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Portuguese Immigration in Brazil

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Barnard College Morningside Campus Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall
The Portuguese forged the first European overseas empire and their movement to Brazil, stretching from the early 1500s to the 1970s, represents one of the longest-lived transoceanic migrations in human history. This talk examines the causes and consequences of this movement the Portugueses subsequent integration and acculturation into Brazilian society. Herbert Klein is Professor of History, Director of the Center for Latin American Studies at Stanford University, and the author of seventeen books on the history of the Americas. For more information, visit barnard.edu/fom.