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
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.
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