From March 15 to 20, the Columbia Global Centers | Rio de Janeiro had the pleasure to welcome a group from Barnard College in Rio de Janeiro.
José Moya, Director of the Barnard College Forum on Migration and Director of the Institue of Latin American Studies at Columbia University, came to Brazil on a research duty.
This summer, Columbia University faculty has visited Rio de Janeiro to conduct research at the Instituto Moreira Salles and other institutions. This visit represents the first step in planning a conference and exhibit on the topic of “Brazil as Global Crossroads” to be mounted in Rio and in New York City.
The Global Scholars program aims to explore the historical origins and contemporary realities of urban life in Latin America through research and travel in five cities that capture its cultural diversity.