Venezuela in Turmoil: Stakes and Possible Outcomes

Venezuela: Humanitarian Crisis and Perspectives for Change

Open to the public. Please submit any questions you have ahead of time here. Lunch is available beginning at 11:45 am, with the dialogue beginning at 12:10 pm.

Venezuela is in the midst of an existential crisis that poses serious challenges at the domestic, regional, and global levels for human rights, migration, trade, democracy, and geopolitics. In this lunch dialogue, five specialists on Venezuela from different disciplines will discuss the ramifications of this crisis with the audience. 

Javier Corrales, Dwight W. Morrow 1895 Professor of Political Science, Amherst College
Margarita López Maya, Senior Professor, Centro de Estudios para el Desarrollo, Central University of Venezuela, and former Kellogg Visiting Fellow
Francisco Monaldi, Fellow in Latin American Energy Policy, Baker Institute for Public Policy, Rice University
David Smilde, Charles A. and Leo M. Favrot Professor of Human Relations, Tulane University; Senior Fellow, Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA); and former Kellogg Visiting Fellow
Leonardo Vivas, Lecturer on International Politics, Emerson College, and Consultant, Freedom House
Moderator: Verónica Zubillaga, Professor, Universidad Simón Bolívar, Caracas, Venezuela, and Kellogg Visiting Fellow

This lunch dialog is part of the larger Kellogg conference "Venezuela: Humanitarian Crisis and Perspectives for Change," which brings together scholars to discuss factors that led to the current state of affairs and strategies for moving forward. The conference is being held beginning at 9:00 am on Friday, April 26 and ending after lunch on Saturday, April 27. Register here.

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