Contemporary Challenges to Brazilian Democracy: Media, Politics and Populism
August 13th, 2020 - Brazilian Debates, an initiative of the Central Coordination for International Cooperation, PUC-Rio
In order to improve knowledge about the political arena and public opinion in Brazil, the debate will present a general context to address the role of media and its specificities. The final aim will be to establish parameters that allow discussing the recent threat of populism in the country.
Date: August 13th, 2020
Time: 3 pm (Rio)
Prof. Alessandra Maia
Assistant Professor of Political Theory at PUC-Rio. PhD in Social Sciences (DSocSci). Associate Researcher and Assistant Professor at the Laboratory of Elections, Parties and Comparative Politics (LAPPCOM) at the Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRRJ).
Prof. Arthur Ituassu
Professor of Political Communication at PUC-Rio. PhD. in International Relations (IRI). Associate Researcher at the Brazilian National Institute of Science and Technology for Digital Democracy (INCT-DD). Former Vice-President (2015-2017) and President (2017-2019) of the Brazilian Association of Researchers in Communication and Politics (COMPOLÍTICA).
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