King's Brazil Institute
King's Brazil Institute is leading research on the internal political and economic dynamics of Brazil – a global economic power. The Institute has been pioneering the study of Brazilian culture and history as a concentrated subject area since its founding in 2008.
The Institute aims to foster teaching and learning on and with Brazil and offer supervision for MPhil/PhD research courses relating to Brazil. The Institute also utilises its academic expertise to support a range of disciplinary departments across King's.
The Institute coordinates and develops Brazil-related research capabilities and Brazil-focused programmes of study, while also building links with Brazilian organisations in education, the cultural and creative sectors, business and government.
The Institute's defining characteristic is a blend of internationalism and interdisciplinarity.
The Institute's objectives are:
- to serve as the intellectual locus for teaching and research pertaining to Brazil.
- to foster cooperation in the study of and research on Brazil with other academic and cultural institutions.
- to raise the profile of Brazil in the UK and around the world through events and publications in English.
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