In 2022 the Kranzberg Lecture will be hold by Maria Paula Diogo. She is Professor of History of Technology and Engineering at the Department of Applied Social Sciences, NOVA School of Science and Technology. Having pioneered the field of History of Technology in Portugal, her research focuses on the History of Technology and Engineering in Portugal and Colonies and on the processes of globalization of science and technology, particularly concerning knowledge transfer, networks, and relationship between centers and peripheries. Her recent publications include Europeans Globalizing: Mapping, Exploiting, Exchanging, (co-author; Palgrave Macmillan, 2016), Gardens and Human agency in the Anthropocene (co-editor; Routledge, 2020), Inventing. A European Nation. Engineers for Portugal from Baroque to Fascism (co-author; Morgan & Claypool, 2021), and Ciência. Tecnologia e Medicina na Construção de Portugal (Science, Technology and Medicine in Portugal (4 volumes); co-editor, Tinta da China 2021).
In 2020, she was awarded the Leonardo da Vinci Medal by SHOT for her pioneering contribution to the field of history of technology in Portugal.
The lecture will be held in June slot of the conference, but the exact date and time, as well as the abstract will be posted here later.