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Charles R. Hale, Director SRH 1.310, 2300 Red River Street D0800, Austin, TX 78712 • 512.471.5551

Roundtable: "The Brazilian Coup d'Etat of 1964: A Roundtable Discussion to Mark Its 50th Anniversary"

Thu, March 27, 2014 • 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM • GAR 4.100

A historical roundtable to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the Brazilian military coup of 1964, which ushered in more than two decades of dictatorship marked by systematic human rights abuses.  An official National Truth Commission, instituted in Brazil in May 2012, continues to investigate cases of enforced disappearances, torture, and persecution of political prisoners perpetrated by agents of the military regime.

Free and open to the public; no RSVP required.

For more information, contact Courtney Meador or visit the Institute for Historical Studies.

Sponsored by: Institute of Historical Studies; Department of History

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