Research

Member of UPF's Research Group on Empires, Metropolises, and Extra-European Societies (GRIMSE)

Current Funded Projects

PI of the research project "The Maya Forest as a Global Commodity Frontier" funded by UPF's Planetary Wellbeing initiative.

Core member running the British Academy Research Project 'Commodities of Empire'.

Co-Principal Investigator of the Mellon Foundation-funded project: Urban Palisades. Technology in the Making of Santa Fe, Mexico City.

Researcher at a Mexican project (funded by Conacyt) on technical assistance and development during the Cold War.

Researcher at a project funded by the Spanish Government on the memory of slavery in Spain.

Additional Professional Activity

Member of the editorial boards of Technology and CultureArtefactGlobal Epistemics; and Illes i Imperis — for the latter I am also the book review editor.

Co-convener of the Consortium for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine Working Group on Latin America

Elected to the Governing Board of the International Society for the History and Theory of Intellectual Property Rights (ISHTIP) for the period 2020-2025. 

Reviewer for several academic journals, including History of ScienceEnterprise & Society, Technology and Culture, History of Technology and The Hispanic American Historial Review as well as for book publishers such as BloomsburyCambridge University PressOxford University Press, Rowman & Littlefield, Palgrave and JHU Press.