Brazil

2017 Feb 16

Security and Development Seminar: Inequality, Crime, and Development in Latin America

4:30pm to 5:45pm

Location: 

Perkins Room (R-415), 4th Floor Rubenstein, Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge

Speakers: Joao Pinho de Mello, Lemann Visiting Scholar at the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Rodrigo R. Soares is Lemann Professor of Brazilian Public Policy and International and Public Affairs, Filipe R. Campante is Associate Professor of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, and Emily Owens is an Associate Professor in the Department of Criminology, Law, and Society at the University of California, Irvine

2017 Apr 05

Brazil Studies Program: Military dictatorship and political repression in Brazil in the 1960s and 1970s

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-50, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Mariana Joffily, Professor, Department of History, State University of Santa Catarina

Moderator: Sidney Chalhoub, Professor, Department of History, Harvard University

The 1964 military coup in Brazil was perpetrated in the name of democracy. Yet the authoritarian rule created a significant repressive apparatus to remove opponents and critics, regarded as “internal enemies”. This talk proposes an inside look at the logic and strategy of the political repression.

2017 Apr 28

Bate-Papo (Portuguese conversation practice)

3:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-216, 1730 Cambridge Street

Practice your Portuguese and discuss Brazil and other Portuguese-speaking countries and cultures at this informal round table.  Everyone is welcome!

bate-papo

For more information: Everton Vargas da Costa, edacosta@fas.harvard.edu

 

2017 Mar 31

Bate-Papo (Portuguese conversation practice)

3:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-216, 1730 Cambridge Street

Practice your Portuguese and discuss Brazil and other Portuguese-speaking countries and cultures at this informal round table.  Everyone is welcome!

bate-papo

For more information: Everton Vargas da Costa, edacosta@fas.harvard.edu

 

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