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Structure Department of Historical and Geographic Sciences and the Ancient World
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Qualification Ricercatore a tempo determinato di tipo B
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Notice and additional information
Information and list with the bibliography of the exam of History of science a.a. 2018/2019 for students who have attended or not the course is now available in Moodle.

Office hours
Ufficio 03.35- Dipartimento DISSGEA - Via del Vescovado, 30 - 35141 Padova Nei mesi di gennaio e febbraio 2020 il ricevimento si svolge su appuntamento. Si prega di contattare la docente per email per fissare un incontro.
L'ufficio si trova al secondo piano, nell'edificio dopo il cortile.
(updated on 07/01/2020 17:36)

Curriculum Vitae
Elena Canadelli is a Historian of Science interested in visual studies in science, science museum studies, cultures of natural history in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the history of evolutionary thought and the relationship between science and popular culture during the nineteenth century. She's been working as Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track Researcher B-Type/Ricercatore di tipo B) in History of Science at the Dipartimento di Scienze Storiche Geografiche e dell'Antichità (DiSSGeA) of the University of Padova since October 2017. She's collaborating with the National Museum "Leonardo da Vinci" of Science and Technology in Milan with a project on the history of the museum (1930-1964) and with the Muse, the Museum of natural sciences in Trento with a project on the history of geology in Trentino. She is part of the COST Action - Oceans Past Platform (OPP) and Associate Editor at Nuncius. Journal of the Material and Visual History of Science.
She worked as Researcher On Fixed-Term Contracts (A) at the Polythecnic University of Turin from January 2017 to September 2017. She taught History of Biology at the Biology Department of the University of Milan (Winter Semester 2016/2017). In 2018 she held the National qualification as Associate professor in History of Science. In 2009 she held a Ph.D. in History of Science from the University of Pisa. Then she has been a postdoctoral Research Fellow in History of Science at the University of Milano-Bicocca and at the University of Padova. She collaborated with the International Research Network “History of Scientific Objects”, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin. From 2003 to 2005 she received a scholarship of the University of Milano to research at the Ernst-Haeckel-Haus, Institut für Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften, Medizin und Technik, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität, Jena, Germany.
She is author of several books and articles and she is currently writing a book about how science uses images to be published by the Italian publisher Carocci. Recently, she edited a volume for the Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press on artefacts, scientific museums and exhibitions along the XX century, available on-line

Lecturer's Curriculum (PDF): 72D4085261B2B46F2704B71051BB4759.pdf

Research areas
Storia del collezionismo e dei musei scientifici; Storia delle scienze della natura e della vita tra Sette e Novecento; Scienza, immagini e immaginario; Storia delle comunità naturalistiche, con particolare riferimento all'ambito italiano; Storia materiale e visuale della scienza


Lecturer's Publications (PDF): 72D4085261B2B46F2704B71051BB4759.pdf

List of taught course units in A.Y. 2019/20
Degree course code (?) Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
SC1178 COMMON SCO2045688 12 2nd Year (2019/20) First
LE0607 COMMON LE09108523 6 2nd Year (2019/20) Second
LE0614 COMMON LE09108523 6 1st Year (2019/20) Second

Responsibility of other activity for A.Y. 2019/20
Degree course code (?) Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
LE0600 COMMON LEL1004278 3 2nd Year (2019/20) Annual ITA ELENA CANADELLI
LE0607 COMMON LEL1004267 3 1st Year (2019/20) Annual ITA ELENA CANADELLI