"The Lusophone World and the Legacies of Colonialism" by Prof. António Costa Pinto

October 24, 2017 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm America/Toronto Timezone
Senior Common Room (305), Founders College
4700 Keele St
Toronto, ON M3J 1P3
Marco Sestito

António Costa Pinto, Research Professor at the Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon, and Professor of Politics and Contemporary European History at ISCTE-IUL, Lisbon, to speak at the Senior Common Room (305), Founders College, York University, this October 24 from 2:30 to 4:30pm, on "The Lusophone World and the Legacies of Colonialism".

This presentation is co-sponsored by Founders College, Portuguese & Luso-Brazilian Studies, Department of History, and Department of Sociology (in collaboration with the Portuguese Studies Review and the Lusophone Studies Association).

António Costa Pinto has been a visiting professor at Stanford University, Georgetown University, a senior associate member at St Antony's College, Oxford, and a senior visiting fellow at Princeton University and at the University of California, Berkeley. From 1999 to 2011 he has been a regular visiting professor at the Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris. He was president of the Portuguese Political Science Association (2006-2010) and his research interests include authoritarianism, political elites, democratization and transitional justice in new democracies, the European Union, and the comparative study of political change in Southern Europe. He is a regular contributor to the mainstream Portuguese media. António Costa Pinto has recently edited Corporatism and Fascism: The Corporatist Wave in Europe (London:  Routledge, 2017) as part of the Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right.