In an excellent talk on Monday, twin authors Gabriel and Aron Lesser (Brown '15) discussed the steps they took to write and publish "Piecing Together São Paulo: An Insider’s Guide to Food, History, and Culture in a Bustling Metropolis." They have developed a new model for 'non-consumptive' urban tourism that they believe can be applied to most big cities.
Wednesday, 4/29 - Thursday, 4/30 CLACS hosted a conference on the challenges of equity and distribution facing Latin America, titled "Declining Inequality in Latin America: Are the Good Times Over?". With roughly fifty dignitaries, academics, policymakers, journalists, and guests in attendance; over 2,000 people engaged online; and a potential reach of 350,000 on Twitter; the conference made a significant mark.
The Transatlantic Project at Brown is an academic initiative dedicated to research, teaching and colloquia on the cultural and intellectual history of exchange, dialogue and debates between Spain and the Americas.
Please join us Monday 3/2 for "The Legitimacy of Recuperated Enterprises in Argentina: A Moral Economy Approach," a talk by Graduate Program in Development Fellow Julián Rebón (Universidad de Buenos Aires) in the McKinney Conference Room at noon. Lunch will be provided.