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Feb 21: Interdisciplinary Symposium

February 6, 2020

Join us at 159 George Street, room 102, on February 21st for an all-day Interdisciplinary Symposium, Political narratives and social imaginaries in Brazil: between democracy and right-wing politics.

The flyer is attached, and you can find the schedule of events posted below.

Schedule of Events

09:30am-10:00am| Light Breakfast Reception

10:00 am – 10:10 am| Welcome & Opening Remarks - Leila Lehnen (Brown University)

10:10 am – 11:20am| Lecture

Transitional Justice, Human Rights, and the Legacies of the Past - James Green (Brown University)

1:00pm – 2:45pm| Panel 1: The nation and its imaginaries

Faking Justice: Moro, Batman and the new fascism in Lísias’s Diário da Catástrofe Brasileira  - Pedro Meira Monteiro (Princeton University)

Crônica de um desastre anunciado: A retórica antidemocrática de Fernando Bonassi  - Leila Lehnen (Brown University)

The struggle for the nation: the rise of extremist-right and the war against diversity in Brazil.  - Michel Nicolau Netto and Mariana Miggiolaro Chaguri (Unicamp)

Bolsonaro President: Evangelicals and conservatism in the Brazilian crisis    - Ronaldo Almeida (Unicamp)

2:45pm – 3:00pm| Coffee-break 

3:00 pm – 4:45 pm| Panel 2: Thinking through politics, inequalities and resistances

The right-wing voter in Brazil: evidences from recent surveys Oswaldo E. Amaral (Unicamp)

From a decade of improvements to a rapid fall: an overview on gender and race inequalities in the Brazilian labor market (2003-2018)  Bárbara Geraldo de Castro (Unicamp)

Food and Social Change in Central Brazil -  Fernanda Martinelli (University of Brasília and Brown University)

Freedom and subjection: notes on the daily production of enemies in Brazil.  Nashieli Rangel Loera (Unicamp)

4:45 - 5:00pm | Coffee break

5:00pm - 6:10pm| Lecture

The Experience of Defeat: The Coup of 2016 from a Historian's Perspective  - Sidney Chalhoub  (Harvard University)

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