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Herran Corbacho, Néstor
Assistant lecturer
Observatoire des Sciences de l'Univers (OSU) Ecce Terra, Former academic staff of the centre
nestor.herran@upmc.fr
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https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5517-7538



Contact address
Observatoire des Sciences de l'Univers (OSU) Ecce Terra
Sorbonne Université
4, Place Jussieu
75005
Paris (France)


Research interests

History of physics in Spain (20th century)
History of informatics in Spain (20th century)
History of radioactivity and nuclear technology in Europe (20th century)
History of scientific communication (20th century)


Funded research projects

2015-2017 (HAR2014-57776-P): “La física en la construcción de Europa”. Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad, Gobierno de España

2015-2018 (NFRP-12-2015): "HONEST: History of Nuclear Energy and Society". Horizon 2020 Euratom, European Comission


PhD dissertations supervised
Fornés de Juan, Jordi (2016)
De la práctica a la profesión: los informáticos en España, 1950-1982


Main publications (last five years)

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Nestor_Herran2

https://upmc.academia.edu/NestorHerran

Herran, Néstor; Grevsmühl, Sebastian (2016) La terre sous surveillance : enjeux et lieux de recherche d’un projet transnational. Bulletin de l’Institut Pierre Renouvin, 44: 131-141.

Herran, Néstor; Fornés, Jordi (2014) Computing in Transition: the Origins of Barcelona's School of Informatics, 1976-1984. IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, 36 (1): 18-29.

Herran, Néstor; Roqué, Xavier (2013) Historia de la física en España en el siglo XX: Balance y perspectivas. Actes d'Història de la Ciència i de la Tècnica 5 (2013): 11–23

Herran, Néstor; Roqué, Xavier (2013) An Autarkic Science: Physics, Culture, and Power in Franco’s Spain. Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences, 43 (2): 202–235.

Herran, Néstor (2013) “Unscare” and Conceal: The United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation and the Origin of International Radiation Monitoring. In: Turchetti, Simone; Roberts, Peder (eds.) The Surveillance Imperative: Geosciences during the Cold War and Beyond. London, Palgrave, pp. 69-84.

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