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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.

Thursday, Mar 28, 2019

On Friday, March 8, the Brazil LAB hosted the Brazilian artist Adriana Varejão to discuss her original artwork and reflect on the violent histories and postcolonial identities of Brazil.

Thursday, Mar 28, 2019

The anthropologist and historian Lilia M. Schwarcz gave a talk on February 26, 2019, about art and the history of slavery, emancipation, and circulations among Africa, the Americas, the Caribbean, and Europe.

Thursday, Feb 28, 2019

On Thursday, February 21st, the Brazil LAB welcomed scholar Ronaldo Lemos to discuss technology's role in Brazil's 2018 election and new trends in tech policy. He called Brazil a "canary in the coal mine" for the impact of digital platforms on elections.

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019

On February 20, the Brazil LAB welcomed Laura Carvalho (University of São Paulo) to discuss her best-selling and provocative book Valsa Brasileira: Do Boom ao Caos Econômico (2018). Carvalho set out to uncover the genealogy of the current economic crisis that has led to the erosion of Brazilian democracy.

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019

On February 7th, the Brazil LAB hosted political scientist and social entrepreneur Miguel Lago, currently a visiting professor at Columbia University, New York. In conversation with Woodrow Wilson School Professor Stanley Katz, Lago discussed his Rio de...

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