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.
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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.
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
James Biles, City University of New York
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.
Catherine Nolin, University of Northern British Columbia
Grahame Russell, Rights Action
Rebecca Clouser, Washington University in St. Louis
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
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
Thursday 4 March 2021, 4:00 – 5:30 pm EST
Landscapes of Violence and Disappearance in Central and Southern Mexico
Orsetta Bellani, Italian independent journalist in Mexico
Nicholas Jon Crane, University of Wyoming
Rodolfo Gamiño Muñoz, Universidad Iberoamericana
Oliver Hernández Lara , Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México
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
Thursday 25 March 2021, 5:00 – 6:30 pm EST
Reflections on Sovereignty: Retrieving Emancipatory Politics in the Caribbean
Wednesday 31 March 2021, 5:00 – 6:30 pm EST
LiveJLAG: Decolonizing the Production and Dissemination of Knowledge in Latin America
Wednesday 14 April 2021, 3:30 – 5:00 pm EST
Roads in Amazonia: Perspectives from the Brazilian and Peruvian borderlands