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Stefanie Gänger

Professor of Iberian and Latin American History

Institute of History
Iberian and Latin American Department
D-50923 Cologne

Office: Philosophikum, room: 0.015 (Ground Floor)

Phone: + 49 221 / 470 7393 (secretary's office -2033)
Email: sgaenger(at)

Key Publications

  • Circulation. Reflections on Circularity, Entity, and Liquidity in the Language of Global History, Journal of Global History 12, 3 (2017), 303–318.
  • In their Own Hands: Domestic Medicine and ‘the Cure of all Kinds of Tertian and Quartan Fevers’ in Late-Colonial Lima, Colonial Latin American Review 25, 4 (2016), 492–511.
  • Relics of the Past. The Collecting and Study of pre-Columbian Antiquities in Peru and Chile, 1837–1911 (Oxford University Press, Oxford Studies in the History of Archaeology, 2014).

Main Research Topics

  • History of Andean South America in the 18th and 19th Centuries
  • History of Antiquarianism and Archaeology
  • History of Science and Medicine