Distinguished Scholar Award

FIN Award: Law and Political Sciences at UFMG, Belo Horizonte

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Develop a research project at Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais and have the opportunity to collaborate with five universities of the Fulbright Interdisciplinary Network (FIN)

Justiça, Estátua, Senhora Justiça, Mitologia Grega

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais’ (UFMG) interests are in Law and Political Sciences focusing on International Law; Comparative Law; Legal History; Law and Technology. Comparative Politics; Security, Peace and Conflicts; Foreign Policy; Political Institutions; and International Organizations. 

The scholar will develop research and also have the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues at Universidade Federal da Bahia (UFBA), Universidade de Brasília (UnB), Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC), and Universidade Federal do Pará (UFPA). The four universities constitute the Fulbright Interdisciplinary Network (FIN) along with UFMG.

FIN is an initiative by the U.S. Embassy and the Fulbright Commission in Brazil to promote joint studies of the United States among Brazilian and U.S. academics and researchers.

If you are a Brazilian scholar who would like to host a U.S. colleague in your institution, feel free to direct your questions to the Fulbright Commission.

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