André Felipe Cândido da Silva

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André Felipe Cândido da Silva holds two bachelor’s degrees, one in the Biological Sciences (Microbiology and Immunology), earned in 2003 from the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, and one in History, earned in 2009 from the Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro. In 2006, he received his master’s in the History of the Sciences and Health from PPGHCS, where he obtained his PhD in the same field in 2011, with a dissertation on the scientific career of Henrique da Rocha Lima and scientific relations between Brazil and Germany. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the Department of History of the Universidade de São Paulo. He is a researcher with the Casa de Oswaldo Cruz Research Department, professor with PPGHCS, and science co-editor for the journal História, Ciências, Saúde—Manguinhos. His research and teaching interests include the history of the sciences; transnational and global history; the history of tropical medicine; science and transnational cultural relations in the twentieth century; the history of diseases; and health and the environment. He is currently investigating scientific relations between Brazil and Germany and the circulation of knowledge; twentieth-century scientific expeditions to Brazil; and the ties between agriculture, disease, and ecology.

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Selected Publications:

SILVA, André Felipe Cândido da; BENCHIMOL, Jaime Larry. Malaria and quinine resistance: the circulation of a medical and scientific issue between Brazil and Germany (1907-1919). Medical History, v. 58, n. 1, p. 1-26, 2014.

SILVA, André Felipe Cândido da. “The Scientist-Diplomat”: Henrique da Rocha Lima and the Germany-Brazil relations (1919-1927). Jahrbuch für Geschichte Lateinamerikas, Köln/ Weimar, Wien, Bd 50, p. 261-, 2013.

SILVA, André Felipe Cândido da. A diplomacia das cátedras: a política cultural externa alemã e o ensino superior paulista – os casos da USP e da Escola Paulista de Medicina. Revista História (São Paulo), v. 32, n. 1, p. 401-431, 2013.

SÁ, Magali Romero; SILVA, André Felipe Cândido da. La Revista Medica de Hamburgo y la Revista Medica Germano-Ibero-Americana: diseminación de la medicina germánica en España y América Latina (1920-1933). Asclepio (Madrid), v. LXII, p. 7-34, 2010.

BENCHIMOL, Jaime Larry & SILVA, André Felipe Cândido da. Ferrovias, doenças e medicina tropical no Brasil da Primeira RepúblicaHistória, Ciências, Saúde - Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro, v. 15, n. 3, pp. 719-762, 2008.

SILVA, André Felipe Cândido da. A campanha contra a broca-do-café em São Paulo. (The campaign against the coffee berry borer in São Paulo) História, Ciências, Saúde - Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro, v. 13, n. 4, p. 957-993, 2006.



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