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Rio as an Olympic village, what for? / Favela ‘pacification’ in Olympic Rio de Janeiro: security for whom?

  • Ester Limonad
  • Sara Koenders
Datum
17 februari 2016
Tijd
Serie
Studium Generale over Brazilië
Bezoekadres
Lipsius
Cleveringaplaats 1
2311 BD Leiden
Zaal
011

Rio as an Olympic village, what for?
Speaker: Prof.dr. Ester Limonad

Why say yes to such events while many cities from developed countries say no. Is there any social benefit from this kind of event?

Favela 'pacification' in Olympic Rio de Janeiro: security for whom?
In this lecture, Sara Koenders will discuss the implications of recent mega-events for (the meaning of) Rio de Janeiro’s favelas. She will focus mainly on the favela “pacification” project, examining its different representations and practices. 

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