A timely symposium on Brazil to promote understanding of this nation's vibrant culture and unique history: http://www.gresham.ac.uk/ lectures-and-events/brazil-order-and-progress-questions-and-answers
Professor Pallares-Burke, speaking as an academic and as a native Brazilian, gives a unique insight into how Brazilians see themselves. Drawing on culture, history and media, sh weaves a compelling picture of a people quite unlike any other.
The symposium will look at the country's rapidly developing economy and place in the world in the context of its history, geography and politics. Current events and issues will be considered at a time when attention has been focused on the country through the World Cup and the Olympics.
The transcript and downloadable versions of the lecture are available from the Gresham College website: http://www.gresham.ac.uk/ lectures-and-events/brazil-order-and-progress-questions-and-answers
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