Graduate Center

VIDEO RECORDING


Wednesday 31 March 2021, 4:00 – 5:30 pm EST
LiveJLAG: Decolonizing the Production and Dissemination of Knowledge in Latin America

Panelists
Diana Vela, Norwegian University of Science and Technology and Collective of Critical Geography in Ecuador
Sofia Zaragocin, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, FLACSO – Ecuador, and Collective of Critical Geography in Ecuador
Liz Mason-Deese, Independent Scholar and Translator
Gabriela Valdivia, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Renato Emerson dos Santos, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro

Moderator
Johnny Finn, Christopher Newport University, Editor JLAG

VIDEO RECORDING


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

Panelists
Carretera Nuevo Italia-Puerto Breu
Berlin Jiribati Diques, Jefe Organización Regional AIDESEP Ucayali (ORAU)
Francisco Piyãko, Coordinador da Organização dos Povos Indígenas do Rio Juruá (OPIRJ)
Benki Piyãko, Líder Ashaninka e Fundador do Instituto Yorenka Tasorentsi
William Villacorta Portocarrero, Coordinador del Campo de Conservación Alto Amazonas

Carretera Pucallpa, Ucayali, Perú – Cruzeiro do Sul, Acre, Brasil
Miguel Scarcello, Secretario-Geral, S.O.S. Amazônia Acre
Sonaira da Silva, Professora Universidade Federal do Acre, Campus Floresta (UFAC)
Miguel Guimaraes, Presidente, Federación de las Comunidades Nativas del Ucayali y Afluentes (FECONAU)
Robert Guimaraes, Ex-Coordinador, Grupo Regional de Monitoreo de Megaproyectos de Ucayali (GRMMU)

Organizer
David Salisbury, University of Richmond

VIDEO RECORDING


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