Brazilian Politics, Economy, and Foreign Policy Agenda Graduate short course

Particularly after the world financial crisis of 2007/8 Brazil has been pointed out as one of the more promising actor in world economy and in the world politics as well. Nevertheless the country has many problems and difficulties to deal with in the years to come both in domestic domain and in international scene. The purpose of the course is to provide a comprehensive discussion about the most relevant aspects regarding political and economic issues that can affect more directly the Brazilian prospects within the changing international order. Economic stability and development, environment, foreign trade, political institutions, and multilateral and regional politics are among the topics to be discussed by UnB Faculty members and by some guest speakers with remarkable expertise in the various subjects.

Venue: Institute of International Relations/UnB

Period: October 1st, 2010 to January 28th, 2011 (60 hours course)

Requirements: Undergraduate Degree (Certificate or Diploma)Application: Secretary of the Graduate Program of the Institute of International Relations ( from September, 13th to September 28th, 2010