Goals

  • To hold a worldwide event on the icon of Brazilian Education, Paulo Freire, and the legacy he has left to the world, in Belo Horizonte, Brazil and, more specifically, in the College of Education at Federal University of Minas Gerais (FaE/UFMG);

  • To encourage the presentation of and the discussion about academic papers that analyze Paulo Freire’s work or that use Freirean concepts as their main reference for the analysis of empirical research and/or theoretical essays;

  • To encourage the presentation of and the discussion about practical experiences based upon, inspired and/or influenced by Freire’s thinking;

  • To promote the exchange of ideas and experiences among critical educators around the world, seeking progressive alternatives to problems coming from their pedagogical and political practices.


Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
Faculdade de Educação
Av. Antônio Carlos, 6627, sala 1654 - Pampulha
31.270-901 | Belo Horizonte - MG | Brasil
Tel: 55 31 3409-3798