Venue: Rio de Janeiro
Date: 17 – 18 November 2014
The goal of this scholarly forum is to reflect on the new configurations of global power with a focus on the so-called BRICS countries – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.
Researchers and activists of several locations in the world have been invited to debate the possibilities of economic and geopolitical change associated to these countries, which could be defined as ‘semi peripheral’.
Dr Rasigan Maharajh of IERI will make a presentation at one session of the international event that also includes, Ho-fung (John Hopkings University), Abdul Nafei (Jawaharlal Nehru University), Karen Smith (University of Cape Town) and Oscar Ugarteche (National Autonomous University of Mexico) among other participants.