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Ruth Cardoso Professor

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In 2009, CAPES, FAPESP, Columbia University and the Fulbright Commission established a new visiting professorship for Brazilian scholars in honor of the former Brazilian First Lady and renowned sociologist Ruth Cardoso.

Professor Marcelo Ridenti visits us from the Department of Sociology at Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp). His research is about the cultural Cold War in the internationalization of Brazilian artists and intellectuals.

His many publications include Brasilidade revolucionária – um século de cultura e política (Unesp, 2010)Em busca do povo brasileiro: artistas da revolução (Record, 2000; 2e. rev. ed. Unesp, 2014), O fantasma da revolução brasileira (Unesp, 1993, 2e. rev. ed. 2010), História do Marxismo no Brasil, vols. 5 and 6 (Unicamp, 2007, with Daniel Aarão Reis); A ditadura que mudou o Brasil (Zahar, 2014, with Rodrigo Motta and Daniel A. Reis), L’intellectuel, l’État et la Nation – Brésil-Amérique Latine-Europe (L’Harmattan, 2006, with Elide Rugai Bastos and Denis Rolland).