After Math: Cities and Spectacles in Modern Brazil

The 2015 Urban Forum conference, Cities and Spectacle in Modern Brazil,” was recently hosted by the University of Chicago. Resident professor of Latin American History, Brodwyn Fischer’s goal was to attract different minds from the social sciences to discuss themes of environmentalism, economic development, culture, and urban planning in an effort to shed light on many timely and significant questions facing Brazil and possibly Chicago. How did the 2014 World Cup affect Brazilian underdeveloped areas? »