Silvio Eduardo Alvarez Candido is Professor of Organization and Labor Studies at the Federal University of Sao Carlos (UFSCar), in Brazil, where he is also affiliated with the Center of Economic Sociology (NESEFI) and the Center of Organization Studies (NEO). His research focuses on the relations among historical, cultural and political aspects influencing the dynamics of markets, organizations and labor. He is particularly interested in the effects of environmental criticisms in the moral foundations of the economy and in how social inequalities influence the dynamic of markets. At Stanford, he is concentrated in studying how environmental movements have influenced the practices of major national and international companies in businesses that have been highly associated with the deforestation of the Amazon Rainforest in Brazil.
Professor Silvio Candido will be giving a public talk titled "The Emergence of 'Solidarity Recycling' in Brazil: Structural Convergences and Strategic Actions in Interconnected Fields" on Fri, Oct 5 at Bolivar House starting at 12:30pm.
He will also be teaching SOC 105VP: Contested markets in the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest in Winter 2019.