M.A. Augusto Petter, EUI

Email address: augusto.castanho@eui.eu

Institutional Affiliation: European University Institute (EUI) Florence – IT


Augusto Petter is a history Ph.D. researcher at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy, where he was awarded the Jacob Burckhardt Fellowship. He holds an MA in history from the Higher School of Economics in Saint Petersburg, Russia. He has experience researching nineteenth-century monarchies, imperial history, and philosophy of history. His current research centres on the journeys abroad of the Brazilian emperor Dom Pedro II in the late nineteenth century and the aesthetic aspects of sovereignty.

Current research projects on modern monarchy:

Ph.D. dissertation: Here There and Everywhere: the ubiquitous presence of Dom Pedro II in 1876-1877. Funded by the Jacob Burckhardt Fellowship at the EUI – Florence.

Forthcoming, current or recent research publications on modern monarchy:

PETTER, Augusto. The Imperial Meteor: time and velocity in Pedro II’s journey of 1876-77. Revista Acta Poloniae Historica (Warsaw), (In press).

ARMANI, Carlos Henrique; PETTER, Augusto. No Eclipse da História: Afonso Celso e o Pensamento Monarquista no Brasil em Fin-de-Siècle. Revista Expedições (Morrinhos/GO), v. 8, n. 3, set./dez. 2017.





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