Digital Media Archive

Below is a partial compilation of digital media from events sponsored by the Katz Center. Video and audio recordings found here are available below or on the Katz Center's YouTube channel, the University's YouTube channel, and CHIASMOS, the University's International and Area Studies Multimedia Outreach Source.


Mexico & Trump: Views From Mexico

Full event video here.

 

Impunidad e incapacidad institucional debilitan al Estado mexicano: Emilio Kourí en CNN

Interview here.


México: democracia y libertades

January 27, 2016

Lecture by Carmen Aristegui, Mexican journalist.

Coverage and interview by Vocalo.
Coverage by Radio La Nueva República.
Interview by El BeiSMan.
Interview by WBEZ.
Q & A from the lecture and here.
Excerpt from the lecture here.
Interview by Hoy.
Review by UChicago Student here.
Full recording of conference, courtesy of El BeiSMan.

 

Human Rights in Mexico

February 25, 2015

Discussion with Alejandra Ancheita, Executive Director of PRODESC, and Professor Emilio Kourí discussed Mexico's current state of human rights.   Watch here.
 

Listen to WBEZ's Worldview interview with Alejandra Ancheita here.
 

Cesar Chavez, Man, Myth and Legacy

October 20, 2014

Miriam Pawel's Mexican Studies Seminar recorded via CAN TV:
Link: http://youtu.be/DDh34Wm_SNw


Mexico Opens Energy Sector to Investors

August 28, 2014
Professor Emilio Kourí discussed Mexico's new rules on energy investments on WBEZ's World View.    Listen here.


Latin American History at UChicago: The Katzworth Years

May 3 - 4, 2013
A conference to reflect on the legacy of John Coatsworth and Friedrich Katz
Watch here.


The Economics and Politics of Drugs and Violence in Mexico

March 1, 2011
A discussion with Gerardo Esquivel, Tinker Visiting Professor at the University of Chicago and professor of economics at El Colegio de México, and Eduardo Guerrero, policy consultant at Lantia Consultores


Audio Compilation: México, su Revolución y su Historia

2010
Recordings of a series of interviews of Professor Friedrich Katz by Claudio Lomnitz, discussing the Mexican revolution in contemporary historical context
Listen here
.


Revolution and Exile in Mexican History: Homage to Friedrich Katz (1927-2010)

November 4, 2010
A book presentation and remembrance


Mexico’s Recent Road to Stability

October 20, 2010
Lecture by Manuel Sánchez, Deputy Governor of the Bank of México


The Informal Economy in Mexico

May 6, 2010
Lecture by Santiago Levy, Inter-American Development Bank


Mexican Oil and Gas Policies

March 4, 2009
Lecture by Adrian Lajous, President of Petrométrica, SC
Watch or listen here.


Indigenous Rights: The Case of Chiapas

May 21, 2007
Lecture by Jorge Fernandez-Souza, magistrate judge and professor of law at the Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana
Watch or listen here.


The Modern Human Rights Movement in Mexico

May 17, 2007
Lecture by Marieclaire Acosta, Organization of American-States, co-founder Academia Mexicana de Derechos Humanos, and founder Comisión Méxicana para la Promoción y Defensa de los Derechos Humanos
Watch or listen here.


Labor Rights: The Case of Ciudad Juárez

May 3, 2007
A discussion with Bertha Lujan, Secretaria del Trabajo, Gobierno “legitimo” de México (de Andrés Manuel López Obrador), former controlora, Cd. de México (2000-2006), and lead organizer of Frente Auténtico del Trabajo
Watch or listen here.


Mexico’s 2006 Elections and the Fragility of Democratic Institutions

November 13, 2006
Lecture by Francois Prud’homme, El Colegio de México


Mexico’s 2006 Elections and the Challenges for the New Government

November 2, 2006
Lecture by Maria Amparo Casar, Centro de Invetigación y Docencia Económicas, A.C.


Right vs. Left & the Newborn Mexican Democracy: Can the Three Survive?

October 16, 2006
Lecture by Lorenzo Meyer, El Colegio de México
Watch or listen here.


NAFTA and Mexico, Ten Years Later

January 13, 2005
Lecture by Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas, founder of the Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD)


Mexico: Problems of a New Democracy

October 21, 2004
Lecture by Jésus Silva-Herzog Márquez, professor of law, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM)


Consolidating Democracy in Mexico

April 23-24, 2004
Keynote address by Jose Woldenberg, former president of the Federal Electoral Institute



Panel featuring Jacqueline Peschard, former member of the Federal Electoral Institute; Lorenzo Meyer, El Colegio de Mexico; and Jorge Chabat, Centro de Investigacion y Docencia Economica
Watch or listen here.