“Why Brazil Now? A reflection on the global consequences of June 2013”
Saturday February 28th
12:00 PM, Smith Warehouse BAY 5, ( Global Brazil Lab)
This workshop aims to discuss the studies and debates surrounding the social movements and protests of the past two years in a global framework. Professor Ginzburg is particularly interested in looking at these events through the lenses of the body, the media and the law. Anyone is welcome to participate in this discussion. Please RSVP to Giulia Ricco (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you’re interested in participating. Lunch will be provided.
Professor Ginzburg is a Fulbright scholar and a prominent cultural figure in São Paulo. He is currently the Rio Branco Chair for International Studies at King’s College, London. His research includes such diverse topics as: violence, melancholy, psychoanalysis, sociology of literature, comparative contemporary literature, and authoritarianism. He is involved in several interdisciplinary projects including: the Center for the Study of Violence (NEV, Nucleo de Estudos da Violência) and the Center for the Anthropology of Law (NADIR, Nucleo de Antropologia do Direito). Among his publications are the books Crítica em Tempos de Violência ( Edusp, 2012) and Literatura, Violência e Melancolia (Autores Associados, 2013).
Thanks to the Romance Studies Department, the Global Brazil Lab @ FHI and the Franklin Humanities Institute for making this graduate student organized event happen.