Cogut visiting professor of Latin American studies and social psychologist from the Universidade de Sao Paulo Vera Paiva will discuss terror and state violence in Brazil. Her talk will cover the Memory and Truth Commission created by former President Dilma Rousseff; the Hospital Colônia de Barbacena/Minas Gerais, which has been compared to a concentration camp; and the torture and imprisonment of young Brazilians forced to open their territory to agribusiness. Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute, 111 Thayer Street.
Vera Paiva – Torture and Missing People: A Never-ending Story in Brazil
When: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm