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Book Launch: Brazil: A Century of Change

March 24, 2009 // 11:00am1:00pm
Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro Co-editor, Professor of Political Science, University of São Paulo, and former secretary of state for human rights for Brazil; and Jerry Dávila Author of Foreword, and Interim Director, Latin American Studies Program and Associate Professor of History, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
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V Symposium on International Trade

February 20, 2009 // 7:30am11:30am
Minister Carlos Henrique M. Abreu e Silva, Embassy of Brazil in Washington; Aluisio de Lima-Campos, Chairman, ABCI Institute; Lytha Spíndola, Executive Secretary, Brazil's Chamber of Foreign Trade (CAMEX);Jeffrey J. Schott, Senior Fellow of Peterson Institute for International Economics;William R. Cline, Senior Fellow of Peterson Institute for International Economics;Otaviano Canuto, Vice President for Countries, Inter-American Development Bank; Counselor Pompeu Andreucci Neto, Embassy of Brazil in Washington, D.C.; Andrew W. Shoyer, Sidley Austin LLP; J. Nicole Bivens Collinson, Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A.; John R. Magnus, Miller & Chevalier; Brad Figel,Global Director of Government Relations, Nike Inc.; Gregory Harrington, Arnold & Porter LLP; and Jose Raul Perales, Senior Program Associate, Latin American Program

Forum Brasil Luncheon with Ambassador Antonio Aguiar Patriota

February 05, 2009 // 11:30am1:00pm
This event is organized by the Brazil-U.S. Business Council and will be held at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Antonio Aguiar Patriota , Brazil's Embassy in Washington, D.C.

Education in Brazil: Success Stories from Pernambuco and São Paulo

February 03, 2009 // 9:00am11:00am
Norman Gall, executive director, Fernand Braudel Institute; Patricia Mota Guedes, Coordinator of Education Projects, Fernand Braudel Institute
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Prospects for Brazil-US Relations in the New American Administration

December 05, 2008 // 7:45am5:00pm
Lee H. Hamilton, President and Director, Woodrow Wilson Center; Antonio de Aguiar Patriota, Brazil's Ambassador to the US; Clifford Sobel, US Ambassador to Brazil; Nelson Jobim, Brazil's Minister of Defense; Thomas Pickering, Vice Chairman, Hills & Company; Blairo Maggi, Governor, State of Mato Grosso; John J. Danilovich, CEO, Millennium Challenge Corporation; Rubens Barbosa, President, Superior Council of Foreign Trade, FIESP; Anthony Harrington, President and CEO, Stonebridge International; Jon Huenemann, Principal for the International Department, Miller & Chevalier; Marcio Zimmermann, Brazil's Deputy Minister of Mines and Energy; Antonio Barros de Castro, Counselor to the President, National Bank of Economic and Social Development; Thomas A. Shannon, Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere; Marcel Biato, Deputy International Affairs Adviser to President Lula; Riordan Roett, Fulbright Scholar, Director of Western Hemisphere Studies, SAIS at John Hopkins University; Matias Spektor, Professor of International Relations, Fundação Getúlio Vargas (invited); Carlos Pio, Fulbright Scholar, Professor of Political Economy, University of Brasilia; Leslie Bethell, Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Agribusiness and Sustainability in Brazil

December 04, 2008 // 7:45am12:00pm
Blairo Maggi, Governor of Mato Grosso; Ricardo Arioli, President, Mato Grosso Association of Soybean Producers (Aprosoja); Rui Prado, President, Mato Grosso Farm Bureau (FAMATO); John Carter, Director, Aliança da Terra; Annie Petsonk, International Counsel, Environment Defense Fund's Climate & Air Program; Thomas Lovejoy, Biodiversity Chair, Heinz Center; Mark London, Lawyer at London & Mead and author of The Last Forest

Biotechnology, Medicine and Innovation

November 21, 2008 // 7:30am10:00am
Collins Jones, Scientific Advisor and Instructor, BioTech Primer Inc.; Kent Hughes, Director, program on Science, Technology, America and the Global Economy (STAGE), Woodrow Wilson Center; Michael Ryan, Director, Creative and Innovative Economy Center, George Washington University Law School
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Political Outlook in Brazil after 2008 Municipal Elections and Global Financial Crisis

November 10, 2008 // 8:00am10:00am
David Fleischer, Professor Emeritus, Institute of Political Science, University of Brasília; Christopher Garman, Director, Latin America, Eurasia Group; and Luiz Pereira da Silva, Senior Advisor to the World Bank and former International Secretary of Brazil's Finance and Planning Ministries; Stanley Gacek, Associate Director, International Department, AFL-CIO; Michael Shifter, Vice President for Policy, Inter-American Dialogue; and Paulo Sotero, Director, Brazil Institute

New Challenges of Constitutional Adjudication in Brazil

October 24, 2008 // 3:30pm5:30pm
Featuring Minister Gilmar Mendes, President of the Federal Supreme Court of Brazil; Introduction and Comments by Judge Peter J. Messitte, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland; Welcome Remarks by Paulo Sotero, Director of the Brazil Institute

Literature in the Amazon

September 15, 2008 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Márcio Souza author of The Emperor of the Amazon and Mad Maria; Lúcia Sá, visiting professor of literature; University of Manchester, England; and Regina Igel, professor of Portuguese and Brazilian literature; University of Maryland

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