Lunch Briefing

Tuesday 30 May 2017, 12:30 - 13:30

Inequalities in Brazil

Graziella Moraes Silva, Assistant Professor, Anthropology and Sociology of Development

Auditorium A1B
Maison de la paix, Geneva

Brazil is commonly described as one of the most unequal countries in the world. Nevertheless, in recent decades, Brazil has also made headlines for innovations in poverty reduction and in recognising ethno-racial differences. This lunch briefing analyses the impact of these innovations in changing historical trends of inequality, as well as their intended and unintended consequences.

Prof_GMSilva.jpg   Graziella Moraes Silva joined the Graduate Institute in Fall 2016 as Assistant Professor in Anthropology and Sociology of Development.  Between 2011 and 2016 she was at the Department of Sociology of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil and is still affiliated to the Graduate Programme in Sociology and Anthropology (PPGSA) and to the Interdisciplinary Network for the Study of Inequality (NIED) at the same university.


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