After a run-off between the progressive Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (PT) and the conservative Jair Bolsonaro (PL), the former was elected as Brazil’s new president. Nevertheless, the margin was minimal and in many states in the country, pro-Bolsonaro governors were elected. Such an outcome problematizes simplistic analyses that portray a forceful progressive turn and ask for a more thorough analysis of the current political situation and possible future of Brazil. Join us for a discussion with three eminent Brazilian scholars. The roundtable will be followed by drinks and a chance to meet up.
UGlobe roundtable discussion with:
Dr. Flavia Braga Vieira, Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro (UFFRJ)
Dr. Ana Lucio Britto, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ)
Dr. Carly Barboza Machado, Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro (UFFRJ)
Hosted by Prof. Martijn Oosterbaan (UU) and Dr. Abigail Friendly (UU)