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Dr. Danielle Heberle Viegas

Dr. Danielle Heberle Viegas

Postdoc Researcher in "Radical Utopian Communities: Global Histories from the Margins, 1900-1950" | Volkswagen Research Fellow attending the special funding program "Corona Crisis and beyond: Perspectives for Science, Scholarship and Society"

Contact

Postal Address
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
School of History
Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1
80539 München
Germany

Address for visitors
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Historicum
Schellingstr. 12 / Room K 024
80799 München

Phone: +49 (0)89 / 2180 - 5354

About Danielle Viegas

Danielle Heberle Viegas is a historian whose research scope encompasses the history of Latin America in the twentieth century and its global connectedness, with an emphasis on urban planning, immigration and environment. At LMU, she is a Postdoc and the primary researcher of the research project "Back to nature: COVID-19, utopia and socio-spatial dynamics in Brazil," funded by the VolkswagenStiftung and their special funding program Corona Crisis and Beyond - Perspectives for Science, Scholarship and Society and integrated into the Radical Utopian Communities project.

In 2015, Danielle Viegas had joined the Lateinamerika-Institut (LAI) at Freie Universität Berlin by means of a CAPES Program/PROBRAL grant. After finishing her PhD in 2016 at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica of Rio Grande do Sul, she became Assistant Professor at Universidade La Salle in Porto Alegre-Canoas, Southern Brazil.

Her field is Urban History, Global History, Environmental History and Utopian Studies, and her interdisciplinary research contributes both to regional and local urban studies in Brazil and Latin America as well as to a global level.

Research interests

- Urban History
- Global History
- Environmental History
- Utopian Studies
- Social Memory

Education

2016 PhD in History (Pontifícia Universidade Católica - Porto Alegre, Brazil/ Doctoral Stay at Free University Berlin, Berlin, Germany);
Thesis: The planning of Porto Alegre metropolitan region and the technical cooperation agreement between Brazil and West Germany (1963-1978)

2011 M.A in History (Pontifícia Universidade Católica - Porto Alegre, Brazil)
Thesis: Between the past and future of the city: urbanization in Canoas, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (1929-1959)

2008 B.A. in History (Universidade Lasalle - Canoas, Brazil)

Posts and positions

since 2021 Post Doc Researcher at LMU München
2016-2020 Assistant Professor at Universidade Lasalle – Canoas, Brazil

Research allocations and grants

2021 Volkswagen Stiftung - Fellowship "Corona Crisis and beyond: Perspectives for Science, Scholarship and Society" special call (LMU München)
2018-2020 Brazilian National Council - CNPq - Grant for research project (Unilasalle Canoas)
2014-2015 Capes-Probral Program Brazil-Germany- PhD Fellowship (FU Berlin)
2012-2016 Brazilian National Council - CNPq - PhD Scholarship (PUCRS Porto Alegre)

Select list of publications

Monograph

VIEGAS, Danielle Heberle (2021). Between the past and the future of the city: an essay on Urban History in South Brazil (1929-1959). Jundiaí: São Paulo.

Organized Books

VIEGAS, Danielle Heberle; Santos, Rodrigo Luis dos (2021). Estudos étnicos e migrações: desafios contemporâneos no campo da cultura e da memória [Ethnic studies and migration: contemporary challenges in the field of culture and memory]. 1ed. Canoas: Editora Unilasalle.

Papers

VIEGAS, Danielle Heberle (2021). “Planejando o terceiro mundo”: transnacionalidade e circulação de ideias em experiências de planejamento urbano (Brasil-Alemanha Federal, décadas de 1960-1970). Esboços, Florianópolis, v. 28, n. 47, p. 93-114, jan./abr. 2021.

VIEGAS, Danielle Heberle (2020). Territory, dictatorship and development: historical perspectives reflecting regionalization programs in Brazil. Revista Brasileira de Estudos Urbanos e Regionais, v. 22, p. 1-23.

Book chapters

VIEGAS, Danielle Heberle (2019). “A cidade como um organismo doente, o urbanismo como a cura”: perspectivas entre saúde e urbanismo na concepção de uma vila operária no Brasil meridional. [The city as a disease and the urbanism as a cure”: perspectives between health and urbanism in the conception of an workers village in southern Brazil]. IN: Isaia, A.; Priego, N. (Org.). História, Ciência e Medicina: Teoria e Pesquisa (Coleção Projeto Liverpool: GT Historical Studies of Science, Technology and Medicine in Latin America (AHILA). 1ed. Canoas: Unilasalle, p. 127-138.

VIEGAS, Danielle Heberle; SCHOSSLER, Joana C. (2017). A prática da vilegiatura: imigrantes e sociabilidades no Sul do Brasil (1880-1930). [The practice of villegiature: immigrants and sociability in Southern Brazil (1880-1930)]. IN: TRUSZ, A. D.; RIBEIRO, C. A.; KNACK, E. R. J.; HERCHMANN, V. V. (Org.). História Cultural: memórias e perspectivas de pesquisa. 1ed. Porto Alegre: Editora Fi, 2017, p. 103-124.