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Girón Sierra, Álvaro
Tenured scientist
Medical and scientific culture in urban spaces group, Institució Milà i Fontanals-CSIC
agiron@imf.csic.es
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Has worked for years on the process of appropriation of different versions of evolutionism/Darwinism by the libertarian movement inside and outside Spain. As a senior research fellow at the IMF-CSIC, he is now currently working on the relationship between free thinking, the Masons, radical culture and Darwinism.

https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8222-5577


Contact address
Spanish National Research Council
Institució Milà i Fontanals

Egipcíaques, 15
08001 Barcelona
+34 93 442 34 89


Research interests

History of Darwinism and its impact in Spanish anarchism
Ethics, politics and Darwinism in European left movements


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


Main publications (last five years)
https://csic.academia.edu/%C3%81lvaroGir%C3%B3nSierra
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Alvaro_Giron-Sierra/publications

Girón Sierra, Álvaro; Molero-Mesa, Jorge (2016) The Rose of Fire: Anarchist culture, urban spaces and management of scientific knowledge in a divided city. In: Hochadel, Oliver; Nieto-Galán, Agustí (eds) Barcelona (1888-1929). An urban history of science and modernity. Oxford, Routledge, pp. 115-135

Girón Sierra, Álvaro (2014) El darwinismo republicano y librepensador de un joven naturalista: Odón de Buen y del Cos y las dominicales del librepensamiento (1883-1900). In: Puig-Samper, Miguel Ángel; Orrego, Francisco: Ruíz, Rosaura; Uribe, J. Alfredo (eds) Yammerschuner. Darwin y la darwinización en Europa y América latina. Madrid, Doce Calles-UNAM, pp. 201-223

Girón Sierra, Álvaro (2013) Segando la hierba bajo los pies del cristianismo: darwinismo y religión en Piotr Kropotkin (1842-1921). In: Ruiz, Rosaura; Puig-Samper, Miguel Ángel; Zamudio, Graciela (eds) Darwinismo, Biología y Sociedad. Madrid-México, Doce Calles-UNAM, pp 193-209

Calvo-Calvo, Luis; Girón, Álvaro; Puig-Samper, Miguel Ángel (2013) Naturaleza y laboratorio. Barcelona, Residència d’Investigadors CSIC-Generalitat de Catalunya, 389 pp.

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