Luso Talks: Ademar Seabra da Cruz Junior (October 11, 1pm)

 “An outline of Brazil’s contemporary history in the post-Cold War era (1988-2016): politics, economy and society”.
Cônsul-Geral Adjunto Ademar Seabra da Cruz Junior
Date/time: October 11, 1pm.
Where: Northrop Frye – Room 119
Ademar Seabra da Cruz is Deputy Consul General at the Brazilian Consulate-General in Toronto, ON. Has been Head of the Science and Technology Division (DCTEC) at the Brazilian Ministry for External Relations (MRE); Special Advisor to the Brazilian Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation (MCTI); General Coordinator of Disciplinary Procedures at MRE; Full Professor at the Brazilian Diplomatic Academy (Rio Branco Institute). Has been a visiting researcher at the Centre for the Studies of Contemporary Culture (CEDEC) in São Paulo, Brazil, and holds a PhD degree in Social Sciences (University of São Paulo), a MsC in Philosophy of the Social Sciences (London School of Economics) and in Political Science (University of Brasília, Brasil). Served as Head of the Science and Technology Section at the Brazilian Embassy in London between 1996-2000.
Is author of the books Justiça como Eqüidade (Justice as Fairness), on the political philosophy of John Rawls (Lumen Juris, Rio de Janeiro, 2004), and Diplomacy, Development and National Innovation Systems: a comparative study between Brazil, China and United Kingdom (Brasília, FUNAG, 2011). Co-authored books on International Politics and has published several academic articles and essays on Globalization, Sociology of International Relations and the International System and Politics, in books and periodicals from several countries such as the United Kingdom, Germany, United States, Chile, Peru, Uruguay and Brazil.