Ambassador Eduardo dos Santos was born in Rio de Janeiro on 29 December 1952. He holds a degree in Legal and Social Studies from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and has been a career diplomat since 1975.
This film, Nine Years of Displacement, deals with the aftermath of Georgia-Russian War of 2008. It takes a close look at the Tserovani Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Settlement, and how people’s lives have changed since losing their homes to Russian forces.
In recent years the UNHCR has hailed Latin America as the new avant-garde of generous refugee protection. Is there evidence for significant liberalization of refugee legislation in the region and how can it be explained?
Luisa Feline Freier, Universidad del Pacífico (Peru)
This lecture will draw on Francesco Dal Lago’s personal experiences as a participant in the Beijing (and Chinese) art scene during the late 1980s and early 1990s and the way this led her to a career in Art History with a focus on 20th century China.