History of Evolution and Heredity in Brazil

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Upcoming Meetings

There are no currently scheduled upcoming events.


Past Meetings

  • February 18, 2022

    Guest: Rodrigo Ramos Lima, PhD, Fiocruz/Brazil.
     
    Title of the presentation: "A hormonal eugenics: endocrinological diseases as a medical and social problem in Brazil (1909-1948)" / "Uma eugenia hormonal: As doenças endocrinológicas como problema médico e social no Brasil (1909- 1948)".
     
    Reading: Between Snakes and Plants, Several Glands: The Hormones Production and the Assistance to the Endocrinological Diseases in Butantan Institute – 1917-1945 
     


  • November 17, 2021

    November 17, 2021 - “Psiquiatria Genética na Eugenia alemã e no Brasil” - Pedro Muñoz (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro)
     


  • October 27, 2021

    "Theodosius Dobzhansky e os brasileiros"
    Aldo Mellender de Araújo (Instituto de Biociências - UFRGS)


  • September 15, 2021

    "Epistemologia feminista e caminhos para uma ciência melhor: discussões em torno do conceito de objetividade e dos saberes localizados"
    - Eliza Teixeira de Toledo (PhD in History from the Graduate Program in History of Science and Health at Casa de Oswaldo Cruz - COC-Fiocruz)
    - Isabela Dornelas PhD Candidate (History Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais; Visiting Predoctoral Fellow, Max Planck Institute for History of Science)
     


  • June 16, 2021

    June 16, 2021 –“Síndrome Congênita do ZikaVírus, Deficiência e memória da Eugenia” - Alessandra Santana (Federal University of Bahia Ondina)


  • May 12, 2021

    "Gene e desenvolvimento no período pré-Síntese moderna (1926-1931)," Fernanda Arcanjo (PhD student, University of Sao Paulo, Faculty of Philosophy, Sciences and Letters at Ribeirão Preto)


  • April 14, 2021

    "Interações interdisciplinares: genética humana e povos indígenas no Brasil” – Rosanna Dent (Rutgers University)


  • November 18, 2020

    Hello everyone!
    (também em português, abaixo)
     
    Next Wednesday, Claude-Olivier Doron (Université Paris Diderot) is going a speech about "The genetic redefinition of race between science and (science)-fiction: the case of William Boyd." He will speak in English. 
     
    We are sending a paper by Doron about the subject. 
     
    Remember: the meeting happens at 12 p.m. (Eastern Time), 2 p.m.(Brasília Time).
     
    See you next Wednesday!
    Robert Wegner 
    ____________________

    Olá, pessoal!
    Na próxima quarta-feira, Claude-Olivier Doron (Université Paris Diderot), fará a exposição sobre "A redefinição genética da raça entre ciência e (ciência)-ficção: o caso de William Boyd". A apresentação será feita em inglês.
    Estamos enviando um texto escrito por Doron sobre o tema.
    Lembre-se: o encontro ocorre ao meio dia do Leste dos EUA e às 14 horas do horário de Brasília.
    Abraços!
    Robert Wegner.

     


  • September 16, 2020

    William deJong-Lambert, Bronx Community College (CUNY), “Synthesizing a Synthesis: The Relationship between Theodosius Dobzhansky, Andre Dreyfus, Crodowaldo Pavan and Antonio Brito da Cunha”
     
     


  • June 17, 2020

    Marcelo Lima Loreto, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Paper: “Breve ensaio sobre política e ciência".
     

    Dear colleagues, sorry for the delay in attaching the text. It can also be accessed through this link:
     
    <https://drive.google.com/file/d/1adaAgXemISHpeMDj3ENu0NRHkEF470xf/view>
     
    Any questions, just let me know.
     

    Below is the link to my thesis if you are interested in additional information that is suggested in the attached text.
     
    <http://www.hcte.ufrj.br/docs/teses/2019/marcelo_lima_loreto.pdf>

     
     
     
    Sincerely,
    Marcelo

     


Group Conveners

  • William.deJong-Lambert's picture

    William deJong-Lambert

    William deJong-Lambert is a Professor of History at Bronx Community College, CUNY who will be spending the spring semester 2025 teaching at the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul as a Fulbright scholar while researching a biography of Theodosius Dobzhansky.  

     

  • PaulaHabib's picture

    Paula Habib

    Paula Habib is a Professor of History at the Federal University Fluminense (UFF/Brazil). Habib´s research specializes in history of agriculture, genetics, history of biology and eugenics during the first decades of the 20 th century. She holds a Ph.D. in History of Science and Health by Oswaldo Cruz Foundation/Fiocruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

     

  • marcelo.loreto@gmail.com's picture

    Marcelo Lima Loreto

    Visiting Scholar at Columbia University (Institute of Latin American Studies), United
    States. 2022-2023.

     
    Science journalist working for Folha de São Paulo and other media.
     
    Research fellow at the Consortium for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine. 2021-2022. Project, here.
     
    Ph.D. in History of Science by the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, 2019, Brazil. 
    Dissertation thesis, here.
     

     

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