In this term’s final session of the Global Thinkers of the International Series, Professor Peter Burke, Professor Emeritus of Cultural History and Fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge and Dr Maria Lúcia Garcia Pallares-Burke, Research Associate of the Centre of Latin American Studies at the University of Cambridge will speak on Brazil’s Giberto Freyre.
Freyre was a 20th century Brazilian academic and public figure known for his sociological treaties on the study of races and cultures in Brazil. Freyre's thoughts were also developed through an illustrious journalistic and political career. His most widely known work is The Masters and the Slaves, which was a study of races and cultures in Brazil. This session will focus on Frerye’s political thought, with a special focus on his views on International Relations.