Public Security and Democracy in Brazil: Challenges and Opportunities

Thu, Oct 3, 2019, 4:30 pm

A Brazil LAB event with Ilona Szabó and Deborah Yashar.

Ilona Szabó is a Brazilian civic entrepreneur, co-founder and executive-director of the Igarapé Institute (a leading think-and-do-tank on security, justice and development issues in the Global South), and co-founder of the independent political movement Agora. An expert on Peace and Conflict Studies and International Development, Szabó was nominated a Young Global Leader at the World Economic Forum (2015). She is the author of the books Drugs: The Untold Stories (Drogas: As histórias que não te contaram, 2017) and Public Safety to Change the Game (Segurança Pública para Virar o Jogo, 2018).

Deborah Yashar is Professor of Politics & International Affairs.

Co-sponsored by the Program in Latin American Studies, the Department of Anthropology, and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese.

Brazil LAB 10.3 event flyer

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PLAS Lunch Lecture: Education is No Panacea: Inequality and Poverty in Brazil

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Location: 216 Aaron Burr Hall

The Poetics of an Amazonian World: Flutes, Spells, Necklaces, and Manioc

Thu, Nov 7, 2019, 4:30 pm
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On Brazilian Authoritarianism: A Book Forum with Lilia Schwarcz

Thu, Nov 21, 2019, 4:30 pm
Location: 144 Louis A. Simpson Building