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Brazil’s Leap from the BRICS to Economic and Political Turmoil

Jun 22, 2016 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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Evening Reception

Dr. Barry Ames
Andrew Mellon Professor of Comparative Politics
University of Pittsburgh

Bar Marco, 2216 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Once considered a key emerging market in the global economy, Brazil is now making international headlines with cases of corruption and scandal. The country currently faces a political and economic crisis, and possible impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff, who has been forced to step down as the investigation proceedings begin.

Join us for a timely update on the current economic and political situation, and what this all means for Brazil’s future.

amesDr. Barry Ames is the Andrew Mellon Professor of Comparative Politics at the University of Pittsburgh. His early work focuses on institutions in Latin America, especially in Brazil; more recent work concentrates on the relationship between social context and political behavior, and on the study of state-level bureaucracies. He is the author of two major monographs, as well as many articles in political science journals.


Members: $25
Non-Members: $30

5:30-6:00 p.m. Networking Reception
6:00-7:30 p.m. Lecture and Q&A Discussion

Light appetizers will be served. Registration is required.

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This event is held in partnership with the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Pittsburgh

Registration is now closed. For information, please call 412-281-7970.

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