Brazil as a Regional Power: Views From the Hemisphere

March 12, 2010 // 8:00am3:30pm
Leslie Bethell, Brazil Institute; Achilles Zaluar, Embassy of Brazil; Andrew Hurrell, University of Oxford and New York University; Matias Spektor, Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro, and Council on Foreign Relations; Thomaz Guedes da Costa, Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, National Defense University; Dante Caputo, Former Foreign Minister of Argentina 1983/89; George Gray Molina, Princeton University; Arlene Tickner, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá; Michael Penfold, Corporación Andina de Fomento, Caracas; Olga Pellicer, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México; Arturo Cruz, INCAE Business School, Managua; Johanna Mendelson Forman, Center for Strategic & International Studies; Christopher McMullen, Department of State; Peter Hakim, Inter-American Dialogue; Riordan Roett, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University

Brazil and 'Latin America' in Historical Perspective

March 02, 2010 // 8:30am10:30am
Leslie Bethell, Senior Scholar, Brazil Institute; Eric Hershberg, Director of Latin American Studies, American University; Julia Sweig, Director for Latin American Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

Forum Brasil Luncheon 2010 at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

February 24, 2010 // 11:30am1:30pm
Augusto Wagner Padilha Martins, Vice Minister, Brazilian Presidential Special Office for Port Development

Land Use and Rural Development in the Brazilian Amazon

February 24, 2010 // 8:30am10:00am
Paulo Barreto, Senior Researcher, Amazon Institute of the People and the Environment (IMAZON); and Steve Schwartzman, Director, Tropical Forest Policy, Environmental Defense Fund

Rivers of the Amazon: Can They Be Used on a Sustainable Basis as a Source of Renewable Hydropower?

February 03, 2010 // 8:15am10:00am
Luiz Gabriel Todt de Azevedo of Construtora Norberto Odebrecht S.A discusses the effects of hydropower plant construction on the Southwestern Amazon ecosystem. Christine Pendzich comments on rainforest protection and climate change.

Book Launch: Participatory Institutions in Democratic Brazil

January 28, 2010 // 9:30am11:00am
Leonardo Avritzer, Associate Professor of Political Science at the Federal University of Minas Gerais

Obama Administration Relations With South America: A Conversation With Five U.S. Ambassadors

January 22, 2010 // 10:00am11:30am
The five ambassadors to Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay engaged in a discussion of Latin American domestic politics, foreign policy, and U.S. relations.

The Rule of Law, Economic Development, and Modernization of the State in Brazil: Lessons from Existing Experience for Policy and Practice

January 15, 2010 // 9:00am10:30am
Judith Tendler, Professor of Political Economy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Salo Vinocur Coslovsky, Assistant Professor of International Development, New York University

The Road to Rio: Cultural Diversity & Identity in Cities; Governance & Participation

January 06, 2010 // 9:00am11:00am
Moderator Richard Stren, Emeritus Professor and Former Director, Department of Political Science and Centre for Urban and Community Studies, University of Toronto; Brian English, CHF Country Director, India; Mario E Martín, Rector, CEDAC, Centro de Diseño, Arquitectura y Construcción, Tegucigalpa, Honduras; Afeefa Syeed; Senior Culture and Development Adviser, Asia and Middle East Bureaus, U.S. Agency for International Development; Brian Wampler, Professor of Political Science, Boise State University

The Cotton Case: Implications of WTO Authorized Retaliatory Measures Against the U.S.

December 14, 2009 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Philip Fox-Drummond Gough, Trade Counselor, Embassy of Brazil in Washington; Ricardo Mendes, Executive Director, Prospectiva Consultoria; Jon E. Huenemann, Principal Coordinator, Trade Policy, WTO and Market Access Practice Group, Miller & Chevalier


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