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Scientific exchanges between Brazil and France in the Second Empire: books, instruments and astronomers

Grant number: 16/22571-8
Support type:Research Grants - Visiting Researcher Grant - International
Duration: May 05, 2017 - May 09, 2017
Field of knowledge:Humanities - History
Principal Investigator:Rogerio Monteiro de Siqueira
Grantee:Rogerio Monteiro de Siqueira
Visiting researcher: David Christophe Bruno Aubin
Visiting researcher institution: Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris 6), France
Home Institution: Escola de Artes, Ciências e Humanidades (EACH). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil

Abstract

With the visit of Prof David Aubin, we intend to evolve a early collaboration developed since December 2012 in the following aspects: make in progress a jointly research on the French astronomer Emmanuel Liais and the circulation of books and instruments between France and Brazil in the Second Empire; develop a project in order to submit in the future to FAPESP and ANR (Agence Nationale de Recherche); establish some cooperation agreements between Univesité de Paris 6 and Universidade de São Paulo; presentation of a mini-course on history of astronomy to the graduate students; make in progress the dealings on the potential supervising by Aubin of a PhD student of our group. (AU)