"From what was once a sleepy colony to its tumultuous experimentation with bureaucratic-authoritarian regimes, has now thrived into what is today the eighth largest economy and is projected to become the fourth largest by 2040."
The Brazil Institute is hiring a Program Assistant. The Assistant will work as the principal administrative support and research assistant to the Director of the Brazil Institute.
Wilson Center Brazil Institute Director Paulo Sotero writes, "Being the first woman to reach the presidency in Latin America's biggest nation will likely add to her burden of succeeding the most popular Brazilian leader in history."
Brazil has just sworn in its first female president, Dilma Rousseff, who follows on the heels of the ever-popular outgoing President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. Panelists at several recent Brazil Institute events speculate on the challenges and priorities of the new administration.
Azeredo da Silveira: um Depoimento (Azeredo da Silveira: A Testimony)
Undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in Brazil can apply for the Brazil Institute Spring Internship 2010. Deadline: November 15.
As Latin American nations work to combat poverty and underdevelopment, issues of environmental importance—from demographics to climate change—will come into play. Panelists discuss those trends and challenges.
Read new article by Senior Scholar Leslie Bethell in the Journal of Latin American Studies
Interview with Bryan McCann, director of the Brazilian Studies Program at Georgetown University
The Woodrow Wilson Center and the Washington Post are pleased to announce the five 2010 journalism fellows.