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Brazilian Social Thought Reading Group

The Reading Group will run fortnightly – from February to June 2021.

Keep an eye out for our thematic reading list, which will include themes such as
  • Brazil, Race and Identity
  • Power struggles in Brazil and in Latin America
  • Gender
  • Amerindian Perspectivism
  • Decolonial & Green Thought

Join us for our first meeting on 5th February at 2pm GMT.

We will discuss Gilberto Freyre's Casa-grande e Senzala (The Masters and the Slaves) Chapter 1 "Características gerais da colonização portuguesa do Brasil" ("General Characteristics of Portuguese Colonization in Brazil").

Please find the readings in Portuguese here and the English translation here.