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Learning and transformation from Kalapalo children perspectives

Grant number: 19/18587-4
Support Opportunities:Scholarships abroad - Research Internship - Master's degree
Effective date (Start): December 01, 2019
Effective date (End): March 17, 2020
Field of knowledge:Humanities - Anthropology - Indigenous Ethnology
Principal Investigator:Antonio Roberto Guerreiro Júnior
Grantee:Veronica Monachini de Carvalho
Supervisor: Lawrence A. Hirschfeld
Host Institution: Instituto de Filosofia e Ciências Humanas (IFCH). Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Campinas , SP, Brazil
Research place: New School for Social Research, United States  
Associated to the scholarship:17/13930-7 - Between the village and the city: relations between the Kalapalo indigenous children and cities around the Xingu Indigenous Park (MT), BP.MS


This research project aims to describe the main activities to be carried out during the internship period linked to the The New School for Social Research - USA. The internship period abroad has the main objective of contributing to deepening the dialogue of the ethnographic material of the transformations between the Kalapalo of the Upper Xingu and the literature on childhood in Anthropology, an advance that is essential for the development of my master's thesis. The main contributions is to be under the supervision of Professor Lawrence Hirschfeld, an authority on the field and to be able to participate in the Center for Research with Infants and Toddlers, under his direction. I will also have the opportunity to get to know the work of colleagues in the seminars on Social Anthropology related to topics of interest in research, participation in university activities, attendance at international seminars and conferences, and access to bibliographies and other publications produced in languages that deal with topics such as indigenous ethnology, children anthropology, learning and transformation. (AU)

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