OLA is a research and practice center at The New School University in New York, that fosters public debates on the processes of social reform occurring in Latin America.

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March 2019

Conference: Social Inequality and the Educational System in Paraguay

March 22, 2019 @ 12:00 am
Dorothy Hirshon Suite, Arnhold Hall, room I205, 55 West 13th Street
Manhattan, NY 10011 United States
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Conference by Prof. Luis Ortíz. Presentation by Alberto Minujín. Activity open to the public.

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April 2019

CONFERENCE | PARAGUAY: A 30-YEAR OLD DEMOCRACY, PROGRESS AND CHALLENGES

April 10, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Room A712, Orozco Room, The New School, 66 W 12th St
New York, NY 10011 United States
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Public Conference | Speakers: Luis Ortiz, Susana Sottoli and Javier Uriarte. Place: 66 West 12th Street, room A712, Orozco room, The New School, New York

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CONFERENCE: BOTTOM-UP URBAN POLICIES IN BRAZIL · NABIL BONDUKI’S RESEARCH AND PRACTICE

April 18, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Dorothy Hirshon Suite, Arnhold Hall, room I205, 55 West 13th Street
Manhattan, NY 10011 United States
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Public Lecture by Nabil Bonduki: Professor Bonduki is a Brazilian architect, town planner, university professor, and politician. He is Full Professor of Urban Planning at the University of São Paulo and Visiting Professor at the University of California, Berkeley. He has served in the São Paulo City Council (2001-2004 and 2013-2016). Bonduki played a key role in the drafting of the Strategic Master Plan of São Paulo in 2002 and 2014. He was Municipal Secretary of Culture of São Paulo,…

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August 2019

Conference: Bottom-up urban policies in Brazil: Nabil Bonduki’s research and practice

August 25, 2019 @ 12:00 am

PUBLIC LECTURE BY: Nabil Bonduki, Brazilian urbanist, former São Paulo City Council member. Place: 55 West 13th Street, Hirshon Suite, The New School, New York

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September 2019

Book Presentation: Facing Risk: New Urban Resilience Practices in Latin America

September 12, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Klein Conference Room | The New School, 66 West 12th Street, room 510
New York, NY United States
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Facing Risk provides answers to some dilemmas faced by the sustainable development agenda established by the international community.

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Book Presentation: Facing Risk: New Urban Resilience Practices in Latin America

September 22, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
University Center | The New School, 63 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 11217 United States
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Facing Risk provides answers to some dilemmas faced by the sustainable development agenda established by the international community.

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October 2019

Book Presentation: Urban Policy in Latin America: Towards the Sustainable Development Goals?

October 16, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Klein Conference Room | The New School, 66 West 12th Street, room 510
New York, NY United States
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This book evaluates the impact of 20 years of urban policies in six Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Mexico. It argues that evaluating the fulfillment of past commitments is essential for framing and meeting the new commitments that were taken in Habitat III over the next 20 years.

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November 2019

How Process Affects Outcomes: Slum upgrading in Buenos Aires

November 5, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Wolff Conference Room, 6 East 16th Street
New York, NY United States
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The Housing Authority of the City of Buenos Aires (Instituto de Vivienda de la Ciudad, IVC) has launched an innovative slum upgrading program which uses participation as an instrument to achieve socio-economic integration and to reduce inequality. The following questions will be discussed: Which are the costs and benefits of participation? How process-projects can contribute to reducing social exclusion? What are the conditions to enable sustainability?

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“Calle K”, documentary screening and discussion with filmmakers

November 22, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
University Center | The New School, 63 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 11217 United States
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Screening and discussion with filmmakers of a documentary that looks at the transformation over time of an illegal squatter settlement.

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December 2019

Brazil 2020: Politics and Economics

December 11, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dorothy Hirshon Suite, Arnhold Hall, room I205, 55 West 13th Street
Manhattan, NY 10011 United States
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Dr. Barbosa will discuss Brazil’s current political and economic challenges, a discussion that becomes relevant in a time where political changes, and demands for equality and transparency have sparked across Latin America.

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Since 2006, we have hosted more than 150 events with over 6,000 attendees. This agenda has helped OLA become a recognized platform for the dissemination and discussion of Latin American ideas to an international audience in New York, as well as an active collaborator with universities and civil society organizations across the region.

PROGRAMS

Latin America on the Move

Events and public debates in New York in which Latin American leaders offer their views about the processes of social change in their countries and the region.

DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT

Site for multi-disciplinary and trans-national research and practice in issues of social and urban development.

New Urban PRACTICES

Fosters reflection and knowledge about new urban practices that go beyond disciplinary silos by focusing on integral solutions that tackle economic, social and environmental issues jointly.

Cuba Program

Platform for research and academic engagement with the processes of economic, social and environmental change underway in Cuba.

 

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