Events

    Brazil Between Reality and Fiction: Macunaíma and the Cultural Heritage of the Anthropophagy Movement

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S050, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Speaker: Sonia Netto Salomão, Professor of Portuguese and Brazilian Language and Literature, Sapienza University of Rome

    Moderator: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government, Harvard University

    The lecture illustrates the synthesis of foreign visions of Brazil and their influence on the Brazilian construction of identity best summarized in Macunaíma the novel which is a specific example of the coming together of literature history and theory. Sonia Netto Salomão has been a Full...

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    Economic Reforms and Perspectives for Brazil

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S050, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Speaker: Fabio Kanczuk, Secretary of Economic Policy, Brazilian Ministry of Finance 

    Moderator: Frances Hagopian Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government Harvard University

    Fabio Kanczuk is Electronic Engineer “Magna cum Laude” from ITA (Aeronautic Technological Institute) holds a Ph.D. in Economics from UCLA and a post-doctorate from Harvard University. His academic work was published in international journals as Journal of International Economics Review of Economic Dynamics Journal of Development...

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    Air Quality and Climate in the Central Amazon

    Speaker: Scot T. Martin, Gordon McKay Professor of Environmental Science and Engineering; Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University

    Moderator: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government, Harvard University

    Professor Martin leads a research group at Harvard University that addresses scientific problems engineering challenges and technical breakthroughs in the atmospheric sciences especially as related to the roles of particulate matter in air quality climate and atmospheric...

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