Events

Economic Policy and Prospects for Reform under a Second Lula Administration

November 01, 2006 // 2:00pm4:00pm
Otaviano Canuto, Executive Director for Brazil, World Bank; Paulo Leme, Chief Economist, Goldman Sachs Latin America

Brazil's Foreign Relations with South America

October 24, 2006 // 3:00pm5:00pm
With Monica Herz, Institute of International Relations, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro;Kenneth Maxwell, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University; and Peter Hakim, Inter-American Dialogue
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Outcome of Brazil's General Elections

October 06, 2006 // 10:00am12:00pm
Video of this event is now available. With Aline Machado, TV Camara; Jeffrey Cason, Middlebury College; Ted Goertzel, Rutgers University; Alexander Kazan, Bear Stearns

Brazilian Perspectives of the United States

September 18, 2006 // 10:00am1:00pm
This event marks the official launching of the American Studies Project, an initiative by the Brazilian Embassy in Washington, with the support of the Brazil Institute of the Woodrow Wilson Center, aimed at strengthening and deepening the field of American Studies in Brazil.
Webcast

Brazil's 2006 Presidential Elections

September 15, 2006 // 12:30pm5:00pm
Video of this event is now available. On October 1, Brazilians head to the polls for their presidential election. Public surveys predict President Luiz Inácio "Lula" da Silva winning reelection by a large margin. This two-part seminar will evaluate Lula's term in office and analyze contemporary developments to explain what this means for Brazil, its relations with the United States, and how this fits into the rise of the "New Left" in Latin America.

Higher Education in Brazil: Responding to the Global Challenges of the 21st Century

July 24, 2006 // 12:00pm1:30pm
With Elizabeth Balbachevsky, Woodrow Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar and Associate Professor of Political Science, Universidade de São Paulo. Commentary by William K. Cummings, Professor of International Education, George Washington University

Brazil's President as Working Class Raposa (Fox): Understanding Lula the Politician

May 10, 2006 // 1:30pm3:00pm
With John D. French, Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow and Associate Professor of History, Duke UniversityComment by: Margaret Keck, The Johns Hopkins University; Sérgio Dávila, Folha de São Paulo

Urban Crime and Violence in Brazil: Combating Citizens' Sense of Insecurity

April 28, 2006 // 9:00am11:30am
Claudio Beato, Director, Center for Crime and Public Safety Studies, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil; Bernice Van Bronkhorst, Urban Social Specialist, Latin America and Caribbean Region, the World Bank; Luis Bitencourt, Professor, Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, National Defense University; Commentator, John D French, Associate Professor of History, Duke University

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