Brazil

Interview – Pedro Frizo

E-International Relations • Oct 9 2021 • Features

Development practitioner Pedro Frizo talks about his work with Amazonian communities, efforts to develop businesses in the region and the concept of bioeconomy.

Visa Policies as Externalisation Practices in the Global South

Natalia Cintra • Oct 2 2021 • Articles

It is key to engage in a more ample debate over how visa policies and other practices in the Global South contribute in shifting these countries’ borders.

Interview – Gabriel Passetti

E-International Relations • Jan 11 2021 • Features

Gabriel Passetti highlights the historic role of the British Empire in Latin America and New Zealand, and inter-American relations from the 19th century to the present day.

Interview – Rubens Ricupero

E-International Relations • Dec 20 2020 • Features

Former Minister and Secretary General of UNCTAD, Rubens Ricupero, discusses Brazilian foreign policy and diplomacy, today’s environmental agenda, and the Real Plan.

The Pandemic in Brazil: Normality as Necropolitics

COVID has caused social chaos in Brazil, and a discourse of return to normality and valorization of the economy to the detriment of public health is being headed by the country’s highest authority.

Higher Education and Race Relations in Brazil

Hasani E. dos Santos • Nov 17 2020 • Articles

Brazil faces an offensive on public universities caused by the cuts in investment on scientific research.

Opinion – Bolsonaro’s Green and Yellow Guards

Rodrigo Fracalossi de Moraes • Sep 11 2020 • Articles

The green and yellow guards are the eyes and mouths of a cultural revolution – using ordinary citizens to monitor the behaviour of people and institutions.

Interview – Miguel Dhenin

E-International Relations • Sep 4 2020 • Features

Miguel Dhenin talks about the military’s role in public services and politics in Brazil, as well as the ‘strategic environment’ in the Brazilian context.

Review – Status and the Rise of Brazil

Camila Amorim Jardim • Jul 27 2020 • Features

This ambitious book provides a useful analysis of Brazil’s foreign policy and the dilemmas its status presents, but largely reproduces traditional perspectives.

Opinion – Bolsonaro’s Foreign Policy is Typically Latin American

Rodrigo Fracalossi de Moraes • Jul 13 2020 • Articles

The ideas guiding Bolsonaro’s foreign policy are not essentially different from those championed by many others who preceded him.

Analyzing Jair Bolsonaro’s COVID-19 War Metaphors

Bolsonaro’s militaristic rhetoric construing the notion that the COVID-19 threat is external gives rise to a false sense of stability and internal security.

Between Political Crisis and COVID-19: Bolsonaro’s Foreign Policy

Whilst the pandemic spreads, Bolsonaro’s government has been unable to fulfill the need for domestic and external resources to fight the disease.

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