Anlässlich der bevorstehenden Wahlen in Brasilien lädt das Österreichische Lateinamerika-Institut zu einer Diskussionsveranstaltung ein. Die Veranstaltung findet auf Englisch statt.
Panel discussion: Elections in Brazil. Will Bolsonaro’s rule end?
29. September 2022 | 18:30 – 20:30 | LAI
The whole world will be watching Brazil on October 2, as 148 million eligible citizens will be called upon to elect the president and the national congress of Latin America’s largest country and economy. The incumbent president is running against the candidate of the Workers‘ Party, former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. Brazilians will not only decide on the next head of state and government, but on the future of their democracy. The discussion will bring together renowned experts to analyse the disastrous record of Bolsonaro, the possible outcome of the election and potential consequences of a renewed Lula administration.
Andreas Novy, socioeconomist, head of the Institute for Multi-Level Governance and Development (MLGD) at the Department of Socioeconomics/WU Vienna, president of the International Karl Polanyi Society (IKPS) and member of the Foundational Economy Collective.
Camila Moreno, independent researcher from Brazil and an active member of Grupo Carta de Belém/Belém Letter Group, a brazilian civil society coalition resisting the financialization of nature. Her main area of work is the interface between the greening of capitalism, climate policy and global environmental governance. Camila will be joining live from Brazil.
Edson Krenak, indigenous activist from Brazil, writer and doctoral student in the field of legal anthropology at the University of Vienna. Krenak holds a degree in linguistics and literary theory from the Federal University of São Carlos, Brazil and works as a speaker and trainer at Instituto Uka in Brazil.
Ursula Prutsch, Associate Professor for North American Cultural History at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU), Munich. Prutsch teaches US-American as well as Latin American history. She is member of the LAI and chairman of the Lateinamerikaforschung Austria (LAF Austria).
Berthold Molden teaches global history at the University of Vienna and is chairman of the Förderverein des Österreichischen Lateinamerika-Instituts.
Andrea Eberl | Austrian Latin American Institute
Ulrich Brand | University of Vienna
Europasaal | Türkenstraße 25, 1090 Vienna
Event in English, discussion contributions in German, Portuguese or Spanish can be translated consecutively.
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