Convener: Tim Power
On 23 February 2018, the Brazilian Studies Programme will host a workshop on “Rethinking Brazilian Politics: New Directions in Research”. The event, which will be held in the Pavilion Room at St Antony’s, will begin with the launch of a new book by David Samuels (University of Minnesota) and Cesar Zucco Jr. (FGV Rio) on partisanship in Brazil. Participants will then debate 5 new research papers based on the 8th Wave of the Brazilian Legislative Survey (BLS) conducted in mid-2017. The day will conclude with a roundtable on scenarios for Brazil as it emerges from recession in the crucial election year of 2018.