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‘Local Conflicts and Illegalisms in the Production of a Space of Memory in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil’ON APRIL 21, 2018 BY NARESH SAGARLEAVE A COMMENTEDIT CPR-CSH Workshop on ‘Local Conflicts and Illegalisms in the Production of a Space of Memory in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil’ NICOLAS BAUTÈS TUESDAY, 24 APRIL 2018ADD TO CALENDAR 3:45 PM Conference Hall, Centre for Policy Research RELATED PROJECT: CPR-CSH Urban Workshop This talk is about the various social and legal strategies adopted by different actors in the context of urban restructuring in the Port zone of Rio de Janeiro, with focus on the particular case of landmarking Pedra do Sal, an Afro Brazilian historical and religious monument located in this zone. By narrating the different strategies used in this complex set of conflicts around social recognition, demarcation of a place of memory and heritage making, I will try to situate these in the socio-political processes accompanying the ongoing urban reforms, Porto Maravilha(Operação Urbana e…
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Macron, Merkel common agendaON APRIL 20, 2018 BY NARESH SAGARLEAVE A COMMENTEDIT France and Germany said to deliver the same messages on trade and Iran’s nuclear deal when they meet US President Donald Trump next week. French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held a news conference after their meeting in Berlin on Thursday. Macron expressed concern about heavy tariffs imposed by the Trump administration on imports of steel and aluminum. He said France and Germany respect multilateral frameworks and rules of the World Trade Organization. Trump is critical of Iran’s missile program and may pull the US out of the international agreement on Iran’s nuclear program. Macron and Merkel voiced concern about Iran’s missile development. But they said they will urge Trump not to withdraw from the nuclear accord. G20 FM meeting soonON APRIL 20, 2018 BY NARESH SAGARLEAVE A COMMENTEDIT Finance ministers and central bank governors of the Group of 20 major economies will soo…