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The productive elites from Minas Gerais and the debate on education from late XIXth to early XXth century

Grant number: 13/13576-8
Support type:Scholarships abroad - Research Internship - Doctorate
Effective date (Start): February 01, 2014
Effective date (End): June 30, 2014
Field of knowledge:Humanities - Education
Principal Investigator:Marta Maria Chagas de Carvalho
Grantee:Carolina Mostaro Neves da Silva
Supervisor abroad: Mônica Raisa Schpun
Home Institution: Faculdade de Educação (FE). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Local de pesquisa : École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), France  
Associated to the scholarship:11/12391-9 - From agricultural, commercial and industrial Congress to commercial association: discourses and proposals on education and professional trainning by productive elites from Minas Gerais (1896-1906), BP.DR

Abstract

This proposal aims a six months stage at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, in Paris, with the objective of actualizing the bibliography on history of the elites, and discuss the viability of using the term "productive elites", an essential concept in this doctorate research. The dialogue with French historiography, which deals with that subject, has been essential in its definition, and should to be deepening during its experience. The stage also would permit to dialogue with researchers which have been studying the Brazilian history, such as Mônica R. Schpun, from EHESS, with relevant work about elites from São Paulo. It aims, moreover, to do a bibliographic review on vocational education in France, because French which initiatives dated from the late XIXth century are frequently quoted in sources. It's also relevant; to schedule debates and initiatives on instruction did by civil society's groups or individuals, linked to productive activities in France, in order to elaborate a useful pattern to analyze proposals from Minas, especially when they point out the French case as an example. (AU)