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:
On Thursday, February 6, the Brazil LAB and the Department of Anthropology hosted Aparecida Vilaça, Professor of Social Anthropology of Brazil’s Museu Nacional for the lecture ‘Forest Mathematics: Unstable Sets in Indigenous Amazonia.’ Fernando Codá Marques, Professor of Mathematics at Princeton was the discussant.
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...
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.
As part of the course Indigenous Brazil, headed by professor Marília Librandi (Department of Spanish and Portuguese), Princeton undergraduate students created a website to celebrate and educate others about Brazil's indigenous peoples.
Brazil LAB associate Hendrik Lorenz, Professor of Philosophy at Princeton, has led a wonderful workshop on Aristotle’s Categories in Princeton (January, 18-20 2019), bringing together philosophers from Brazil, Mexico and the United States.
On November 29th, the Brazil LAB hosted a discussion with Ondjaki, one of the most prominent names in the new generation of Angolan writers. He has published novels, short stories, poems and children's books.
Brazilian economist and former head of the Brazilian Central Bank, Arminio Fraga *85, returned to the Brazil LAB on November 16 to continue the discussion he began at the...