Brazil: from underdevelopment to a major economic power


The Department of Latin American Studies, Faculty of Humanities, Leiden University, has the pleasure to invite you for this conference by Professor Dr. Marcos Costa Lima, from the Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil.

Professor Dr. Marcos Costa Lima is the holder of the Rui Barbosa Chair of Brazilian Studies for 2012, and, as such, is developing different academic activities during the first semester in Leiden.

The conference will take place in Snouck Hurgronje Huis, Rapenburg 61 , Leiden
on the 5th of April 2012, and starts at 4.30 P.M.

This conference will be preceded by a workshop on
Emerging Brazil in the new international context
which will start at 2 P.M. sharp, till 4. P.M.

At 5.30 drinks will be served.

The activities of the Rui Barbosa Chair of Brazilian Studies are made possible thanks to the support of:
— MInistério de Relações Exteriores do Brasil
— Continental Juice B.V.
— Petrobras Netherlands B.V.
— TAM Airlines
— TAP Portugal


Dr. Marianne L. Wiesebron
Department of Latin American Studies
Faculty of Humanities
Leiden University
P.O. Box 9515
2300 RA Leiden
the Netherlands

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