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Vidal, Fernando
ICREA Research Professor
CEHIC
fernando.vidal@icrea.cat
 

Main Research Areas
History of the human sciences since the 16th century.
History of the body and personal identity

Graduate-level teaching
2011
Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Caujimalpa and Universidad Nacional Autónoma, Mexico – Invited Professor
2010
Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales – Invited Professor
2009
Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro – Invited Professor
2007
Instituto de Medicina Social, Universidade Estadual do Rio de Janeiro – Invited professor
2006
Instituto de Medicina Social, Universidade Estadual do Rio de Janeiro – Invited professor

Postgraduate teaching
Individu, salut i societat. Ciències i biopoders: medicalització i psicologització en la societat contemporànea

Main Research Projects
The cultural history of the "cerebral subject."
The longue-durée history of the relations between notions and practices of
of the self and the body
Endangerment and Its Consequences


Main publications
Vidal, Fernando. "Brainhood, anthropological figure of modernity. " History of the human sciences 22 (1 2009)

Daston, Lorraine; Vidal, Fernando (Editor/s). The moral authority of nature. Chicago, Ill. [u.a.]: Univ. of Chicago Press, 2004.

Vidal, Fernando. "Brains, bodies, selves, and science: Anthropologies of identity and the resurrection of the body. " Critical Inquiry 28 (4 2002)

Vidal, Fernando. The Sciences of the Soul: the Early Modern Origins of Psychology. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011 (French, 2006).

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