Brazilian Studies Programme Annual Conference

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Brazilian Studies Programme Annual Conference
Informal Practices in Brazil: Exclusion and Privilege


9:00 – 9:15
Opening Remarks

9:15 – 10:30
Keynote address (45 min):
Brodwyn Fischer, University of  Chicago
Q&A (30 min)

10:30 – 11:00
Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:30
Panel 1: The place of informality: locating informal practices in growing cities and shrinking economies

Chair: David Doyle, University of Oxford
Andreza Aruska de Souza Santos, University of Oxford
Martijn Oosterbaan, University of Utrecht
Marie Kolling, DIIS
Martijn Koster, Radboud University

12:30 – 13:45
Lunch Break

13:45 – 15:30
Panel 2: Imagining justice: selective punishments and omissions.

Discussant: Leigh Payne, University of Oxford
Corentin Cohen, University of Oxford
Jacob Blanc, University of Edinburgh
Octavio Ferraz, KCL
Ezequiel Gonzales Ocantos, University of Oxford

15:30 – 15:45
Coffee Break

15:45 – 17:00
Panel 3: Politics and self-censorship

Discussant: Timothy Power
Mariana Borges, University of Oxford
Bruno Bolognesi, UFPR
Rebeca Abers, UnB
Alex Shankland, IDS

17:00 – 18:30
Panel 4: Round-table
Informality in a changing political-economic system in Brazil
Moderator: Andreza A de Souza Santos, University of Oxford
Timothy Power, University of Oxford
Flavia Biroli, UnB
Mariana Batista, UFPE
Gabriel Ulyssea, University of Oxford


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