23 October 2018, 14:30 - 16:30
Blavatnik School of Government, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6GG
Open to the public
This event is free – register to attend

This event is formed of two sessions, co-hosted by the Building Integrity Programme.

Session 1: Reflections on the General Elections

In this session, panellists will consider the current political momentum in Brazil and give their views on the present situation. 


In the room:

  • Timothy Power, Professor of Latin American Politics, University of Oxford

And we will be joined remotely from Brazil by:

  • Maria Herminia Tavares de Almeida, Professor, University of Sao Paulo of International Relations and Political Science
  • Felipe Rigoni, Blavatnik School MPP alumnus and a Federal Congressman (elect) for the State of Espirito Santo
  • Tabata Amaral, a young social activist and a Federal Congresswoman (elect) for the State of São Paulo

Session 2: Research talks: A Local Government Perspective

In this session, researchers will present their technical research papers, critically discuss the methodologies adopted and propose forms of collaboration.


  • Andreza de Souza Santos, Departmental Lecturer, Latin America Centre, University of Oxford
  • André de Aquino, Associate Professor, University of São Paulo; and visiting researcher, University of Birmingham
  • André Feliciano Lino, PhD candidate, University of São Paulo and the University of Birmingham