Covid-19 in Brazil Today: Reckoning with the Pandemic in the Global South

Tue, Apr 7, 2020, 4:30 pm

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A conversation with Monica de Bolle, Miguel Lago, Debora Diniz, and Marcelo Medeiros. Moderated by João Biehl and Thomas Fujiwara.

Monica de Bolle is an economist and Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. She is the author of numerous books, including How to Respond to the Global Financial Crisis? Economic Policies for Brazil. She has a YouTube channel and writes for Estadão, Folha de S.Paulo and Época.

Miguel Lago is a political scientist and the Director of the Institute for Health Policy Studies (IEPS). Lago is also the co-founder of Nossas, a laboratory of activism and civic participation in Brazil.

Debora Diniz is a feminist anthropologist and Professor of Law at the University of Brasilia. She writes for El País and is the author of Zika: From the Brazilian Backlands to Global Threat.

Marcelo Medeiros is an economic sociologist at the Brazilian Institute for Applied Economic Research (IPEA). Currently a Visiting Professor at Princeton’s Program of Latin American Studies, Medeiros is the author of What Makes the Rich Rich.

João Biehl is Susan Dod Brown Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Brazil LAB as well as Co-Director of the Global Health Program at Princeton University.

Thomas Fujiwara is Associate Professor of Economics and Associate Director of the Brazil LAB at Princeton University.

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