Kaneff Tower 626
2:00 – 4:00 pm
• Why did the Workers’ Party lose the presidential electionsof 2018?
• Why and how did the new right led by Bolsonaro win those elections?
• Who is he and what does he stand for? What policies has he pursued and what can we expect in the future?
• Who forms his social base? and what are the weaknesses and strengths of the opposition to his government?
Anna Saggiaro Garcia is a Professor of International Relations, Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro. PhD in International Relations at PUC-Rio and MA in Political Science, Free University of Berlin, Germany. Visiting researcher in Politics at York University during PhD studies in 2009 (under supervision of Leo Panitch). Associate with Institute of Alternative Policies for the Southern Cone (PACS), Rio de Janeiro. Research in International Political Economy, BRICS, Brazilian investments Latin America and Africa, social struggles in the mining sector, especially concerning Vale mining corporation. Co-editor, ‘BRICS, an Anti-Capitalist Critique’ (Haymarket) with Patrick Bond.