The Current State of the Social Sciences in Brazil
A conversation with Nadya Araujo Guimarães, Chair and Professor in Sociology at the University of São Paulo, Brazil.
Tuesday, May 25, 2010
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Los Angeles, CA 90095
An open talk on contemporary trends, professional associations, schools, funding agencies, and links with U.S. academia.
Nadya Araujo Guimarães is Chair Professor in Sociology at the University of São Paulo, Brazil, coordinating its Graduate Program in Sociology. She is also Senior Researcher at the Center for Metropolitan Studies, CEBRAP, Brazil, doing research on labor and economic sociology. She had been engaged in a broad research in partnership with French and Japanese colleagues on labor market trajectories and unemployment experience comparing world metropolis (São Paulo, Paris and Tokyo) under different welfare regimes and employment systems. Her present research project deals with the mechanisms of job search and the role of labor market institutions and social networks in the search for job in São Paulo, Brazil. From 2004 to 2009 she published or co-authored six books on changes in work organization and impacts on firms strategies, workers trajectories and employment inequalities in Brazil.
Cost: Free and open to the public
Light Lunch Provided
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