Brazil in Crisis with Dr Vinicius de Carvalho and Misha Glenny


Jerwood Kiln

07/10/2017 16:15 - 17:15

Past Event

Misha Glenny, author of Nemesis, the acclaimed study of a Rio drug gang leader, discusses the background to Brazil's urban problems with expert Dr. Vinicius de Carvalho.

Misha Glenny

is a former central Europe correspondent for the Guardian and the BBC. His books include McMafia: Seriously Organised Crime; DarkMarket: How Hackers Became the New Mafia; The Rebirth Of History: Eastern Europe in the Age of Democracy; The Fall of Yugoslavia: The Third Balkan War; and The Balkans, 1804-2012: Nationalism, War and the Great Powers. On Nemesis:

Dr  Vinicius  Mariano  de  Carvalho 

has  a  broad  interest  within  the  field  of  Brazilian  Studies.  His  plural  academic background and  personal  trajectory  have  provided  him  with  a wide understanding  of  Brazil  from  diverse  fields , such as Literature, Culture, History, Religion, Society,Defence, and Politics. He is  the  Chief  Editor  of Brasiliana - Journal for Brazilian Studies,  a  new  peer-reviewed  academic journal,  which  has  received  a  wide  international  interest  and  is  rapidly  establishing  itself  as  an  important academic  platform  within  the  field.  The  journal  is  interdisciplinary  in  scope,  addressing  diverse  subjects  within Brazilian Studies. Carvalho joined the King's Brazil Institute in September 2014.