The Spatiality of Periods in the Space-Time Relationship




Periods, Networks, Relations, Spaciality, Imagined spaces


This article focuses on a topic of the space-time interface. Like geographic regions, periods are open to the scrutiny of time and space. Moving through an epistemological discussion, it aims to reflect on the spatiality of the periods, proposing to see them both as networks, as imagined spaces and as arbitrariness. Methodologically, it is based on a discursive strategy that denies the separate approaches between ideas and materiality, even though the approach to periods through relations - whether by temporal duration or spatial extension - is the one that provides the best adherence. We conclude that periods, when viewed from the perspective of spatial relationships, are caricatures of reality that take part in communicative strategies with an oblique homogenizing principle.


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Author Biographies

Leonardo Luiz Silveira da Silva, Instituto Federal do Norte de Minas Gerais- IFNMG- Salinas-Minas Gerais -Brasil

PhD in Geography,  Spatial Information Treatment (2016) by PUC-MG. Completed Post-Doctoral internship (2018-2019) at the Department of Geography at PUC-MG,  Professor EBTT at IFNMG Campus Salinas, Salinas, Minas Gerais, Brazil




Alfredo Costa, Instituto Federal do Norte de Minas Gerais- IFNMG- Pirapora-Minas Gerais -Brasil

PhD in Geography from the Federal University of Minas Gerais and Professor EBTT at the Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology of Northern Minas Gerais (IFNMG). He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Geography from UFMG, and a Master's Degree in Analysis and Modeling of Environmental Systems from the same University. He is also a specialist in Teaching in Professional and Technological Education (IFNMG).



Larissa Santos Rocha da Silva, Instituto Federal do Norte de Minas Gerais- IFNMG- Salinas-Minas Gerais -Brasil

Master in Forestry Engineering, Substitute Professor at IFNMG Campus Salinas, Salinas, Minas Gerais, Brazil,


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How to Cite

SILVA, L. L. S. da; COSTA, A.; SILVA, L. S. R. da . The Spatiality of Periods in the Space-Time Relationship. Geopauta, [S. l.], v. 5, n. 3, p. e9500, 2021. DOI: 10.22481/rg.v5i3.e2021.e9500. Disponível em: Acesso em: 6 dec. 2021.



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