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Human development and cultural design: a dialogue within cultural historical approaches to human development

Grant number: 12/01355-4
Support type:Research Grants - Visiting Researcher Grant - International
Duration: August 01, 2012 - August 15, 2012
Field of knowledge:Humanities - Psychology - Human Development Psychology
Principal researcher:Ana Luiza Bustamante Smolka
Grantee:Ana Luiza Bustamante Smolka
Visiting researcher: Pablo del Rio Pereda
Visiting researcher institution: Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), Spain
Home Institution: Faculdade de Educação (FE). Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Campinas , SP, Brazil


The visit of Professor Pablo del Rio to Brazil is primarily linked to research projects that approach human development in cultural-historical perspective. Two research seminars are planned: a first one, for presentation and discussion of results of recently concluded or in progress research projects (specifications attached); a second one, for presentation and discussion of the visiting professor proposal: "Human Development and Cultural Design: from ecopsychology to Cultural Neuropsychology" (proposal attached). These seminars will be related to a course offered at FE, Unicamp graduate program. The seminars triggering idea is the vygotskian proposal at "The Genesis of higher mental functions: the human development in history and culture". It is also planned within this short visit a colloquium related to the publishing of a book (volume 3rd, Series of Human Development and Cultural Practices, Ed. Mercado de Letras) which includes, in addition to the visiting researcher contribution, the contribution of other researchers from different institutions. These researchers, among others, are being invited to participate in the seminars and discussions. (AU)

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