Keynote presentation by Monica Benício at the symposium: "Burning Issues: The Environment, Human Rights, and Democracy in Bolsonaro’s Brazil"

Join us in a three-session symposium on "The Environment, Human Rights, and Democracy in Bolsonaro’s Brazil". The annual symposium is organized by the University of Oklahoma's Department of International and Area Studies in the David L. Boren College of International Studies, and co-sponsored this year by the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Arizona.
 
FEB. 26  -  MAR. 5  -  MAR. 12
at 9am (Arizona time)
 

Keynote presentations:

  • Feb. 26: ELOY TERENA
    Terena is the first indigenous lawyer to argue — and win — a case before the Brazilian Supreme Court. He will be speaking about the environment.
  • Mar. 5: MONICA BENÍCIO
    Benício is the widow of Marielle Franco — a Rio de Janeiro Congresswoman tragically assassinated in 2018 — and will be discussing human rights. In 2020, she was elected to the Rio City Council.
  • Mar 12: KENNEDY ALENCAR
    Alencar is a journalist who directed the BBC documentary What Happened to Brazil?. He will close the symposium speaker series by tackling the subject of democracy. 
 

When

9 a.m. Friday

Where

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