Brazil

  • Founded
    1976
  • Seminar Number
    557

Recently completed field studies and research from primary sources on Brazil constitute the main interest of this seminar. Brazilian, U.S. and other visiting scholars participate, contributing their interpretations of recent events. Portuguese may be spoken whenever convenient.


Co-Chairs
Professor Diana Brown
dbrown@bard.edu

Professor John F. Collins
john.collins@qc.cuny.edu

Professor Sidney M. Greenfield
sidneygreenfield@gmail.com

Professor Vania Penha-Lopes
vaniapenha-lopes@bloomfield.edu

Rapporteur
Gabriel Moura Queiroz
gm2717@columbia.edu


Meeting dates and locations are subject to change. Please confirm details with the seminar rapporteur.

 

Welcome

Meetings

09/14/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:15 PM
The Outlook for the Brazilian Economy: What went so wrong? What can be done about it?
Thomas Trebat, Columbia University Global Center in Brazil
Abstract




10/19/2017 802 International Affairs Building, Columbia University
7:15 PM
Understanding Institutional Dimensions of Criminal Justice in the Control of Crime
Claudio Beato Junior, Federal University of Minas Gerais and Columbia University
Abstract




11/16/2017 802 International Affairs Building, Columbia University
7:15 PM
When is a Kickback Like Fulfilling a Vow to a Saint: Religion, Traditional Culture and Corruption in Brazil
Sid Greenfield, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee




12/14/2017 802 International Affairs Building, Columbia University
7:15 PM
Liberal Democracy and Advanced Oligarchy in Brazil and Beyond
José Maurício Domingues, State University of Rio de Janeiro and New York University




02/15/2018 802 International Affairs Building, Columbia University
7:15 PM
TBA
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03/22/2018 802 International Affairs Building, Columbia University
7:15 PM
TBA
Maya Mayblin, University of Edinburgh




04/19/2018 802 International Affairs Building, Columbia University
7:15 PM
TBA
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05/10/2018 802 International Affairs Building, Columbia University
7:15 PM
TBA
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