Upheaval in Chile

Gabriel Boric

Title Conditional: Upheaval in Chile
Monday, February 10, 2020
Time: 3:00 pm | 575 McCone Hall

A protest in Santiago, Chile, October 2019. (Photo by Carlos Figueroa.)
Gabriel Boric explains the upcoming plebiscite on whether to re-write the constitution of Chile. (Photo by Nico Novoa-Marchat - www.sdpaudiovisual.com)

Gabriel Boric is a representative from the XII Region in Chile (Magallanes and Chilean Antarctica). He was elected to Congress in 2013, when he was 27 years old, and reelected in 2017. He served as president of the Student Federation at the Universidad de Chile (FECH), and is now a member of the newly-formed political party Convergencia Social.

This event will be in English.

Please write to clas@berkeley.edu to confirm your attendance. Use "Gabriel Boric 3pm Conversation" as the subject of the email.


Boric on the UC Berkeley campus with Professor Harley Shaiken, Chair of the Center for Latin American Studies. (Photo by Julia Byrd.)

Boric on the UC Berkeley campus with Professor Harley Shaiken, Chair of the Center for Latin American Studies. (Photo by Julia Byrd.)

Professor Shaiken shows the Free Speech Monument in Sproul Plaza to Boric and his companions, Irina Karamos and Felipe Valenzuela. (Photo by Julia Byrd.)

Professor Shaiken shows the Free Speech Monument in Sproul Plaza to Boric and his companions, Irina Karamos and Felipe Valenzuela. (Photo by Julia Byrd.) 

The room is packed as Professor Shaiken introduces Boric to the audience. (Photo by Julia Byrd.)

The room is packed as Professor Shaiken introduces Boric to the audience. (Photo by Julia Byrd.)

Boric and Professor Shaiken listen intently to an audience question, (Photo by Nico Novoa-Marchat - www.sdpaudiovisual.com)

Boric and Professor Shaiken listen intently to an audience question. (Photo by Nico Novoa-Marchat - www.sdpaudiovisual.com)

Garrett Brown, a lecturer at UC Berkeley's School of Public Health, asks Boric a question. (Photo by Nico Novoa-Marchat - www.sdpaudiovisual.com)

Garrett Brown, a lecturer at UC Berkeley's School of Public Health, asks Boric a question. (Photo by Nico Novoa-Marchat - www.sdpaudiovisual.com)

Boric discusses current issues in Chile with attendees after the event. (Photo by Lili Siri Spira.)

Boric discusses current issues in Chile with attendees after the event. (Photo by Lili Siri Spira.)

Boric discusses the recent protests in Chile with academics and professionals at a current events lunch at CLAS. (Photo by Julia Byrd.)

Boric discusses the recent protests in Chile with academics and professionals at a current events lunch at CLAS. (Photo by Julia Byrd.)

AT the current events lunch, Boric talks with Cynthia Gorney, Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Journalism at UC Berkeley. (Photo by Julia Byrd.)

AT the current events lunch, Boric talks with Cynthia Gorney, Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Journalism at UC Berkeley. (Photo by Julia Byrd.)

A protest in Santiago, Chile, October 2019. (Photo by Carlos Figueroa.)
A protest in Santiago, Chile, October 2019. (Photo by Carlos Figueroa.)