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Brazilian research colloquium

Brazilian Studies Research Colloquium

Brazilian Studies Research Colloquium To start December with a great event, Brazil Studies hosted a wonderful research colloquium on Friday. Along with a joint lunch where everyone brought a delicious dish, we had the priviledge to listen to the following presentations: Clarissa Martins (Universidade Federal de São Carlos) – “In between: development, indigenous rights and

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Annual EHJustice conference

Third Annual EHJustice Conference

On 3 November Georg Fischer from the GS Brazilian Studies program was joined by artist Silvia Noronha, anthropologist/writer Camila de Caux and sociologist Tereza Ventura to present a panel titled “Memory, grief, and transformation in Brazil’s Iron Quadrangle: How to imagine post-extractivist worlds in a zone of sacrifice?” at the conference “Transformative Connections: Building Diverse Relations for a Just Green Transition” at Aalborg University, Campus Copenhagen

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Tereza Ventura Brazil Studies Lecture

Guest Lecture: Memory Activism

On November 1st, Tereza Ventura from Universidade Estadual do Rio de Janeiro joined us to give a lecture on her work, titled “Memory activism and the deconstruction of the justice system: ‘no body, no law, no crime’”. She discussed the legal and societal implications of state violence, exemplified with the activism from the mothers against state violence. Thank you, Tereza, for your thought-provoking talk.

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Brazil Week 2023 Opening Event: Danish-Brazilian Relations – Past, Present And Future

This year, the Brazilian Studies program revived an old tradition and organized a “Brazil Week” featuring various events on Brazilian culture and politics. With the Brazil Week from 17-21 April 2023, we aimed to invite people within the university, as well as from civil society and the Brazilian community in and around Aarhus, to engage in conversation and increase Brazil’s visibility in the region.

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