History of Science institute

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    Mòdul de Recerca C - Facultat de Ciències

    08193 Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès)


Organization profile

The IHC research focuses particularly on the History of Science in the 19th and 20th centuries, from diverse perspectives: the relations between science, politics and power; the role of science audiences as active agents in the construction of knowledge; the material, spatial and urban dimensions of science; the history of medicalisation processes and of human science; and the relations between science, health and gender. The IHC also focuses on the relations of the history of science with disciplines such as philosophy, anthropology, sociology and science and technology studies (STS).


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