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Affirmative Actions: Boundaries of Recognition In the Face of Whiteness

October 3, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us for a talk with speaker João Daniel Daibes Resque, doctorate candidate in Law at Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro.

This event is part of the Brazil Research Seminar Series.

João Daniel will present part of his dissertation’s research, which aims to identify some specific effects of affirmative action in the High Education System of Brazil. The research is based on the central idea that affirmative action is one of the most important policies already created to deal with the problem of racism. It states that affirmative action policies focus on improving opportunities for groups of people, like some minorities, ensuring racial diversity in education, making justice with whom have been historically excluded in Brazilian society.

João Daniel Daibes Resque is a doctorate candidate in Law at Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), Master in Law from the Federal University of Pará (2014), Bachelor in Law from the Federal University of Pará (2010), Lawyer (OAB / PA 16.474), and Professor at the Law School of the University Center of the State of Pará (CESUPA), where he teaches Constitutional Law and General Constitutional Theory. Mr. Resque has experience in the area of Law, with emphasis on Human Rights, Constitutional Law and Social Rights. His research areas are: Theories of Justice, Human Rights, Social Inclusion, Affirmative Actions, Rights of Minorities and Vulnerable Groups.

Our seminar series is held at Columbia, in the International Affairs Building, 420 West 118th Street, Room 802. We will begin each session at 1:00 pm.


October 3, 2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


802 International Affairs Building
420W 118th Street
New York, NY 10027 United States