November, 2015

At the Observatory on Latin America, we are preparing for the 2015-2016 President Nestor Kirchner Fellowship winners to come to New York. During the two-week working visit, the Fellows will have the opportunity to present and advance their research within the New School community. They will have the opportunity to exchange ideas with academics, practitioners and experts in each of their fields from The New School, other universities, and institutions based in New York City.
From November 1st to 14th, 2015, the President Néstor Kirchner 2015-2016 Fellows Analía Verónica Calero and María Magdalena Bas Vilizzio will be in New York to complete his Fellowship. The two remaining 2015-2016 winners, Mónica Salmón Gómez and Laneydi Martínez Alfonso, will be in New York from February 21st to March 5th, during which they will also advance the work of their winning essays.

Analía Verónica Calero (Argentina)
BA, MA in Economics. Doctoral Candidate in Economics. Principal Analyst at the Employment and Social Protection Ministry of Economy, ­National Directorate of Macroeconomic Policy.
Essay: “Youth people and multidimensional inequality: the case of Argentina 2004-2014 in the Latin American context”.

María Magdalena Bas Vilizzio (Uruguay)
BA in Law and Social Sciences and Degree in International Relations. Master in Project Design, Management and Direction, candidate to Master in Foreign Trade. Professor at the Universidad de la República and Universidad de Montevideo. As a researcher, she studies international dispute settlement, bilateral investment treaties, integration and other topics regarding International Law.
Essay: “South America facing bilateral investment treaties: towards a return of the State in dispute settlement?”.

Mónica Salmón Gómez (México)
BA in International Relations, Masters in Social Science with a domain in International Relations and Pacific Studies. Co-­founder of “FM4 Paso Libre” civil organization. As a researcher, her projects are focused on international migration (principally migration in transit), human rights, transnational advocacy network, migration policy, international and inter­american human rights system and migration securitization.
Essay: “Transnational Advocacy Networks on Migrants in Transit through Mexico Human Rights.”

Laneydi Martínez Alfonso (Cuba)
BA in Economics, Masters in Caribbean Studies, Masters in Economics, candidate to PhD in Economics. Professor and researcher at the Center for Hemispheric and US Studies (CEHSEU).
Essay: “Latin America and the Caribbean and US in a new international economic context: changes in transmission of economic shocks”

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This program is supported by the JULIEN J. STUDLEY FOUNDATION
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