Topic: Brazil

Cardoso ’19: In Brazil’s upcoming election, nothing less than democracy is at stake

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Cardoso ’19: In Brazil’s upcoming election, nothing less than democracy is at stake

October 4, 2018 0 comments

By any metric, the past few years have not been good to liberal democracy. As Larry Diamond, a Stanford University professor of sociology who specializes in democracy, famously noted, we may be in the midst of a global “democracy recession.” 

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Cardoso ’19: Brazil’s democracy woes

January 24, 2018 0 comments

Just yesterday, a Brazilian appeals court ruled to uphold the bribery conviction of former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.

University named best in nation for Brazilian studies

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University named best in nation for Brazilian studies

November 28, 2017 0 comments

Growing up in the United States, Fernando Guimaraes ’18 was never able to connect with U.S. history like his peers.

Former President of Brazil Fernando Henrique Cardoso discussed the country’s chaotic political environment due to allegations of corruption.

University News

Cardoso delivers Ogden lecture

November 16, 2017 0 comments

“There is a crisis of representative democracy all around.”

Former President of Brazil discusses challenges of democracy, impeachment

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Former President of Brazil discusses challenges of democracy, impeachment

April 11, 2017 0 comments

Dilma Rousseff spoke on the successes and challenges of her presidency as well as Brazil’s current political climate.

Bloco da Brown drums up Afro-Brazilian beats

Arts & Culture

Bloco da Brown drums up Afro-Brazilian beats

March 8, 2017 0 comments

Mateus Picanco Lima Gomes ’18 grew up playing music in Brazil.

Politician Jean Wyllys details state of Brazilian democracy

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Politician Jean Wyllys details state of Brazilian democracy

November 8, 2016 0 comments

Jean Wyllys, Brazil’s first openly gay congressperson, spoke Monday night at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs.