Global Studies is holding its first Spring 2019 conversation about important international events on Wednesday, Feb. 6 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in Room 125 of the University Union, Green Bay campus. It is being led by UW-Green Bay’s Bruna Muraca (Political Science, History and Global Studies) and Javier Escudero, Ph.D., director of Brazil Cultural Education & Cultural Travel Program (via Skype). As the new president takes an oath of office, we will discuss a monumental political shift that just occurred in Brazilian politics and its implications for the future of Brazil, Latin American politics and international relations. Both presenters have ties to Brazil and will offer enlightening perspectives. These discussions allow important and timely conversations about topical events and processes around the world. It is free and open to the public. More on facebook.