CIUHCT - Centro Interuniversitário de História das Ciências e da Tecnologia

  • Portugal

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Short history

The Centro Interuniversitário de História das Ciências e da Tecnologia (CIUHCT) is the result of the merging of two previous units in the area of History of Science and Technology: Centro de História e Filosofia da Ciência e da Tecnologia (CHFCT) and Centro de História das Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa (CHCUL). From 2007 to 2014 it hosted two research lines associated with its two different host institutions (FCT/UNL and FC/UL). Following the 2014 evaluation period, in which CIUHCT scored the maximum grade – Exceptional, CIUHCT has undergone a thematic reorganization.

General objectives

CIUHCT aims at asserting the relevance of History of STM in building citizenship and European identity, focusing specifically, but not exclusively, in STM historical case studies on Portugal in an international perspective. CIUHCT participates actively in international debates on the concepts of center(s) and periphery(ies), on the relevance of STM knowledge in the construction of modern and contemporary societies, using an innovative methodological framework centered on the trilogy circulation, appropriation and innovation.

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    Research Output

    A cidade e a produção de um espaço privado de investigação biomédica: o Instituto Bento da Rocha Cabral (1921–1953)

    Amaral, I. & Carneiro, A., 2019, Capital Científica. Práticas da Ciência em Lisboa e a História Contemporânea de Portugal. Saraiva, T. & Macedo, M. (eds.). 1st ed. Lisbon: ICS-Imprensa de Ciências Sociais, p. 213–249 36 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    A Mala Anarquista: Fernando Pessoa, Babel e a Comunidade Vindoura (Ensaio Ficcionado)

    Translated title of the contribution: The Anarchist's Suitcase: Fernando Pessoa, Babel and the Community to Come (Semi-Fiction)Auretta, C. D., 2019, Lisboa: Colibri. 130 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • Cultura material, progresso, civilização e identidade nacional: Os caminhos de ferro coloniais em Angola e Moçambique (c. 1870 - c. 1915)

    Translated title of the contribution: Material culture, progress, civilization and national identity: Colonial railways in Angola and Mozambique (c. 1870-c. 1915)Pereira, H. S., 2019, In : Tempo e Argumento. 11, 27, p. 221-254 34 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Open Access
  • Prizes

  • Medalha de Mérito da Academia Brasileira de Medicina Militar

    Isabel Amaral (Recipient), 2018

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    Mention of the 2017 DHST Prize for Young Scholars

    Maria Luísa Sousa (Recipient), 2017

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Activities

    Université de Genève

    Jaume Valentines-Álvarez (Visiting researcher)
    1 Oct 201815 Dec 2018

    Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting an external academic institution

    Representações não-antropocêntricas do Antropocénico.

    Hugo Ricardo Noronha de Almeida (Speaker)
    11 Jul 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation