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Brazil at the crossroads: looking beyond the current crisis

Monday, May 28, 2018 -
10:00am to 3:00pm
Radcliffe Humanities, Oxford OX2 6GG
TORCH Seminar Room

This workshop brings together senior and early-career researchers who explore diverse aspects of Brazilian society. Through their discussions and reflections on a wide range of research themes, the workshop aims at enabling multidisciplinary connections between different research topics that share a common interest in contemporary Brazil and ongoing socio-political changes in the country.

Speakers: Julia Frajtag Sauma (University of Bergen): 'Race, land and collectivity in Brazil: the Quilombo case'

Guilherme O Heurich (UCL): 'Facing the dam: indigenous territories and hydroelectric power in Brazil'

Antonia Walford (UCL): 'The planetary skin and AI for earth: Brazil and the datafication of the environment'

Andreza de Souza Santos (Oxford): 'Ethnographic perspectives on politics: A discussion about political indignation in private and public realms'

Marcio Goldman (TORCH Global South Visiting Professor and Museu Nacional, Brazil): 'Beyond identity: Anti-syncretisms and counter-miscegenations in Brazil'

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Contact name: 
Katerina Chatzikidi
Audience: 
Open to all