This is the page of the research project
"Science and Prejudice: A Social History of
Epilepsy in Brazilian Early Medical Writings (1859-1906)".
The research project is
being conducted in the History Department of PUC-Rio by a
research team coordinated by Professor Margarida de Souza Neves,
with support from the National Council for Scientific and
Technological Development (CNPq) and the Carlos Chagas Filho
Research Foundation of the State of Rio de Janeiro (FAPERJ).
More information on the project?s general lines and the research
group can be obtained through the pages of this site, which
presents the team?s academic works, the research instruments
used, information on libraries, records and other collections in
Rio de Janeiro, the group?s working agenda and the services
offered by the site.