Program

São Paulo School of Advanced Studies in Social Science 
International Interdisciplinary Post-doctoral Program (IPP-Cebrap).
Maria Sibybilla Merrian Centre in Humanities and Social Sciences Conviviality in Unequal Societies

The dynamics of contemporary democratic societies March 23rd – 29th, 2018

Module I : GLOBALIZATION AND INEQUALITIES

March 23th, Friday

1ª. Session: 10:00-12:30.

Globalization and inequalities: what we have learned from international experience

Lecture: Otaviano Canuto, The World Bank

2ª. Session: 14:00-16:00.

Democracy and inequalities: theory and empirical findings of the project “Trajectories of Inequalities”

Lecture: Marta Arretche, Universidade de São Paulo, CEM-CEBRAP

16:30 - 18:00: Presentation of selected papers of School’s participants

March 24th, Saturday

3ª. Session: 10:00-12:30. Challenges to continued inequality reduction


Round Table: Otaviano Canuto, The World Bank , Ricardo Paes de Barros, INSPER, Marta Arretche, CEBRAP / Department of Political Science, University of São Paulo.

Module II. SOCIAL MOVEMENTS AND POLITICAL CONTESTATION

March 26th, Monday

1ª. Session: 10:00-12:30.

An international perspective on social movements

Lecture: Margaret Keck, Emeritus professor, Johns Hopkins University.

2ª. Session: 14:00-16:00.

Brazilian social movements: past and present

Lecture: Angela Alonso, CEBRAP/USP

16:30 - 18:00: Presentation of selected papers of School’s participants 

March 27th, Tuesday

3ª. Session: 10:00-12:30. Studying political confrontation in comparative perspective: approaches and empirical findings.

Round Table: Angela Alonso, CEBRAP/USP, Margaret Keck, Johns Hopkins University and Rebecca Abers, Universidade de Brasília.

Module III. DILEMMAS OF CONTEMPORARY DEMOCRACIES

March 27th, Monday

1ª. Session: 14:00-16:00.

Dilemmas of contemporary democracies, diagnosis and perspectives

Lecture: José Antonio Cheibub, Texas A&M university

March 28th, Wednesday

2ª. Session: 10:00-12:00.

Democracy and corruption in comparative perspective

Lecture: Matthew Taylor, American University

3ª. Session: 14:00-16:00.

Round Table: Democracy and democratic controls

José Cheibub, Marcus André Melo, UFPe and Fernando Limongi, USP/Cebrap

16:30-18:00: Presentation of selected papers of School’s participants

Module IV.INEQUALITY AND CRITIQUE IN AN INTERDEPENDENT WORLD

March 29th, Thursday

1ª. Session: 10:00-12:00.

The tasks of a critical theory of society

Lecture: Marcos Nobre, State University of Campinas (UNICAMP)/CEBRAP

2ª. Session: 14:00-16:00.

Entangled inequalities: conceptual framework and Latin American contributions

Lecture: Elizabeth Jelin (IDES-CONICET); Sergio Costa (Freie Universität Berlin)

3ª. Session: 16:30-18:00.

Round Table: Entangled inequalities: recent developments in Latin America: Lena Lavinas (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro) Elizabeth Jelin (IDES-CONICET), Marcos Nobre (UNICAMP), Sergio Costa (FU Berlin).

18:30: Closing session.