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SYMPOSIUM - BRAZIL: ECONOMIC GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

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START DATE 21 April 2012
START TIME 12:00am
END DATE 21 April 2012
END TIME 12:00am

This event will discuss central issues surrounding Brazil's economic growth: how long-term is this trend? Can Brazil maintain this virtuous circle? And can the eradication of poverty be sustained over the long term so as bring about development not just economic growth?

Brazil has overtaken the UK, becoming the sixth largest economy in the world and, with the prospect of moving further up in the next few years. Since 2003 the policies carried out by the PT governments have taken 25 million Brazilians out of poverty. The central issues are: how long-term is this trend? Can Brazil maintain this virtuous circle? And can the eradication of poverty be sustained over the long term so as bring about development not just economic growth? 

Speakers include:

Luiz Marcelo Videro Vieira Santos (BirbeckCollege)
Brazil: The Challenge of Economic Growth with Equity

Jana PetacciaMacedo (UCL)
Forced Labour in Brazil and Challenges for Policy Making

Prof. Maria Helena Cortez de Melo Pires (UFPI)
Income Distribution, Development and Citizenship: A Gender Perspective

Prof. Lynn McDonald (Middlesex University)
Family Group Strategies for Engaging the Family, School and Community for the Sake of Children Born into Poverty  

Dr. Francisco Dominguez (Middlesex University)
Brazil and the Building of Latin American Integration

Suranjit Kumar Saha (University of Swansea)
Special Allies: India – Brazil

Time: 9:30am start

Location: Venue: Brazilian Embassy, 32 Green Street, London W1K 7AT

Further information: This event is open to anyone who wishes to attend. Please register your place by emailing Francisco Dominguez: f.dominguez@mdx.ac.uk 

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