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The Future of Brazil: Economy and Society on the Eve of the 2018 Presidential Election

Sep 20, 2018 04:30PM to 06:00PM
Location: 
Louis A. Simpson International Building
Room A71
Audience: 
Open to the Public
Sponsor: 

Organized by the Brazil LAB and PIIRS. Co-sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School, the Program in Latin American Studies, the Deparment of Spanish and Portuguese, and the Department of Anthropology.

Jailed former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has pulled out of next month’s presidential election to allow his running mate to stand in his place. As the election approaches, a panel of scholars will discuss the country’s future at Princeton University.

Speakers and moderators include:

  • Arminio Fraga *85, Economist, Co-Founder of Gávea Investments and Member of the Princeton University Board of Trustees
  • Angela Alonso, Professor of Sociology, University of São Paulo; Director, Brazilian Center of Analysis and Planning (CEBRAP)
  • Moderator: Stephen Kotkin, John P. Birkelund '52 Professor in History and International Affairs, Co-Director, Program in History and the Practice of Diplomacy, Director, Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, Princeton University
  • Moderator: João Biehl, Susan Dod Brown Professor of Anthropology, Co-Director, Program in Global Health and Health Policy, Princeton University

This event is organized by the Brazil LAB (Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies) and the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies . It is co-sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, the Program in Latin American Studies, the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, and the Department of Anthropology.  A reception will follow.

More information can be found at https://brazillab.princeton.edu/events/future-brazil-economy-and-society...