News

Tuesday, Sep 15, 2020

On September 10, 2020, the Brazil LAB –– in partnership with the Graduate Program in Social Anthropology (PPGAS) of the Museu Nacional (UFRJ), the Department of Preventive Medicine of the University of São Paulo (USP) and the Institute for Health Policy Studies (IEPS) –– organized an online event on the economic and political consequences of...

Wednesday, Aug 26, 2020

The Brazil LAB and the Department of Preventative Medicine of the University of São Paulo (USP) organized a webinar on August 21, 2020, exploring the political determinants underlying the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, with a focus on Brazil and the shifting na

Monday, Jul 6, 2020

Fernando Codá Marques, a Princeton University Professor of Mathematics, has been named a 2020 Simons Investigator by the New York-based Simons Foundation.

Wednesday, Jun 3, 2020

 The Brazil LAB Advisory Board Member Flora Thomson-DeVeaux ’13 is in the news with the release of her translation of Machado de Assis’ masterpiece...

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

The Brazil LAB spring course “Amazonia, The Last Frontier: History, Culture, and Power” creatively transitioned to remote instruction after spring break due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Thursday, May 7, 2020

On May 6, the Brazil LAB hosted the timely online conversation about “Pandemic and Chaos: Where to Next, Brazil?” The event was moderated by the anthropologist João Biehl (Brazil LAB Director) and the economist Thomas Fujiwara (Brazil LAB Associate Director) and featured:

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2020

On April 22, Earth Day, the Brazil LAB hosted an online event with a stellar group of scholars and innovators to think about the new coronavirus pandemic and Amazonia’s future. The conversation was moderated by Brazil LAB's Director João Biehl and featured:

Friday, Apr 17, 2020

For the Indigenous peoples of the Amazon, Covid-19 is a radical threat, one which strikes at their worldview and mirrors the violence of predatory invaders.

Thursday, Apr 9, 2020

The renowned scholar Lilia M. Schwarcz, a Visiting Professor at Princeton and an advisory member of the Brazil LAB, reflects on the historical resonances of the coronavirus pandemic and the ways it shatters our world-making practices in Brazil and worldwide.

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