Brazil Studies

DRCLAS announces Clémence Jouët-Pastré Brazil Travel Fellowship

January 19, 2020

The Clémence Jouët-Pastré Brazil Travel Fellowship is intended to enable undergraduates or graduating seniors to pursue a transformational experience in Brazil. Inspired by the memory of Clémence Jouët-Pastré, who as Senior Preceptor in Romance Languages and Literatures opened the doors for hundreds of Harvard students to study and experience Brazil, the Fellowship award can be utilized to support research, language study, volunteer work and/or independent projects spanning any field or topic. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate a deep understanding of Brazilian...

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2020 Apr 22

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Economy and Urban life in Brazil

11:00am to 12:15pm

Location: 

Zoom Webinar

This event is virtual. To register for this event, please click here.

Speakers: Edward Glaeser, Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics at Harvard University (FAS); Harvard Kennedy School (HKS);  Arminio Fraga, Founder, Gávea Investimentos; Chair, Instituto de Estudos para Políticas de Saúde (IEPS); and Jose Scheinkman, Charles and Lynn Zhang Professor of Economics at...

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2020 Apr 14

Brazil's Education Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Zoom Webinar

This event is virtual. To register for this event, please click here.

Speakers: Fernando Reimers, Ford Foundation Professor of Practice in International Education; Director, Global Education Innovation Initiatve, Harvard Graduate School of Education; Claudia Costin, Director, Center for Excellence and Innovation in Education Policies (FGV) Global Commission on the...

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2020 Apr 14

O que o coronavírus revela sobre as cidades brasileiras? Favelas e assentamentos informais, até quando?

11:30am to 12:45pm

Location: 

Zoom Webinar

Speaker: Washington Fajardo, Arquiteto e Urbanista; Harvard DRCLAS Visiting Researcher

Moderator: Philip Yang, Fundador do Urbem – Instituto de Urbanismo e Estudos para a Metrópole; Membro do Conselho Consultivo do Harvard-Brazil Office

Washington Fajardo é arquiteto e urbanista pela FAU-UFRJ ’96, e dedica-se ao desenvolvimento urbano. Autor de projetos de reabilitação, habitação social, urban design e espaços culturais. Ex-presidente do Instituto Rio Patrimônio da Humanidade (2009-2016) implementou...

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2020 Apr 08

Transparência e resposta à COVID-19 no Brasil

6:00pm to 7:15pm

Location: 

Zoom Webinar

This event is virtual. To register for this event, please click here

Speakers: Fernanda Campagnucci, Executive Director of Open Knowledge Brasil;  Manoel Galdino, Executive Director of Transparência Brasil

O Brazil Caucus, uma organização de estudantes da Harvard Kennedy School, com o apoio do David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS), convida para o debate com Fernanda Campagnucci, Diretora Executiva da...

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2018 May 18

Lown Scholars Program: Seminar with Dr. Paulo Lotufo : Brazilian Longitudinal Study of Adult Health (ELSA-Brasil)

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard School of Public Health, Building 1, 12th floor, Room 1208, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston

Speaker: Dr. Paulo Lotufo, Professor of Medicine and Director of the Center for Clinical and Epidemiologic Research at the University of São Paulo and a Lown Scholar at HSPH 

ELSA-Brasil study's analyses of noncommunicable diseases in a racially admixed population, covering racial distribution of nutritional pattern, cardiometabolic profile, renal dysfunction, mental health disorders, and less-studied conditions.

2018 Apr 27

Afrodescendants in Brazil: Talk by Jurema Werneck, Executive Director of Amnesty International Brazil

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Sever Hall 113

Join us in a conversation with Jurema Werneck, Executive Director of Amnesty International Brazil who will be discussing human rights and Afrodescendants under critical attack in Brazil and the current responses from institutions and civil society.

The event is free and open to public. First-come, first-served. The event will also be livestreamed at goo.gl/bhHPHR.

Presented in collaboration with the Afro-Latin American Research Institute at the Hutchins Center at Harvard University, the Inter-American Development Bank, the Inter-American...

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2018 Apr 16

Harvard Law Brazilian Association Legal Symposium : The Law in the 21st Century

8:30am to 6:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge

The Harvard Law Brazilian Association Legal Symposium is an annual congress designed and organized by current students and alumni of Harvard Law School from Brazil. The event will be held at Harvard, in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

We believe that the exchange of ideas is the most efficient way to address the latest social changes confronting Law scholars and practitioners, as a variety of legal problems are germane to both Brazil and the United States. Our goal is to nurture a unique opportunity for networking and learning, by bringing together high-profile speakers, who will convey...

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2018 Apr 12

The Demand for Research Information Among Brazilian Policymakers

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S050, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Gautam Rao, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Harvard University

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

What sorts of research findings do policymakers demand? What is the impact of providing them with such information? We answer these questions using experiments with mayors in Brazil.

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2018 Apr 06

The Brazil Conference at Harvard and MIT

9:00am to 6:00pm

The Brazil Conference at Harvard & MIT is an annual event held in April and is organized by the Brazilian student community in the Great Boston Area since its inception in 2015. It takes place at both Harvard and MIT and has an ultimate goal of promoting a forum including both leaders and representatives of Brazil, with a mission of unfolding innovative solutions for the country's future.

The event, initially designed in 2014 by Brazilian undergraduate students, was the culmination of a movement that wanted to bring to Boston — a city famed for educational brilliance —,...

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2018 Apr 05

Overcoming Inequalities: The Potential and Challenges of New Education Policies in Brazil

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S050, 1730 Cambridge Street

camila_pereiraSpeaker: Camila Pereira, Education Policy Director, Lemann Foundation

Moderators: Paola Uccelli, Professor, Harvard Graduate School of Education and Katherine K. Merseth, Senior Lecturer, Harvard Graduate School of Education

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