goal of Brazil in Berkeley is to encourage
the study and research of Brazilian politics and culture
at Berkeley and in the Bay Area. In addition to the public
forum, which includes lectures, conferences and cultural
activities, CLAS hosts the Rio
Branco Visiting Chair of Brazil. These activities
have resulted in a transnational
working network of Brazilianists.
"Brazil: The Economy, Trade and U.S. Relations"
Roberto Abdenur will discuss the current state of the
Brazilian economy as well as its political and trade
relationship with the United States.
Abdenur is the Brazilian Ambassador to the United States.
A career diplomat, he was Secretary-General of External
Relations from 1993 to 1995 and has served as Ambassador
to Austria, Germany, China and Ecuador. He is an experienced
negotiator in economic and political forums and has a
unique knowledge of Brazil’s complexity and the
challenges it faces.
March 9, 5:00 pm
Lounge, Women’s Faculty Club (map)
of the event