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Between guns and soy: Jair Bolsonaro's authoritarianism in Brazil

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Forelæsning — Sustainability Science Centre and the Centre for Latin American Studies (CLAS), presents a sustainability lecture on 5 October 2021, with Sabrina Fernandes, a sociologist and ecosocialist activist from Brazil.


Date & Time:

15A.0.13, Karen Blixens Vej 8, 2300 København

Hosted by:
Sustainability Science Centre and the Centre for Latin American Studies (CLAS)



At this lecture Sabrina Fernandes will talk about the current situation in Brazil, which has undergone great political turmoil, from the coup against Dilma Rousseff to the wrongful conviction of Lula to the election of the far-right Jair Bolsonaro. In less than a year, Bolsonaro has implemented cuts in social spending and rights while strengthening the elites across the board.

Sabrina Fernandes has a doctorate with specialization in political economy at Carleton University (Canada). She is a post-doctoral research fellow at International Research Group on Authoritarianism and Counter-Strategies (irgac.org), in the Sociology Department at the University of Brasilia, and has just terminated a semester at Vienna University as Senior Research Fellow. She is a leading reference on eco-socialism and part of the steering committee of the Global Ecosocialist Network.

The moderator of the lecture is Associate Professor of Brazilian Studies, Georg Walter Wink, Director of Centre for Latin American Studies (CLAS) in the Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies (ENGEROM) at the University of Copenhagen.

Admission is free, but registration is necessary.

Read more about the event at: https://sustainability.ku.dk/lectures-congresses/nextlecture/sabrina-fernandes/