King’s Brazil Institute 2011-12 Seminar Season : Until 13th December, London

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For its 2011/12 Seminar Series, King’s Brazil Institute has invited a range of speakers to talk about a number of Brazil-related subjects. A full list of these talks is available on the King’s Brazil institute website.

11 October – 13 December 2011

King’s Brazil Institute, King’s College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS

Seminar Series 2011-12

For its 2011/12 Seminar Series, King’s Brazil Institute has invited a range of speakers to talk about a number of Brazil-related subjects. Anyone wishing to attend can just turn up – there’s no need to book in advance – but as space is limited it’s a good idea to arrive early.

The format is a talk followed by a Q&A and wine.

Tuesday 11 October 2011

Patrick Wilcken Amnesty International

Brazil’s Human Rights Record: Aspirations and Realities

Time: 18:00-20:00 (previously 17:00-19:00)

Venue: Old Committee Room, 2nd Floor, King’s Building, Strand Campus, WC2R 2LS

Thursday 24 November 2011

Prof Rhys Jenkins International Development, University of East Anglia

Is Chinese Competition Causing De-Industrialisation in Brazil?

Time: 18:00-20:00 (previously 17:00-19:00)

Venue: Council Room, 2nd Floor, King’s Building, Strand Campus, WC2R 2LS 

Thursday 1 December 2011 (changed from 25 Oct)

Olivia Sheringham International Migration Institute, University of Oxford

Thanks to London and to God: Living Religion Transnationally Among Brazilian Migrants in London and ‘Back Home’ in Brazil

Time 18:00-20:00  (previously 17:00-19:00)

Venue: S3.05, 3rd Floor, Strand Building, Strand Campus, WC2R 2LS 

Tuesday 6 December 2011

Dr Jan Hoffman French Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of Richmond, Virginia, US

Punishing Police Impunity: Racial Insult and Remedy in Brazil

Time: 18:00-20:00 (previously 17:00-19:00)

Venue: Old Committee Room, 2nd Floor, King’s Building, Strand Campus, WC2R 2LS 

Tuesday 13 December 2011 (changed from 6 Dec)

Dr Daniel Stone Independent scholar 

Candomblé, Culture and Politics: Afro-Brazilian Religion in Brazilian Writing of the 1930s

Time: 18:00-20:00 (previously 17:00-19:00)

Venue: Council Room, 2nd Floor, King’s Building, Strand Campus, WC2R 2LS 

Seminars in Spring 2012

Forthcoming speakers in the Spring term include Professor Leslie Bethell (Visiting Professor at King’s); Professor Maria Hermínia Tavares de Almeida(International Relations, University of São Paulo); Dr Sahra Gibbon (Social Anthropology, University College London); Dr Paulo Martins (Classics, University of São Paulo); and Professor Richard Williams (Art History, Edinburgh University).

More details will be made available when they are known.

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