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Tuesday, Feb 11, 2020

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. 

Monday, Jan 27, 2020

Marcelo Medeiros is one of Brazil's most renowned scholars working on inequality. He is currently a Visiting Professor in the Program in Latin American Studies and affiliated with the Brazil LAB.

Wednesday, Jan 22, 2020

A delegation of two Princeton faculty and eight graduate students of the Program in Classical Philosophy was in São Paulo from January 17 to 19, 2020, to discuss the second half of Aristotle's foundational work Categories together with faculty and graduate students from the Universidade de São Paulo (USP) and the Universidad...

Wednesday, Jan 8, 2020

We mourn the passing of the great historian Stanley J. Stein, the Walter Samuel Carpenter III Professor in Spanish Civilization and Culture, emeritus, and Professor of History, emeritus, and a most wonderful supporter and friend of the Brazil LAB.

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019

The Brazil LAB director João Biehl and the Princeton Visiting Student Rodrigo Simon de Moraes (PhD Unicamp) published an op-ed –– “O Pulo do Gato para a Amazônia” –– on the Sunday edition of Folha de S.Paulo, December 8, 2019.

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019

On Thursday, November 21st, the Brazil LAB hosted a book forum with Lilia M. Schwarcz, Professor of Anthropology at the University of São Paulo and Visiting Professor at Princeton University, with Debora Diniz and Arcadio Díaz-Quiñones as discussants. 

Monday, Nov 25, 2019

On Friday, November 8th and Saturday, November 9th, the Brazil LAB hosted a two-day workshop/oficina on Amazonian Poetics, bringing together scholars, activists, indigenous artists, translators and students from...

Thursday, Nov 21, 2019

On Thursday, November 7th, the Brazil LAB hosted Carlos Fausto, a leading Brazilian cultural and visual anthropologist and Professor at the Brazil’s Museu Nacional, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, with...

Tuesday, Nov 5, 2019

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.

Wednesday, Oct 23, 2019

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...

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