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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.