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Fragmentation socio-spatiale et urbanisation – Bourses de post-doctorat au Brésil

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Published on Thursday, December 20, 2018


Le groupe de recherche « Production de l'espace et Redéfinitions régionales » (GAsPERR) de la faculté des sciences et technologie de l'université de l'État de São Paulo (UNESP, campus de Presidente Prudente) propose huit bourses de post-doctorat. Ces bourses sont proposées dans le cadre du projet de recherche « Fragmentation socio-spatiale et urbanisation brésilienne : échelles, vecteurs, rythmes, formes et contenus » (FragUrb) qui porte que les thèmes suivants : centre, centralité, mobilité ;  pratiques spatiales et quotidien; espaces publics; fragmentation socio-spatiale, production et consommation des habitats.



The Research Group on the Production of Space and Regional Redefinitions (GAsPERR) at School of Science and Technology, São Paulo State University, (UNESP), Presidente Prudente, Brazil, notifies the selection process for eight post-doctorate grants to work with the research project named Social-spatial fragmentation and contemporary urbanization: scales, vectors, rhythms, forms, and contents (FragUrb), on the following themes:

  1. Centre, centrality and mobility;
  2. Spatial practices and daily life;
  3. Public spaces;
  4. Social spatial fragmentations, production and consumption of housing. 

The selected candidates are going to work at GAsPERR, FCT UNESP, at Rua Roberto Simonsen, 305, Presidente Prudente, São Paulo, Brazil.  FAPESP post-doctorate will grant R$ 7.373,10 monthly payment, during 24 months and it could be renewed for 2 periods of 12 months, depending on the scholarships’ performances.  

Research areas

  • Human Geography;
  • Urban Geography;
  • Social Geography; 
  • Economic Geography;
  • Urbanism.

Profile and selection

Candidates must have a PhD in Geography or in related areas for less than seven years. The scholarships selection will be done through the evaluation criteria of student’s background as a researcher (areas of master and doctoral subjects; research projects on which they have participated in; publications; thesis and master directions already done, if any. Candidates must write a text about their work planning (view the edital) for which it was registered. The post doctorate internship project coordinator or supervisor will interview the candidates, which could be done on Skype for candidates who do not live in Presidente Prudente.   

Subscription, documents and dates

Subscription form available on: subscription form, as well as the eight planning works (corresponding to each one of the postdoc grant) must be attached in PDF and sent exclusively to  

Deadlines:  15th, January, 2019. 


  • Rua Roberto Simonsen, 305
    Presidente Prudente, Brazil (19060-900)


  • Tuesday, January 15, 2019


  • fragmentation, sociospatial, ville, urbanisation, centralité, espace public, habitat, quotidien


  • Cathy Chatel
    courriel : cathy [dot] chatel [at] u-paris [dot] fr
  • Eda Goes
    courriel : emg071963 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Maria Encarnação Sposito
    courriel : mebsposito [at] gmail [dot] com

Information source

  • Cathy Chatel
    courriel : cathy [dot] chatel [at] u-paris [dot] fr


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