The medical or therapeutic concepts of pathology, symptoms, crisis and diagnosis abound in
theories and historiography about modern society (Edmund Husserl’s The Crisis of the
European Sciences, Reinhart Koselleck’s Critique and Crisis. Enlightenment and the
Pathogenesis of Modern Society, and Axel Honneth’s Pathologies of Reason are just a few
Ancient-DNA analysis, DNA for genealogy, Cheddar Man, Richard III, the ‘Golden State Killer’, DNA and IQ – the use of genetic science is extremely high profile at the moment, discussed around the world in academic journals and popular publications alike.
It is with great sadness that we note the passing of icon of the field, Hayden White, on the 5th of March 2018.
The third number of Práticas da História is now available online at http://www.praticasdahistoria.pt/en. This special issue is entitled “The archive and the subaltern”, and was coordinated by Carolien Stolte (Leiden University) and António da Silva Rego (Birkbeck, University of London).
Expeditions: Theory of History and Historiography, semiannual publication of the State University of Goiás – UEG, invites the international academic community to submit, non stop system, unpublished articles on History, History Theory and Historiography for the composition of their next number expected to be published in August 2017.