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