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NEW DATE AND TIME - New Citizenship Rights in Latin America

Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 4:30 pm

Klein Conference Room, Room A510, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall Room 510, 66 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011

**Due to inclement weather, this event was cancelled for Wednesday, March 7. The new date is Thursday, March 8 at 4:30 PM in the Klein Conference Room at 66 West 12th Street, room 510. We apologize for any inconvenience and wish everyone a safe evening.**


The New School Observatory on Latin America (OLA) and Universidad Nacional de San Martín (UNSAM) are pleased to present, in this 7th consecutive year of the President Néstor Kirchner Fellowship, the 2017-2018 Fellows: Patricia Martinez Coral and Casandra Castorena Sánchez, who were awarded this Fellowship after demonstrating academic excellence and a commitment to public service. 

Addressing the Digital Gap in Colombia
by Patricia Martinez Coral

Ms. Martinez research focuses on the digital gap in Colombia's rural communities. She analyzes how institutional design and technological bias add to the conditions of exclusion in Colombia.

Co-Responsibilty as a Security Paradigm in Mexico
by Casandra Castorena

Ms. Castorena research in citizen security focuses on the different types of violence prevalent in Latin America and the Caribbean. She argues for a new co-responsibility paradigm in the design of public policies that address the security needs of citizens.

The Public Lecture will be introduced and moderated by Mary Watson, Executive Dean of SPE, The New School

This Fellowship is inspired by the legacy and achievements of former President Néstor Kirchner during his term as President of Argentina (2003-2007), coupled with his important work as the first Secretary General of UNASUR (2010). It focuses on the training of young leaders in South America, is organized by The Observatory on Latin America (OLA) of The New School, New York, and the Universidad Nacional de San Martín, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Since 2015 the PNK Fellowship has been expanded to all Latin American and Caribbean countries.

Presented by The New School Observatory on Latin America (OLA) and Universidad Nacional de San Martín (UNSAM).

Event Type

Lectures and Panel Discussions


General Public


Observatory on Latin America


Cities and Urbanism, Media and Technology, Humanity, Society, Social Justice, International and Global, Politics, Policy and Government


Schools of Public Engagement, Milano School of Policy, Management, and Environment


Social Justice



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