Brazil

Jorge I. Domínguez

Jorge I. Domínguez

Vice-Provost for International Affairs, Harvard University
Antonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico, Dept of Government (FAS)

Co-Chair, Cuban Studies Program

Professor Jorge I. Domínguez continues to work on Cuba’s domestic and international politics and economics. With… Read more about Jorge I. Domínguez

Room K216, CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
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2017 Apr 11

A Better Use of Our Courts: a Brazilian Experience in Dispute System Design for the Public Sector

12:15pm to 1:45pm

Location: 

WCC 2009 Classroom, Harvard Law School 1563 Massachusetts Avenue

Speaker: Justice, José Antônio Dias Toffoli, Brazilian Supreme Court

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Justice José Antônio Dias Toffoli was named to the Brazilian Supreme Court by former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva: one of the youngest justices to ever serve on on Brazil's… Read more about A Better Use of Our Courts: a Brazilian Experience in Dispute System Design for the Public Sector

2017 Apr 10

Hispanic Cultures Seminar: The Legacy of Lygia Clark's Structuring of the Self

12:00pm

Location: 

Barker Center, Nebel Room 359

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Lygia Clark (1920–1988) was a leading abstract artist at the forefront of the Neoconcrete movement in Brazil. She developed her artistic practice by increasingly experimenting with sensory experience, leading to her Objetos sensoriais (Sensorial objects). These objects—often made of modest and everyday materials such as… Read more about Hispanic Cultures Seminar: The Legacy of Lygia Clark's Structuring of the Self

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

Led by Thomas Abt, Senior Research Fellow at CID, and Joao Manoel Pinho… Read more about Security and Development Seminar: Inequality, Crime, and Development in Latin America

2017 May 04

Brazil Studies Program: Brazilian Response to HIV/AIDS: Accomplishments and Challenges

12:30pm

Location: 

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Building 1,12th Floor, Room 1208

Speaker: Aluisio Segurado, Chairman, International Relations Committee, University of São Paulo Medical School

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Aluísio C. Segurado is a Full Professor in the Department of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, FMUSP. He was a Visiting Research Fellow in the Program of International… Read more about Brazil Studies Program: Brazilian Response to HIV/AIDS: Accomplishments and Challenges

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.

Mariana Joffily is Professor of History at the State… Read more about Brazil Studies Program: Military dictatorship and political repression in Brazil in the 1960s and 1970s

2017 Jan 31

Tuesday Seminar Series: Crisis in Brazil

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-250, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speakers: Scott Mainwaring, Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor, Harvard University and

 Fernando Bizzarro Neto, Ph.D. student, Government Department, Harvard University 

Moderator: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government, Department of Government, Harvard University

This presentation will focus on the economic and political crisis and the corruption scandals in Brazil. In the 2000s, Brazilians and world opinion viewed Brazil as being on a highly promising trajectory. In recent years, the country has endured a grinding… Read more about Tuesday Seminar Series: Crisis in Brazil

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