Oxford Latin American Graduate Seminar: Building on fault lines: Cash transfers and discontinuities of citizenship in Brazil

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Presenter: Kimberly Bolch, University of Oxford

Kimberly is a doctoral candidate in International Development at the University of Oxford. She also serves as a research consultant to the United Nations Development Programme’s Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean. Previously, she worked for the World Bank’s Poverty and Equity Global Practice and was a core team member of the World Development Report 2017 on Governance and the Law. She holds degrees from the University of Oxford and Washington University in St. Louis, and was a Fulbright grantee at the Federal University of Minas Gerais. Her primary research interests focus on the political economy of poverty, inequality, and social policy.






Discussant: Jeferson Scabio, Museu Nacional/UFRJ


Jeferson Scabio is a PhD Candidate in Anthropology at the Museu Nacional/UFRJ. Based on fieldwork with social movements from the favelas of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, his work has inquired into the killing of poor, non-white populations, by attending to the makings of a struggle against state lethality made from below.