Video: Brazil after the elections: what did happen and what to expect?

After one of the most turbulent elections in recent history, former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva won a third mandate defeating the incumbent Jair Bolsonaro by the narrowest margin ever registered. Brazil seems to come out of the elections as a more divided and polarized country than ever. This webinar discussed what happened during the Brazilian elections and what to expect from the new government.
Recorded on December 7, 2022.

  • Marcus Melo is a Full Professor of Political Science at the Federal University of Pernambuco in Brazil. He is an expert in Brazilian politics and Executive-Legislative relations. 
  • Solveig Aamodt is a Senior Researcher at the Center for International Climate Research (CICERO) in Norway. Her work focuses on environmental policy in Brazil and its role in international climate negotiations. 
  • Diego W. Arguelhes is an Associated Professor of Law at Insper in Brazil. He has written extensively on the role of the Supreme Court in Brazil and its effects on Brazilian politics. 

The webinar was  chaired by Yuri Kasahara (OsloMet).