Presentations

Academic Conferences

Borchert, G. (2015) The Symphony Orchestra as a Social Model under post-Fordism. Paper presented at El Sistema and the Alternatives: Social Action through Music in Critical Perspective, University of London (April).

Borchert, G. (2013) Social Discipline through Instrumental Music Education? A Critique of the El Sistema Pedagogical Model. Paper presented at III Symposium on the Paradigms of Teaching Musical Instruments in the 21st Century, Department of Music, Universidade de Évora, Portugal (December)

Borchert, G. (2012) El Sistema: A Subjectivity of Time. Paper presented at the seminar Social Times and the Contemporary World, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal (July).

Borchert, G. (2010) A Orquestra Sinfônica: Uma Nova Economia da Experiência Estética. Uma subjetividade do modernismo no contemporâneo. Paper presented at the VI Coloquio Internacional de Musicologia of the Premio de Musicología, Casa de las Américas, Havana, Cuba (November).

 

Other Events and Conferences

Direitos Humanos – releituras e desafios. (2007) Human Rights Colloquium, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) (December 11). Represented Grupo Tortura Nunca Mais (Torture Never More) in the discussion panel, Direito à verdade e à memória. Memória e Verdade: hoje (The Right to Truth and Memory. Memory and Truth: Today).

Festival of Rio 2007 – Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival. (2007) Human rights debate following viewing of Taxi to the Dark Side, dir. Alex Gibney (October 3). Represented Grupo Tortura Nunca Mais; other participants included the film’s editor, Sloane Klevin; João Tancredo, ex-President of the Human Rights Commission of OAB (Ordem dos Advogados do Brasil); and Anderson Bussiger Carvalho, syndicate lawyer and effective counsel of OAB-RJ.