Reminder: Book launch, Brazil-Africa Relations in the 21st century - 20 April

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Dear H-Luso-Africa community,

This is a friendly reminder of the book launch 'Brazil-Africa Relations in the 21st century' (, to be held this Tuesday 20 April at 16:15 (CET). The event will be accompanied by a discussion of Brazilian business and infrastructure engagements across the continent, Lusophone Africa in particular. 

  • Title: (Infrastructuring) Brazil-Africa Relations in the 21st Century: From Surge to Downturn and Beyond

  • Date: Tuesday 20 April

  • Time: 16:15-17:45 (CET, Maputo); 15:15-16:45 (Lisbon, London, Luanda); 11:15-12:45 (Brasília)

  • Description:

    • Welcome (Jana Hönke, University of Bayreuth)

    • Book Presentation (Pedro Seabra, University Institute of Lisbon)

    • Economic Diplomacy, Lula Style: The Case of Odebrecht in Angola (Mathias Alencastro, Brazilian Center of Analysis and Planning)

    • Assembling the South–South through Extraction: Vale in Mozambique (Eric Cezne, University of Bayreuth)

    • Participation, Critical Support and Disagreement: Brazil-Africa Relations from the Prism of Civil Society (Laura Waisbich, University of Cambridge)

    • Brazil’s Boom and Bust in Tanzania: A Case Study of Naivety? (Barnaby Dye, Global Development Institute)

    • Q & A

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With best wishes,

Eric Cezne