Past Event

The Politics of History in Brazil

October 26, 2022
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Casa Hispanica, 612 W. 116 St., New York, NY 10027 201

The Department of History, Department of Latin American and Iberian Cultures, and the Institute of Latin American Studies/ Center for Brazilian Studies at Columbia University present:

The Politics of History in Brazil 

How have those acting in the political sphere in contemporary Brazil used - and abused - the study of the past? And how have professional historians sought to intervene in politics? On the eve of Brazil’s momentous presidential election, please join us for this roundtable discussion featuring:

  • Sidney Chalhoub, Professor of History and of African and African American Studies, Harvard University

In conversation with

  • Henrique Espada Lima, Associate Professor of History, Federal University of Santa Catarina (Brazil)

A wine and cheese reception will follow. 

This event will be bilingual / Este evento será bilíngue

Please direct any inquiries to Amy Chazkel at [email protected]


Casa Hispanica, 612 W 116th Street, NY

Room 201

Wednesday, October 26th

4 pm - 6 pm


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