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Rousseff’s Uphill Battle to Revive Brazil’s Economy: What Brazilians Think of the President’s New Austerity Plan

February 11, 2015 // 10:00am11:30am
On February 11th, the Brazil Institute will convene a group of experts to review President Rousseff's new austerity plan and discuss national perceptions of her economic measures.
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The Changing Direction of Brazil's Economic Policy

December 08, 2014 // 3:30pm5:30pm
On Monday, December 8, the Brazil Institute convened a panel of experts to analyze implications and prospects of Rousseff's second term economic strategy.
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The Resilience Beat: Reporting on Climate, Population, and Health

December 03, 2014 // 3:00pm5:00pm
In his 2007 best-seller, 'The World Without Us,' Alan Weisman explored what would happen to the planet if the human race suddenly vanished – the gradual deterioration of the built environment, the geologic fossilization of our everyday stuff, and the ecological processes that would rebound and thrive without continual and growing human pressure.
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Solutions for Sustainability and Resilience in a Constantly Changing World

November 19, 2014 // 3:00pm5:00pm
In the past few years, natural and manmade disasters including Superstorm Sandy, the Fukushima nuclear meltdown, and the Boston Marathon bombing have highlighted the growing need for communities and societies to be resilient in the face of unexpected and constantly changing challenges. Join us, the Rockefeller Foundation, Thomas Lovejoy of the UN Foundation, and select authors to discuss how urban communities and industrial enterprises can “survive, adapt, and flourish in the face of turbulent change and uncertainty.”

FAPESP Week 2014: California

November 17, 2014 // 8:30amNovember 21, 2014 // 5:05pm
FAPESP Week 2014: California will explore the partnerships between Brazilian and U.S. scientists and will be hosted by University of California, Berkeley and University of California, Davis.

Brazil’s New Administration: A Post Election Discussion

October 30, 2014 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Given the dynamic nature of the upcoming elections and the developments that are bound to occur with a new administration, we are looking forward to what is sure to be an engaging discussion with distinguished panelists and invited guests, from experts on Brazil’s political and economic conditions to authorities on the nation’s private sector relationships.
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FAPESP-U.S. Collaborative Research on the Amazon

October 28, 2014 // 8:30am5:30pm
The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and the United States Department of Energy Office of Science, in partnership with the Wilson Center's Brazil Institute, held an all-day symposium on collaborative research projects led by scientists in the state of São Paulo, Brazil and in the U.S., targeting the discovery of new science about the Amazon.
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Brazil’s Presidential Election: An Early Assessment of the Outcome and its Political, Economic and Foreign Policy Implications

October 27, 2014 // 2:00pm3:30pm
Join the Brazil Institute as we discuss the results of the October 26 presidential runoff election and its implications for Brazil.
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The Future of Food, Climate, and the Natural World: A Conversation With Jonathan Foley

October 22, 2014 // 3:00pm5:00pm
On Wednesday, October 22, the Managing Our Planet series will sit down with newly appointed Executive Director of the California Academy of Sciences Executive Director, Jonathan Foley.
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Africa's Stalled Fertility Transition: Causes, Cures, and Consequences?

October 15, 2014 // 1:00pm3:00pm
“Sub-Saharan Africa’s young people are in effect the global labor force of the future,” says Wilson Center Fellow Jack Goldstone. “Whether they are productive, how large that cohort turns out to be, whether they find work or not, is going to have a bearing, I think, on all of us.”

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