Colombia's 2021 Protests: Where is the country heading to?

Event Start Date: May 13, 2021 5:00 PM
Event End Date: May 13, 2021 7:00 PM


Virtual Conversatorio with Colombian Scholars
Thursday, May 13 | 5:00-7:00 pm ET

During the last two weeks, Colombia has been in the middle of an intense social upheaval and a growing humanitarian crisis, with massive mobilizations and widespread violence.

We invite you to join this virtual Conversatorio via Zoom with Colombian scholars from the University of Florida and the Center for Latin American Studies, who will discuss root causes and probable outcomes of this turbulent moment. The event will conclude with an open conversation with anyone from the public who would like to participate. 

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  • Pilar Useche, PhD.
    Associate Professor, Food Resource Economics and Center for Latin American Studies
  • Juliana Restrepo Sanin, PhD.
    Assistant Professor, Political Science
  • Juan David Rojas
    LAS Master's student, Center for Latin American Studies


  • Dr. Carlos de la Torre
    Director, Center for Latin American Studies