17/03/2022 - Race, Migration, and Economic Development in Latin America and the Caribbean – A Historical Perspective
Iberoamerican Centre (IAC) of Metropolitan University Prague in cooperation with the Institute of Czech-Brazilian Academic Cooperation cordially invite you to the next round of open debates concerning the region of the Americas: “Race, migration, and economic development in Latin America and the Caribbean“ – A historical perspective.
WHEN: Thursday, 17 March 2022, 14:30–15:30
WHERE: MUP Prague-Strašnice building, Dubečská 900/10, room No. 021 or online
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GUEST: Júlia de Moraes Cabral, Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro Brazil
The lecture is hosted and moderated by prof. Kateřina Březinová, Head of IAC
This lecture aims to offer a brief analysis of the historical events surrounding the migratory process and economic development in Latin America and the Caribbean, based on Latin American decolonial, Marxist and postcolonial theories, which emphasize the importance of the idea of races in the foundational myth of the region.
To this end, related concepts such as coloniality of power, global periphery, development, and underdevelopment, as well as historical migrations in the region, their laws and objectives will be discussed.
Júlia de Moraes Cabral (Brazil): Research Assistant for the Ibero-American Centre of MUP. After graduating from History at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), she is currently completing her Masters in Political Science at the Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro (UNIRIO).