Bringing Latin America's Best to Berkeley

April 19: Celso Amorim, who spent 9 years as Brazil's Minister of Foreign Affairs and 3 as Minister of Defense, on his country's role in the world.

Friday Aug 25: Grammy-nominee Mestre Moraes on capoeira, music, and rhythm.

April 21: Trump from the Mexican Perspective: Mexican journalist Carmen Aristegui speaks on Trump and Mexico (in Spanish with translation.)

Tuesday, Sept 12: Photographer David Bacon on his latest work "In the Fields of the North."

Spring 2017 Highlights


CLAS on YouTube

René Davids speaks on Latin American cities. (Photo by CLAS Staff.)René Davids on geography, topography, and Latin American cities

U.S.-Mexico Futures Forum

Rufino Tamayo's Human Rights Trilogy, logo of the U.S.-Mexico Futures Forum.A collaboration between CLAS and ITAM in Mexico City, the Forum brings together scholars and leaders working to bridge the gaps between the two countries. 

From the CLAS Blog

Solar panels in Chile. (Photo by Rainer Lippert.)Berkeley's Steve Weissman on Latin America and renewable energy