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Princeton’s new Brazil LAB leads relief efforts for Brazil’s National Museum lost to fire

  Princeton University’s Brazil LAB is coordinating efforts to assist the Postgraduate Program in Social Anthropology (PPGAS) of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, which lost offices, libraries and academic spaces in a fire on Sept. 2 at Brazil’s National Museum. João Biehl, right, the Susan Dod Brown Professor of Anthropology at Princeton and co-director of Brazil LAB, is leading the University’s response, which includes a sizeable donation of print and digital books by Princeton University Press, a
Monday, December 17, 2018

Princeton University’s Brazil LAB is coordinating efforts to assist the Postgraduate Program in Social Anthropology (PPGAS) of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, which lost offices, libraries and academic spaces in a fire on Sept. 2 at Brazil’s National Museum. João Biehl, the Susan Dod Brown Professor of Anthropology at Princeton and co-director of Brazil LAB, is leading the University’s response, which includes a sizeable donation of print and digital books by Princeton University Press, and access to digital books and research materials through the Princeton University Library.

Brazil LAB, supported by the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) and the Office of the Provost, is a multidisciplinary program that uses Brazil as a critical lens for examining global social and political concerns.

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