Tuesday 26 September 7:30pm
During a Brazil Initiative roundtable titled "Country at a Crossroads: A Roundtable on Brazilian Politics," three Brazilian scholars will comment on the current political situation in Brazil and offer their perspectives on the country's future. Hosted by the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, the discussion will be moderated by Brazil Initiative Director James N. Green. Speakers include Vera Paiva, a visiting professor in the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS); Dr. Cláudio Beato, a professor in the Departments of Sociology and Anthropology at the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais; and Abner Sótenos, who worked with the State Commission for Truth of Rio de Janeiro and has researched grassroots movements in contemporary Brazilian history, changes in political regimes and other topics. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Watson Institute, Joukowsky Forum, 111 Thayer St.