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The Brazil Institute offers supervision for PhD research degrees relating to Brazil and draws on academic expertise in a range of disciplinary departments across the College. Supervision may be provided from within the Institute or jointly with other staff of the College. Some details about the members of staff in the Brazil Institute can be found below in the course detail section.
Current number of academic staff: 4 (plus a visiting professor and associates in a number of other departments).
- The Institute is closely involved in the College’s key partnership with the University of São Paulo, as well as a number of other institutional and departmental partnerships in Brazil, with the possibility of research exchanges for postgraduate students.
The King’s Brazil Institute offers a unique and exciting environment for the in-depth study of Brazil. The Institute is able to draw on academic expertise in a range of disciplinary departments across the College, and supervision may be provided from within the Institute or jointly with other staff of the College. Staff research interests include the following:
Dr Andreza Aruska de Souza Santos (Director of King's Brazil Institute)
Poverty and Political Participation; Grassroots politics; Cities and citizenship; Politics of health; Subnational Politics; Political economy in the Global South.
Dr Vinicius De Carvalho:
Brazil in peace keeping operations; internal stabilization policies; literature and violence in Brazil; Brazilian music; Brazilian religions; the epistemology of Brazilian Studies.
Information is current, but staff members can change.
Director of King's Brazil Institute and convenor of the PhD Brazilian Research programme
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