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

Speaker(s): 

Solidarity and Activism When Democracy Fails

Fri, Feb 28, 2020, 12:00 pm
Location: 144 Louis A. Simpson Building

“When the Africans Hid Themselves”: The 1857 Strike in Bahia

Thu, Mar 5, 2020, 4:30 pm
Location: A71 Louis A. Simpson Building

The Silenced Body: A Conversation about Afro-Brazilian Art and the African Diaspora

Thu, Mar 12, 2020, 4:30 pm
Location: 144 Louis A. Simpson

Amazon Uncovered: A Documentary Film by Estevão Ciavatta

Tue, Mar 31, 2020, 4:30 pm
Location: 106 McCormick

Clarice Lispector, 100 years

Fri, Apr 10, 2020, 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: Hearst Theater, Lewis Art Center

Carcerality in Luso-Afro-Brazilian Histories

Fri, Apr 24, 2020, 3:00 pm
Location: 144 Louis A. Simpson