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 …
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
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.