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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...

Tuesday, Feb 5, 2019

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.

Monday, Jan 28, 2019

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.

Thursday, Jan 10, 2019

Two Brazilian scholars and friends of the Brazil LAB were in the news recently voicing concerns over the environmental policies of Brazil's new president, Jair Bolsonaro.

Friday, Dec 14, 2018

On November 30th, the Brazil LAB hosted an event on the history of enslavement in Princeton and Brazil, with over fifty people from the larger Princeton community in attendance.
 

Thursday, Dec 6, 2018

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. 

Friday, Nov 23, 2018

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...

Wednesday, Nov 21, 2018

On November 15, the Brazil LAB hosted "A Sense of Brazil" as part of the International Education Week at Princeton. Brazilian artist and friend of the LAB, Marcelo Noah, entertained the crowd with a diverse array of Brazilian classics.

Monday, Nov 19, 2018

On November 13th, the Brazil LAB hosted a discussion on the influence of religion--specifically the evangelical churches--and violence on Brazilian politics. The talk featured theologian, minister, and human rights activist Ronilso Pacheco and lawyer Juliana...

Monday, Nov 12, 2018

On November 8th, the Brazil LAB hosted a book release and discussion of Brazil: A Biography with award-winning author Lilia Schwarcz.

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