Gabriela Radulescu, MA

Biographical Note

Gabriela Radulescu is an Elsa-Neumann Fellow pursuing a PhD in the History of Science at the Technical University of Berlin and the Friedrich Alexander University. Her research focuses on science diplomacy in the context of the Soviet search for extraterrestrial intelligence through radio astronomy in the 1960s and 1970s. Gabriela holds an MA Degree in History of Ideas and Science from the University of Iceland, Reykjavik and an MA in Social Anthropology from the National University of Political Studies and Public Administration, Bucharest. She was previously trained as a philosopher, with a BA Degree from the University of Bucharest. Outside of academia, Gabriela has experience in organising TEDx conferences, international volunteering and writing academic book reviews.

Research Interests

– History and Anthropology of Space Science

– Radio Astronomy

– Soviet and Cold War History

– International Scientific Organisations in Space and Astronomy

– Armenia