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Intellectuals, culture and politics (visiting professor: Michael Lowy)

Grant number: 16/04205-4
Support type:Research Grants - Visiting Researcher Grant - International
Duration: September 19, 2016 - November 18, 2016
Field of knowledge:Humanities - Sociology
Principal researcher:Marcelo Siqueira Ridenti
Grantee:Marcelo Siqueira Ridenti
Visiting researcher: Michael Lowy
Visiting researcher institution: École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), France
Home Institution: Instituto de Filosofia e Ciências Humanas (IFCH). Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Campinas , SP, Brazil


Prof. Michael Löwy's visit to Unicamp is connected with the project "Artists and intellectuals in the construction of the intellectual field and cultural industry in Brazil during the Cold War", by Prof. Marcelo Ridenti .The participation of Prof. Löwy is also linked to four PhD projects in progress, advised by Ridenti, two of them with grants from FAPESP, and other activities involving professors and students of the Graduate Program in Sociology IFCH/Unicamp whose investigations are related to Lowy's research on "Intellectuals, culture and politics". The activities include involvement in actions of investigative character, participation in research seminars and discussions with colleagues and graduate students planned for the months of September-November 2016. They will be complemented by events open to a wider public, particularly professors and students at IFCH/Unicamp. (AU)

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