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February 2019

February 28 @ 4:30 pm EST
William L. Harkness Hall Sudler Hall https://map.yale.edu/place/building/WLH? 100 Wall Street New Haven CT 06511

The Judicialization of the Right to Health in Brazil: Enacting Magical Legalism and Prospecting Biopolitical Futurity

Join us for a talk with João Biehl, Susan Dod Brown Professor of Anthropology and Faculty Associate of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University; Co-director of the Global Health Program and of the Brazil LAB (Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies). This talk, which is part of the Health Justice Speaker Series, will explore grassroots mobilizations for the right-to-health and for state accountability in Brazil, against the backdrop of an expanding pharmaceuticalization of care. Contrary to notions of…

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