Brazil Studies

2021 Feb 23

Latin America’s Energy Transition: Wind and Solar Power in Brazil

12:00pm to 1:20pm

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Speaker: Kathryn Hochstetler, Professor of International Development, London School of Economics
Discussants: Alicia Cooperman, Assistant Professor in Political Science, Texas A&M University; Eduardo Viola, Professor of International Relations, University of Brasilia
Moderated by: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann...

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2021 Feb 02

Latin American Prisons: Challenges and Opportunities from COVID-19

12:00pm to 1:20pm


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Speakers: Benjamin Lessing, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago; David Skarbek, Associate Professor in Political Science, Brown University; Marcelo Bergman, Professor of Sociology and Criminology, Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero (UNTREF)
Discussant: Jessie Bullock, PhD candidate, Harvard University
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2021 Feb 18

DRCLAS Film Series: The Dead and the Others by Renée Nader Messora and João Salaviza

6:00pm to 7:00pm


This event is virtual and will be held in Portuguese with English translation. To register click here.

Speakers: Renée Nader Messora, Filmmaker; and João Salaviza, Filmmaker
Moderated by: Ana Laura Malmaceda, PhD student in Romance Languages, Harvard University

A conversation with filmmaker Renée Nader Messora and João Salaviza on their...

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2021 Mar 10

Machine [Gun] Politics: Why Politicians Cooperate with Criminal Groups

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Speaker: Jessie Bullock, PhD Candidate in Government, Harvard University
Discussants: Ignacio Cano, Professor of Sociology, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro; Ben Lessing, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago
Moderator: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government, Harvard...

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2021 Mar 03

The Right to Your Duties: Interpersonal Responsibilities in Riverside Amazonia

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Speaker: Vinicius Furuie, Environmental Fellow, Harvard University Center for the Environment
Discussants: Mauro Almeida, Professor of Anthropology, UNICAMP; Natalie Unterstell, Director, Talanoa Think Tank
Moderator: Bruno Carvalho, Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and African and African American...

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2021 Feb 24

Affirmative Action in Graduate Studies in Brazil: Possibilities and Challenges

12:00pm to 1:20pm

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Speaker: Anna Carolina Venturini, Postdoctoral Fellow - IPP-CEBRAP
Moderator:  Jennifer Hochschild, Henry LaBarre Jayne Professor of Government and Professor of African and African American Studies, FAS
Discussants: Cristiano dos Santos Rodrigues, Professor of Political Science, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG);...

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2021 Feb 10

Urban Power: Democracy and Inequality in São Paulo and Johannesburg

12:00pm to 1:20pm

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Speaker: Ben Bradlow, Postdoctoral Fellow, Weatherhead Scholars Program, Harvard University
Moderator: Bruno Carvalho, Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and African and African American Studies
Discussant: Alisha Holland, Associate Professor of Government, Harvard University

The divergent trajectories of São Paulo...

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2020 Dec 09

Ecological Urbanism 2020 - Colaborar

9:30am to 11:00am


This event is virtual, to register click here.

Speakers: Mohsen Mostafavi, Alexander and Victoria Wiley Professor of Design and Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor; Gareth Doherty, Director of the Master in Landscape Architecture Program, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture (GSD); Marina Correia, Professor at FAU-UFRJ. Guests: Angelo Bucci, Guilherme...

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2020 Nov 24

Authoritarian Police in Democracy: Contested Security in Latin America

12:00pm to 1:20pm

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Speaker: Yanilda María González, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
Discussant: Eduardo Moncada, Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Barnard College, Columbia University
Moderated by: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, DRCLAS

In countries around the world, from the...

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2020 Oct 29

#BlackLivesMatter Across the Americas: Black Youth Organizers and the Struggle for Racial Justice

4:00pm to 5:30pm


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Speakers: Ana Belique, Movimento Reconocido (Santo Domingo); Daniela Rincón, Casa Cultural El Chontaduro (Cali); Marcelle Decothé, Instituto Marielle Franco/Favelas Na Luta/Fórum da Juventude do Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro); Mirtes Souza (mãe de Miguel Otávio) e Priscila Santana, Kilomba Collective (Brazil/USA...

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2020 Nov 12

Transnational Perspectives: COVID-19 in South America

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Speakers: Marcos Cueto, Professor of the History of Health, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (FIOCRUZ), Brazil; Lucía Dammert, Professor of International Relations at the Universidad de Santiago de Chile; María Inés Pacecca, Professor in the Department of Anthropological Sciences and researcher at the Institute of Anthropological Sciences at the Universidad de Buenos Aires
Moderated by: Gabriela Soto Laveaga, Professor of the History of Science, Antonio Madero Professor for the Study of Mexico, Co-Chair, Mexico Faculty Committee at DRCLAS, Harvard...

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