Miruna Achim

Miruna Achim holds a B.A in art history from Harvard and a PhD in Latin American studies from Yale. Currently, Achim is professor of history of science at UAM-Cuajimalpa. Main areas of expertise include science in the Americas between the 16th and the 19th century; history of medicine; history of archaeology; history of museums and collections. Achim has published several books and articles. Her most recent book is From idols to Antiquity: Forging the National Museum of Mexico; (2017). This publication reconstructs the formation of the National Museum of Mexico in the nineteenth century and the emergence of pre hispanic artifacts as objects of science and politics.

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