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June 2022

April 2022

February 2022

Guest Lecture by Jun.-Prof. Rosa Lehmann

Guest lecture by Jun.-Prof. Rosa Lehmann in the master's seminar “Migration across the Americas” by Jun.-Prof. Dr. Soldedad Álvarez Velasco: Climate Change, Extractivism and the Multiplication of Displacement across the Americas

Guest lecture by Prof. Dr. Alcides Velásquez

Guest lecture: Understanding social media political expression and participation among minority immigrant groups. Guest speaker: Prof. Dr. Alcides Velásquez (University of Kansas, Lawrence, US)

During his presentation he will discuss a proposed theoretical model to explain political expression on social media and political participation among members of the Latinx population in the U.S., using concepts from media and communication studies theories.

December 2021

Dr. Olga Ivanova (Universidad de Salamanca)

Dr. Olga Ivanova (Universidad de Salamanca) will conduct her project “Discourse particles and ageing: discourse processing and pragmatic competence in senescence” at the HCIAS from Dec. 2021 to Jan. 2022. The research stay is funded by the DAAD Research Stays for University Academics and Scientists 2021 program.

International Virtual Academic Collaboration: “Communication and Society in Ibero-America – CS@Ibero-America", supported by the DAAD

The goal of this project is to support the advantageous usage of digital media in order to expand the possibilities for collaborative work between university partners and further together develop sustainable formats supporting future-oriented teaching. The HCIAS is partnered on this project with the Universidad de Chile and the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, which are drawing upon structures set in place by the Heidelberg Center Latin America (HCLA) in Santiago de Chile, an excellence center for the promotion of cooperative projects. CS@Ibero-America is developing collaborative learning formats for international students which are complemented by Blended Mobility, a new model for mobility. The knowledge gained by teachers and students alike will be saved to and further developed on a hybrid exchange platform according to Community of Practice standards.

July 2021

Diplomatic Visit by the Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba

Diplomatic Visit. On July 6, the Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba His Excellency Mr. Ramón Ripoll Días and the Embassy Counselor for Science and Technology María Milagros Franco Suárez were guests at Heidelberg University in Germany. They were received in the university's In Bel Étage by Prof. Dr. Marc-Philippe Weller (Vice-rector for International Affairs), Prof. Dr. Francisco Moreno-Fernández (Director of the HCIAS) as well as by Dr. Astrid Wind (Executive Director of the Heidelberg Graduate School for Humanities and Social Sciences HGGS) and Prof. Dr. Mora (HGGS Projekt Nord-Nord-Süd). 

May 2021

Education in Latin America: Global trends and challenges

by Andreas Schleicher, Director for Education and Skills, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

Faktoren der Anschlusskommunikation

Presentation by HCIAS Junior Professor Dr. Pablo Porten-Cheé as part of the lecture series "Aktuelle Fragen der Sprach- und Translationswissenschaft", Institute for Translation and Interpreting.