U.S.-Brazil Network announces free Boulder events

By Staff

The Center for the Study of Conflict, Collaboration and Creative Governance (3CG) at CU-Boulder will host three, free events Wednesday through April 13 as part of the U.S.-Brazil Network initiative. The events focus on environmental governance practices in Brazil.

“U.S.-Brazil Network: Bridging the Humanities and the Sciences” events are:

4 p.m. Wednesday: “Populações Tradicionais no Maranhão e a Expansão do Agronegócio,” a presentation in Portuguese Maristela Andrade, sociology professor  at the Federal University of Maranhão (UFMA). (Koelbel  S 127)

4 p.m. Thursday, April 12: “Environmental Governance Throughout Brazil: Challenges and Opportunities From the Amazon to the Atlantic Forest,” a panel presentation by Brazilian scholars from the University of São Paulo (USP), the University of Brasilia (UNB) and the National Institute for Research in the Amazon (INPA). A reception follows.  (Guggenheim 205)

4 p.m. Friday, April 13: Meeting of CU’s “Brazil Cluster,” uniting Brazilians and Brazilianists on Colorado’s Front Range with a reading by award-winning Brazilian writer Adriana Lisboa. A reception with music and food to celebrate U.S.-Brazil connections follows. (Koenig Alumni Center)

Attendance is limited at the April 13 event; please contact if you plan to attend; for more information about the events, contact her at 303-990-2349.

The events are presented by 3CG in partnership with the Center to Advance Research and Teaching in the Social Sciences (CARTSS), the President’s Fund for the Humanities, the Latin American Studies Center (LASC), the President’s Leadership Class, the Institute of Behavioral Science (IBS), the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, the Department of Anthropology, the Department of Political Science and the Geography Department.