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Paola Govoni

Associate Professor

Department of Philosophy and Communication Studies

Academic discipline: M-STO/05 History of Science and Technology

Curriculum vitae

Academic Career

2018-: Associate Professor of the History of Science (Department of Philosophy and Communication Studies, University of Bologna).

2017: Abilitazione as Professor of the History of Science (ASN 2016, 1st term).

2016-2017: Associate Professor of the History of Science (Department of Education Studies, University of Bologna).

2014-: Founding member and Coordinator (2014-2017) of Alma Gender Integreted Research Team.

2013: Abilitazione as Associate Professor of the History of Science (ASN 2012).

2010-2016: Assistant Professor of the History of Science (Department of Education Studies, University of Bologna).

2009: Founding member of CSGE, Center for Gender and Education Studies (University of Bologna).

2006-: Member of the STEP, the International research group on Science and Tech. in the European Periphery, and of the Steering committee (2006-08).

1991-: Member of CIS, the International Centre for the History of Universities and Science at the University of Bologna.

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Education

1993: PhD, University of Florence.

1987: Laurea degree in Philosophy (with honors), University of Bologna.

Recent and in-progress projects

2018-: Literary Knowledge (1890-1950): Modernisms and the Sciences in Europe, University of Leuven.

2016-: Women in Mathematics: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, Oberwolfach Research Institute for Mathematics.

2014-2016:   European project Irresistible, FP7-Science-in-Society-2013-1, Activity 5.2.2 Young people and science.

2011-2013: Global Spencerism, coord. by Bernard Lightman (York University).

2012-2013: History of European Universities, 19th and 20th centuries.

2010-2013: 20th Century Science Communication in Europe: The Political and Cultural Context, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin.

2007-2010: European Thematic Network Project ACUME2, Interfacing Sciences, Literature and the Humanities, project Interfacing.

2006-2009: Popularization of Science in the European Periphery, STEP, Science and Technology in the European Periphery.

Fellowships and grants

2004-07: Research lecturer (assegno di ricerca), Department of Philosophy, University of Bologna.

2002-03: Visiting Scholar, Department of the History of Science, Harvard University.

2001-2010: Faculty Associate, Faculty of Education, University of Bologna.

1994-2000:   Research associate, University of Bologna.

1993-1995: Postdoc fellowship, University of Bologna.

1992: International Summer School in History of Science, Berkeley.

1990: International Summer School in History of Science, Uppsala.

1989-90: Visiting Fellow, Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, London.

1988-92: PhD fellowship, University of Florence.