The Duke Brazil Initiative begins in the Fall of 2013 bringing faculty, students, and business together from Duke, RTP, and Brazil for innovative projects focused on energy, medical discovery, environment, and human development.
The Hemispheric Indigeneity in Global Terms project brings together Native and Indigenous voices and faculty, graduate and undergraduate student research, in a comparative and multidisciplinary way to increase the understanding of the complexities these communities face in contemporary times.
The lab merges research, education, and practical applications of innovative thinking for Haiti’s disaster recovery and for the expansion of Haitian studies in the U.S. and Haiti.
Fall 2013 brings three exciting workshops to Duke focused on Energy Security and Policy in Americas. Government officials, industry experts, and academics will debate these issues specifically looking at case studes from Mexico, Venezuela and Brazil.