"brazil" blog posts
Studying in Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro
The past year has without a doubt been the most amazing year of my life! Going from having never travelled outside of Europe to spending 5 months each in both Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro has been an incredibly transformative experience.
Posted on: 14 June 2023
Creating the Cinema, Memory and Wellbeing project toolkit
The Cinema, Memory and Wellbeing project uses cinema to encourage wellbeing among the elderly — particularly those living with dementia in care home settings. Project leads Professor Lisa Shaw (Department of Modern Languages and Cultures) and Professor Julia Hallam (Department of Communication and Media) explain how the project got started and share details of the Cinema, Memory and Wellbeing project toolkit.
Posted on: 28 May 2020
“The Edge of Democracy”: Explaining Brazil’s political crisis
Our Latin American politics expert, Dr Marieke Riethof, discusses the latest news in Brazilian politics in light of a new documentary on Brazil, “The Edge of Democracy” (directed by Petra Costa, 2019, available on Netflix).
Posted on: 27 June 2019