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Monday, Jul 6, 2020

Fernando Codá Marques, a Princeton University Professor of Mathematics, has been named a 2020 Simons Investigator by the New York-based Simons Foundation.

Wednesday, Jun 3, 2020

 The Brazil LAB Advisory Board Member Flora Thomson-DeVeaux ’13 is in the news with the release of her translation of Machado de Assis’ masterpiece...

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

The Brazil LAB spring course “Amazonia, The Last Frontier: History, Culture, and Power” creatively transitioned to remote instruction after spring break due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Thursday, May 7, 2020

On May 6, the Brazil LAB hosted the timely online conversation about “Pandemic and Chaos: Where to Next, Brazil?” The event was moderated by the anthropologist João Biehl (Brazil LAB Director) and the economist Thomas Fujiwara (Brazil LAB Associate Director) and featured:

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2020

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:

Friday, Apr 17, 2020

For the Indigenous peoples of the Amazon, Covid-19 is a radical threat, one which strikes at their worldview and mirrors the violence of predatory invaders.

Thursday, Apr 9, 2020

The renowned scholar Lilia M. Schwarcz, a Visiting Professor at Princeton and an advisory member of the Brazil LAB, reflects on the historical resonances of the coronavirus pandemic and the ways it shatters our world-making practices in Brazil and worldwide.

Wednesday, Apr 8, 2020

Life as we knew it has been dramatically altered since the start of the coronavirus pandemic that has spread throughout the world. On April 7th, the Brazil LAB hosted its first online event with a wonderful group of social scientists, focusing on the impact of Covid-19 in Brazil.

Tuesday, Mar 24, 2020

The Brazil LAB is following closely the developments of the covid-19 pandemic in Brazil. Members of our wonderful community have been participating in the public debate about the increasingly difficult situation. 

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