Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

The State of Democracy in Brazil

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

McKinney Conference Room

What is the current state of democracy in Brazil? What are the implications of the recent assassination of Rio de Janeiro City Councilwoman Marielle Franco and the imprisonment of former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva? What are the perspectives for the upcoming presidential and congressional elections in October? Join us in a panel discussion and open debate about the current situation in Brazil and diverse assessments about the country’s immediate future.

Panelists include:

Iman Musa Jadallah, Brown ‘21
André Pagliarini, History graduate student
Geri Augusto, Associate Professor of International & Public Affairs and Africana Studies

Moderator: Sidney Chalhoub, Professor of History and of African and African American Studies, Harvard

Brazil Initiative