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Diana Gonçalves Vidal


Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Faculdade de Educação (FE)  (Institutional affiliation from the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

Diana Gonçalves Vidal completed her PhD in History of Education at the University of São Paulo in 1995. After that, she began her academic career at the same University. In 2010 she became Full Professor. She is Senior Editor of the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education; and coordinator of the Project Knowledges and practices in borders: toward a transnational history of education (1810-...) (FAPESP 2018/26699-4). She holds the position of Researcher 1A at CNPq, is leader of the Interdisciplinary Research Group on History of Education (NIEPHE-USP), a member of Theory and History of Education International Research Group, and a researcher at Advanced Studies Instituto (IEA- USP). She serves FAPESP's Evaluation Board for Human and Social Sciences, and is a member of the Editorial Board of the History of Education journal (UK), Encounters in theory and history of education (Canadá), Caderno do Instituto Luso-Brasileiro (Germany), Thesaurus scholae. Fonti e studi sul patrimonio storico-educativo (Italy), British Journal for Educational Studies (BJES) (UK) and Revista Argentina de Investigación Educativa (Argentina). She served the Executive Committee of ISCHE (2014-2021) and acted as its Treasurer (2018-2021). In the past, she was member of the Editorial Board of ISCHE/ Palgrave Macmillan's Global Histories of Education (and former editor-in-chief from 2016 to 2020); President of Brazilian History of Education Society (2003-2007); President of the Committee for Education at CNPq (National Council for Research), National State Department of Science and Technology, Brazil (2012-2015); vice-dean of Faculty of Education (USP) (2014-2018) and Dean of the Institute of Brazilian Studies (IEB-USP, 2018-2022). She has been awarded scholarships by a variety of organizations and foundations and served as a visiting professor in Paris, Beijin, London and Buenos Aires. Her research interests include the New Education, school culture, school practices, historiography of education, connected and transnational history and digital humanities. She has published books, articles and chapters on these issues, including, in the past five years: VIDAL, Diana. Teachers? Practices And Teacher Models: Anísio Teixeira And Initial Teacher Training (Rio de Janeiro, 1932?1935). Encounters in Theory and History of Education Vol. 23, 2022, 24-47. VIDAL, Diana; ALCÂNTARA, W. R.R. . The material turn in the History of Education. Educació i Història: Revista d'Història de l'Educació, v. 38, p. 11, 2021. ALCÂNTARA, W. R. ; VIDAL, Diana . The Syndicat Commercial du Mobilier et du matériel d?Enseignement and the transnational trade of school artefacts (Brazil and France in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries). Paedagogica historica, p. 1-15, 2020. VIDAL, Diana. The failure of a pedagogical innovation: learning to write in Brazil and France at the end of the nineteenth century, in Gary McCullock, Ivor Goodson e Mariano González-Delgado. (Org.). Transnational Perspectives on Curriculum History. 1ed.Londres: Routledge, 2019, v. 1, p. 181-197. VIDAL, Diana. Transnational education in the late nineteenth century: Brazil, France and Portugal connected by a school museum, in Heather Ellis. (Org.). Science, Technologies and Material Culture in the History of Education. 1ed.New York: Routledge, 2018, v. 1, p. 110-127. VIDAL, Diana; PAULILO, A. L. . School culture. 1. ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. VIDAL,Diana. Transnational education in the late nineteenth century: Brazil, France and Portugal connected by a school museum, in History of Education, v. 47, p. 1-14, 2017. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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