Alejandra Osorio Tarazona

Postdoctoral Fellow (Mai 2023-Apr 2025)

Alejandra Osorio Tarazona is a Postdoctoral Fellow whose research focuses on indigenous agricultural knowledge in Peru and the changes in its perception following the growth of international environmental discourse. She has published articles on writing a history of technology with unofficial archival sources and the role of long-standing and local knowledge and techniques in Latin America. Before joining the MPIWG, she worked as a Doctoral Research Fellow for the project A Global History of Technology, 1850–2000 at the Technical University of Darmstadt. Her doctoral thesis investigated technologies and culinary knowledge in Peru and Argentina in the twentieth century.


From Recipients to Producers: Indigenous Peasants’ Knowledge and Sustainable Farming in Peru (1950–2010)


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