BA 5. Brazil: Democracy, Citizenship and Culture

Course lecturers: Dr. Fabio de Castro and Prof. Dr. Kees Koonings
Tel./mail 020 525 3257 /
Period: 6 February – 27 March 2018
Time: Tuesday 13:00 – 17:00 hours
Course load: 6 EC

This course aims to address historical development and contemporary dynamics of the modern Brazilian society. The return to democracy in the 1980s, and in particular the election of the leftist president Lula in 2002 seemed to mark a rupture with a pattern of unequal development.