The Rise and Fall of the Brazilian Economy

Wed, Feb 20, 2019, 12:00 pm

Laura Carvalho, one of Brazil’s most prominent economists, will discuss her new book A Valsa Brasileira, exploring how the Brazilian economy took a drastic turn downwards during the last few years. Carvalho is a Professor of Economics at the University of São Paulo and a columnist for the Brazilian newspaper Folha de São Paulo. 

Discussant: Marcelo Medeiros (Brazilian Economic Sociologist and Senior Researcher at the Institute for Applied Economic Research and Visiting Fellow at the Brazil LAB).

RSVP to Carole Dopp by Monday, 2/18:

Laura Carvalho Flyer


Solidarity and Activism When Democracy Fails

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Location: 144 Louis A. Simpson Building

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

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Location: A71 Louis A. Simpson Building

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

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Location: 144 Louis A. Simpson

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Clarice Lispector, 100 years

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Location: 144 Louis A. Simpson