Radicalized Brazil | Now What?

Thu, Sep 19, 2019, 4:30 pm

A Brazil LAB event with Laura Carvalho, Celso Rocha de Barros, and João Biehl.

Laura Carvalho is Professor of Economics at the University of São Paulo. Carvalho’s best-selling book Valsa Brasileira explores how the Brazilian economy took a drastic downward turn during the last few years. She is currently a columnist for the Brazilian newspaper Folha de São Paulo. 

Celso Rocha de Barros is a sociologist and analyst for the Brazilian Central Bank. He holds a degree in Political Science from the State University of Campinas (Unicamp) and a PhD in Sociology from Oxford University. Barros is also a columnist for Folha de São Paulo.

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

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

Reception to follow

Flyer 9.19

 

Speaker(s): 

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

Wed, Oct 23, 2019, 12:00 pm
Location: 216 Aaron Burr Hall

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

Thu, Nov 7, 2019, 4:30 pm
Location: 219 Aaron Burr Hall

On Brazilian Authoritarianism: A Book Forum with Lilia Schwarcz

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