Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Brazil- Past, Present, Future: A Youth Perspective Talk by Lira Alli

September 25th, 2015
2:00-2:45 PM

Jones Hall 100a

In this talk, Lira Alli will present her perspective on Brazil’s process of democratic consolidation since the transition from dictatorship and her outlook for the country’s future. This talk will be given in English.

A native of São Paulo, Lira Alli is an activist who has participated in youth organizing on the national and international levels. In Brazil, she has been active in groups such as the Levante Popular da Juvente (Popular Youth Uprising), taking part in a variety of public protests, such as naming-and-shamings of dictatorshipera torturers and regime collaborators, manifestations criticizing the Globo television network, the 2013 demonstrations that rocked Brazil, and, most recently,rallies against the reduction of the age at which youth can be legally tried as adults.

Sponsored by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese.





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