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Monday, Nov 23, 2020

The Brazil LAB and the Lewis Center have been organizing a series of events celebrating the centennial of the luminous Clarice Lispector.

Saturday, Nov 14, 2020

On November 5, 2020, the Brazil LAB hosted a discussion on the threats faced by Amazonia and its peoples. The discussion was spurred by the documentary film Amazonia Undercover, by the acclaimed director Estêvão Ciavatta. The film exposes the pervasive land grabbing in the Brazilian Amazon and highlights the resistance of the Munduruku...

Monday, Oct 26, 2020

Last Thursday, October 22, 2020, the Brazil LAB hosted the Brazilian environmentalist Tasso Azevedo for the timely event “Amazonia on Fire: Revealing Ecosystem Transformations and Threats with Science and Transparency”.

Friday, Oct 23, 2020

On October 15, 2020, the Brazil LAB hosted a discussion with Professor Márcia Lima (University of São Paulo and CEBRAP) and Pedro H. Ferreira de Souza (IPEA) on historical and contemporary trends of inequalities and social mobility in Brazil, especially through the lens of race and gender.

Thursday, Oct 22, 2020

On September 28th, Mauricio Acuña, Marília Librandi and their students welcomed the illustrator and professor Marcelo D'Salete.

Wednesday, Oct 7, 2020

On October 1, 2020, the Brazil LAB hosted a conversation on Bolsonaro’s Religion. The event featured Brazilian anthropologist Ronaldo de Almeida, from Unicamp and CEBRAP, and Princeton Professor Pedro Meira Monteiro as discussant.

Thursday, Sep 24, 2020

On September 19, 2020, the Brazil LAB kick started the Brazil LAB Works-in-Progress series, a forum for scholars at Princeton to share their ongoing research on Brazil.

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

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