Experiencing the World Fellowships - Reports from the Field

Uncoordinated Health Networks: Exploring Gaps in Healthcare for Mexico City Garbage Dump Dwellers

Francesca Patti ’19 (economics)

On Tuesday, July 18…

At only my second update, I can hardly believe I have one week left in my nearly six-week stretch. Looking back, I had a varied experience marked with the raw honesty, warmth, and suffering of the people in the basurero; adventures exploring Mexico’s vibrant culture, meaningful interviews, the monotony of endless transcribing, uncertainty and frustration with a new language and societal norms, loneliness, and the relief of new friends. All in all, I am struck with the privilege I have been undeservedly blessed with, particularly in contrast to the poverties borne by people like those in the dump, who lack even the most basic necessities. (more...)

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February 21
Lynching and the Politics of State Formation in POst-Revolutionary Puebla (1930-1950)
Working Groups, Peace, Conflict, Crime & Violence Workshop
Gema Santamaría

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February 22
The Art of Political Murder: Who Killed Bishop Gerardi?
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Francisco Goldman

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February 23 to February 24
2018 Human Development Conference
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Abigail Midlige, Tommy Emmet
February 23
The Curious Case of Political Liberalization: A Step to Democratization or an Authoritarian Survival Strategy?
Working Groups, Comparative Politics Workshop
M. Tahir Kilavuz