Brazil Studies

2017 Sep 21

Economic Reforms and Perspectives for Brazil

12:00pm to 2:00pm

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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2017 Sep 14

Air Quality and Climate in the Central Amazon

12:00pm to 2:00pm

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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2019 May 07

Amazonia and Our Planetary Futures: A Conference on Climate Change

Tue - Wed, May 7 to May 8, 9:30am - 12:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium (S010), 1730 Cambridge Street

Climate change is one of the most important long-term threats for the future of our societies. Solutions are complex, depending not only on engineering and policy, but also on imagination and public will towards alternative forms of inhabiting the planet. Latin America, home to the largest rainforest areas in the world, is both at risk of environmental catastrophe and a key region in which models for thriving bioeconomies based on rainforests can evolve. This symposium will bring together experts and leaders from the US and Latin America to discuss the past, present and future of...

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2019 May 03

Frontiers of Clientelism: Linking the Micro and the Macro

9:00am to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S030, 1730 Cambridge Street

Panels will discuss: Clientelism, Linkages and Party Organization, Political Competition, Linkage Strategies, Political Economy

Please note: this event is by invitation only. Please contact Horacio Larreguy (hlarreguy@fas.harvard.edu) if interested.

Presented in collaboration with the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs

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2019 Apr 30

Arts and Science Workshop Series: The Archive of the Iberian Slave Trade: Death, Value and Historical Ethics

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

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Speaker: Anna More, Professor, Universidade de Brasília

Moderator: Mariano Siskind, Professor, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

The sixteenth- and seventeenth-century slave trade was predominantly Iberian, with the Portuguese controlling much of...

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2019 Apr 25

A Conversation on Poetry and Gender with Angélica Freitas and Glória Sofia

12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

Freitas & MonteiroAngélica Freitas (Pelotas, Brazil, 1973) is the author of two books of poetry, Rilke shake (Phoneme Press), translated by Hilary Kaplan and winner of the Best Translated Book Award and of the National Translation Award in 2016, and Um útero é do tamanho de um punho...

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2019 Apr 24

Including the Periphery: Expanding the Public Sphere through São Paulo's Literature Periférica

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S050, 1730 Cambridge Street

Carter Topic ImageSpeaker: Kacey Carter, PhD Candidate, Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University

Moderator: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government at Harvard University and the Faculty Chair of the Brazil Studies Program

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