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Dr. Cecilia Gárgano is an associate Researcher of the National Council for Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET). In addition to that, she is associate Professor at the School of Humanities, National University of San Martín (UNSAM). She is Coordinator of the Research Program Socio-environmental conflicts, knowledge and policies in the “Argentine extractivist map”, Human Sciences Research Laboratory (LICH-UNSAM-CONICET).

As a specialist in the recent history of science and socio-environmental problems of the Argentine rural area, she analyzes the production of scientific knowledge oriented to agriculture and its political, social and environmental implications.

Short
biography

Dr. Cecilia Gárgano is an associate Researcher of the National Council for Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET). In addition to that, she is associate Professor at the School of Humanities, National University of San Martín (UNSAM). She is Coordinator of the Research Program Socio-environmental conflicts, knowledge and policies in the “Argentine extractivist map”, Human Sciences Research Laboratory (LICH-UNSAM-CONICET).

As a specialist in the recent history of science and socio-environmental problems of the Argentine rural area, she analyzes the production of scientific knowledge oriented to agriculture and its political, social and environmental implications.

CONTRIBUTION TO THE PROJECT

Cecilia Gárgano focuses on the history of science, social and environmental policy, and agrarian extractivism. During her fellowship, Dr. Gárgano investigates the social, economic, and environmental impacts of state knowledge production focused on rural extractivism in Argentina. She enriches the collaborative research project’s perspective on the social model of extractivism, focusing on technical-scientific discourses and agrarian extractivism.

Recent Publications (Selection)

Gárgano, Cecilia (2022). “El campo como alternativa infernal. Pasado y presente de una matriz productiva ¿sin escapatoria?” Buenos Aires: Imago Mundi- Fundación Heinrich Böll Cono Sur: 290.  VIEW PUBLICATION


Gárgano, Cecilia (2021). “El agro argentino en estado de excepción permanente. San José de la Esquina, del accidente a la normalización.” Revista Kavilando 12(2): 310-325. VIEW PUBLICATION


Gárgano, Cecilia (2020a). “Materialismo histórico, ciencia y tecnología. Apuntes para una teoría crítica de la ciencia desde el desierto verde argentino.” Realidad Económica Vol. 49, n° 300: 9-34. VIEW PUBLICATION


Gárgano, Cecilia (2020b). “Problemáticas socioambientales, expertos, y encrucijadas en el campo argentino. Letras Verdes.” Revista Latinoamericana De Estudios Socioambientales, (28): 49-66. VIEW PUBLICATION


Gárgano, Cecilia (2020c). “Estado y ciencia empresarial en la Argentina del agronegocio. Implicancias políticas del conocimiento ¿útil?, un estudio de caso.” Sociohistórica. Cuadernos del CIS 46.  VIEW PUBLICATION