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Here you will find the material we have presented at different events. The objective of these resources is to show how our research project evolved across the years, in dialogue with the different stakeholders involved. Click on the links to display the presentations.

International Policy Seminar

Prof Sandra Jovchelovitch (Professor of Social Psychology, LSE, UK)
Tereza Campello (Secretary of State for Social Development and Fight against Hunger, Brazil)
Prof Armando Barrientos (Research Director, International Research Initiative on Brazil and Africa, UK)
Camila Batmanghelidjh (CEO, Kids Company, UK)
James Baderman (Fight for Peace International, UK and Brazil)

Previous Presentations

Overall findings of our Book were presented to the partner institutions in Rio de Janeiro, May 2014 (in Portuguese).

Our research was presented at the Urban Age City Transformations Conference in Rio de Janeiro in October 2013. View our presentation in English and Portuguese and read Prof. Sandra Jovchelovitch’s piece ‘Self, community and urban frontiers in Rio de Janeiro‘ on the Urban Age Newspaper.

This is how our project looked in 2010 (click on the image to enlarge it):

2014-05-06 MindMap
2010 MindMap. Credit: Jacqueline Priego

First presentation delivered in the inaugural Seminar of the Underground Sociabilities Project, attended by all partners in Rio de Janeiro in April 2009.

The Favelas at LSE project has come to an end, and we will no longer be publishing new posts on this site. However, you can still explore our blog posts, download a free copy of our book Underground Sociabilities, and explore our toolkit.

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