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Maria Cristina da Silva Schicchi


Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Campinas (PUC-CAMP). Pró-Reitoria de Pesquisa e Pós-Graduação  (Institutional affiliation from the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

Full professor and researcher at the Postgraduate Program in Architecture and Urbanism (POSURB-ARQ) and at the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism at the Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas, where she has taught since 1990. She is a full member of the Ethics Committee for Research with Human Beings from PUC-Campinas and member of the POSURB-ARQ Scholarship Committee. He was a member of the Advisory Council of the Dean of Research and Postgraduate Studies (2020) and of the POSURB-ARQ Self-Assessment Committee (2023). He was a member of the Board of the Postgraduate Program in Architecture and Urbanism at PUC-Campinas (2020-21). CNPq Research Productivity Fellow Level 2. Architect and urban planner, PhD from the University of São Paulo (2002). Post-doctorate at the Official Postgraduate Program at the University of Seville (2010). Principal researcher and ad hoc consultant for FAPESP, CAPES and CNPq, responsible for master's and doctorate scholarships and financing for scientific meetings, participation in events abroad and research grants. She was coordinator of the International Cooperation project with the Universidad de Oriente (Cuba) through the CAPES/MES/Cuba Project (2014-2018). He is leader of the Heritage, Preservation Policies and Territorial Management research group (, focusing on the areas of urban and housing rehabilitation; interventions in central areas; preservation and management of cultural heritage in Brazil, Latin America and Spain; Latin American urban studies; landscapes, cultural itineraries and tourism; theory and history of urbanism, with more than 200 works published in journals, book chapters and annals of national and international events. Organized publications in the area, among the most recent: Research Tracks in Urbanism: Dynamics, Planning and Design in Contemporary Urban Territories. 1st. ed. United Kingdom: Taylor Francis Group, 2021 and RESEARCH IN URBANISM: Concepts and contexts in perspective. Selected Texts. São Paulo. Editora Mackenzie (2023). It organized 26 national and international events, including the International Seminar on World Heritage vs. Historical Landscapes of Production in Ibero-America, in 2023. Winner of the ANPARQ PRIZE 2016 in the "Article Published in a Periodical" category and of the V POSTGRADUATE MEETING PUC-Campinas (2023) as advisor for the best doctoral work. Guest researcher at MARPH - Master in Arquitectura y Patrimonio Histórico (University of Seville - Instituto Andaluz de Patrimônio Histórico) in 2013, with support from Fundación Carolina (Spain). He is a member of the Laboratorio Americano de los Paisajes Históricos de la Producción network. RED APPLab, funded by AUIP (Asociación Universitaria Iberoamericana de Postgrado). Associate member of the Brazilian Committee of the International Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS-BRASIL), of the Association of Critical Heritage Studies (ACHS) and founding member of the Ibero-American Association of Urban History (AIHU). Ad hoc consultant for the National Agency for the Promotion of Research, Technological Development and Innovation of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (Argentina). Evaluator of higher education in Architecture and Urbanism at INEP/MEC and Permanent Member of the Bank of Evaluators (BIPE) of the ARCU-SUL Evaluation System (MERCOSUL). Member of the Expert Committee of the State Education Council of the State of São Paulo. She was coordinator of the ANPARQ 2020 Dissertation Modality Award. Guest editor of a special issue of the International Journal of Heritage Studies on the topic Historic City Centers in Latin America: planning, cultural and socio-economic issues (2023-25). He is part of the Scientific Committee of Ediciones UO, publisher of the Universidad de Oriente, Cuba. She was Editor-in-Chief of the Revista OCULUM ENSAIOS - PUC-Campinas (from 2014 to 2019). She was Executive Secretary of ANPARQ - (management 2015-2016). (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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