Wednesday, 03 November 2021 
I 18:00 h I Bruno-Kreisky-Saal + Online

Global crises in Latin America – and how to deal with them?

Kick-off event of the Research Network Latin America, University of Vienna

Opening:
Ulrich Brand
Head of the Research Network Latin America

Welcome:
Patrick Müller
Professor of European Studies, Centre for European Integration Research at the University of Vienna and Vienna School of International Studies
Jean-Robert Tyran
Vice Rector for Research and International Affairs, University of Vienna
Barbara Prainsack
Head of the Department of Political Science, University of Vienna
Andreas Rendl
Director of the Department for the Americas, Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs

Presentation of the Research Network Latin America:
Tobias Boos
Deputy Head of the Research Network Latin America

Presentations and discussion "Global crises in Latin America – and how to deal with them?"
Recognition of knowledge forms and political organisation: key elements for the management of a crisis
Marcela Torres Heredia
Climate Change in Latin America: Between Local Sustainabilities and Global Unequality
Johannes M. Waldmüller
Covid-19 in Latin America: Societal dynamics and everyday crisis politics up close
Isabella M. Radhuber

Comment:
Rodolfo Solano Quirós
Chancellor of the Republic of Costa Rica, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship

Moderation:
Anna Preiser
Research Network Latin America

This event will be streamed live on https://www.facebook.com/DiplomatischeAkademieWien/live. If you want to raise questions, please leave a comment on our Facebook site.

Partner: UNIVIE / FVLA