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Tuesday, Nov 5, 2019

On Thursday, October 3rd, the Brazil LAB hosted Ilona Szabó, a leading Brazilian social entrepreneur specializing in public security and drug policy, to discuss "Public Security and Democracy in Brazil: Challenges and Opportunities," with professor Marcelo Medeiros as discussant.

Wednesday, Oct 23, 2019

The conference “Amazonian Leapfrogging: Long-term Vision for Safeguarding the Amazon for Brazil and the Planet” took place at Princeton Oct. 17-18 and offered an opportunity for multiple stakeholders and Princeton scholars to discuss an alternative vision for the Brazilian Amazon, which is threatened by illegal deforestation, fires and...

Wednesday, Oct 2, 2019

On Tuesday, September 24th, the Brazil LAB welcomed literary breakout star Geovani Martins to campus.

Monday, Sep 30, 2019

On Thursday, September 19, the Brazil LAB hosted two outstanding Brazilian public intellectuals, economist Laura Carvalho, Professor of Economics at the University of São Paulo (USP) and columnist for Folha de São Paulo, and political commentator Celso Rocha de Barros, sociologist and analyst at the Brazilian Central...

Thursday, Sep 12, 2019

The Brazilian filmmaker and friend of the Brazil LAB Estevão Ciavatta gave a testimony on the perils facing Amazonia today. During a visit to the Munduruku indigenous community by the Tapajós River, Ciavatta presented and discussed his documentary film Amazonia: Anonymous Society

Monday, May 20, 2019

On March 14th, exactly a year after her assassination, the Brazil LAB organized a tribute to councilwoman and political activist Marielle Franco, known for defending women’s rights and black, LGBT+ and favela communities in Rio de Janeiro.

Monday, May 13, 2019

On April 30th, the Brazil LAB hosted a creative conversation between sociologists Elisa Klüger (CEBRAP/Princeton), Rogério Barbosa (USP/Columbia), and ...

Thursday, Apr 25, 2019

On April 16th, the Brazil LAB welcomed José Goldemberg, renowned Professor Emeritus at USP and former Minister of Science and Technology, Minister of Education, and Secretary of the Environment for the state of São Paulo.

Tuesday, Apr 9, 2019

On April 4th, the Brazil LAB hosted Arminio Fraga, an honored friend and Princeton trustee, to share insights about Brazil's economic history and present-day challenges.

Wednesday, Apr 3, 2019

On Tuesday, March 26th, the Brazil LAB hosted a book forum with Marília Librandi, Visiting Professor of Princeton's Department of Spanish and Portuguese.

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