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Hochadel, Oliver
Tenured scientist
Medical and scientific culture in urban spaces group, Institució Milà i Fontanals-CSIC

Contact address

Spanish National Research Council
Institució Milà i Fontanals
Egipcíaques, 15
08001 Barcelona
+34 93 442 34 89

Research interests

History of Science popularisation (18th century-present)
History of Electricity (18th century)
History of the Zoo (19th century)
History of Paleoanthropology (20th century)

Funded research projects
2014-2017 (HAR2013-48065-C2-1-P): "Ciencia y Ciudad. Historia Natural, Biología y Biopolítica en la Urbe Dividida. Barcelona frente a Buenos Aires (1868-1936)". Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad, Gobierno de España

PhD dissertations supervised
Carandell Baruzzi, Miquel (2015)
Orce Man. A Public Controversy in Spanish Human Origins Research, 1982-2007

Main publications (last five years)

Hochadel, Oliver; Nieto-Galán, Augstí (eds) (2016) Barcelona: An Urban History of Science and Modernity, 1888-1929. London / New York, Routledge, 258 pp.

Hochadel, Oliver; Carandell, Miquel; Florensa, Clara (eds) (2016) Scoops, Scams and Scuffles. The Construction of Prehistoric Knowledge in Newspapers. Centaurus, 58 (3): 135-256.

Hochadel, Oliver, Nieto-Galan, Agustí (2016) How to write an urban history of STM on the “periphery”. Technology and Culture, 56 (4): 978-988.

Hochadel, Oliver (2015) Ursprung und Überwindung. Heldengeschichten aus ‘Atapuerca’. In: Azzouni, Safia; Böschen, Stefan; Reinhardt, Carsten (eds) Erzählung und Geltung. Wissenschaft zwischen Autorschaft und Autorität. Velbrück Wissenschaft, pp. 107-132.

Hochadel, Oliver (2013) El mito de Atapuerca. Orígenes, ciencia, divulgación. Bellaterra, Servei de Publicacions de la UAB, 389 pp.