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Social Science and Public Policy

La Guerra del Agua: Detrás de las Barricadas en Cochabamba

May 10, 2021 at 7:00pm8:15pm EDT

Virtual (See event details)

Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs

Program on Latin America and the Caribbean presents

La Guerra del Agua: Detrás de las Barricadas en Cochabamba

The Water War: Behind the Barricades in Cochabamba

You are invited to a learn about the true story of what happened during the 2000 Water War in Cochabamba, Bolivia. Through this conversation with Rocío Peñaranda Llanos and Dan Moriarty, you will learn about the reality of life in this city nestled in the Andean foothills.  We will explore the historical context that led to the uprising, the events that unfolded during the revolt and how life has changed in Cochabamba since the end of the Water War.




It is highly recommended that attendees watch the movie También la lluvia before this event. The movie is available on Netflix.




The conversation will be in Spanish.


Rocío Peñaranda Llanos

Spanish Teacher

Dan Moriarty

Catholic Missioner and Peace Advocate

Co-sponsored by the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics and the Department of Geography and the Environment

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This event was first published on March 29, 2021 and last updated on April 5, 2021.

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