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James N. Green

A Brazilian Film Festival: Porquê?

October 14, 2014

Ramon Stern, program coordinator of the Brazil Initiative, talks about CineBrasil 2014, a film festival that  takes place this Wednesday through Friday, October 15-17.

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In the Washington Post, James Green, professor of history and faculty fellow at the Watson Institute highlights the need to reflect on the past in order to prepare for the future in Brazil.

April 2, 2014

James Green, professor of history and brazilian studies and director of the Brazil Initiative, comments on Brazil's preparations to mark the 50th anniversary this week of the 1964 coup that brought the military to power. “People are reflecting on the past and teaching a new generation of Brazilians about the dictatorship,” said Green. 

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Green testifies at São Paulo Truth Commission

December 6, 2013

James N. Green, professor of history and faculty fellow at the Institute, testified before the  São Paulo Truth Commission on November 26, explaining how systematic torture of oppositionists by the Brazilian military regime created a climate of fear and paranoia.

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