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The Carrara Herbal – Sarah Kyle’s Pandora’s box

Sarah R. Kyle, Associate Professor of Humanities, University of Central Oklahoma, has just published a book  Medicine & Humanism in Late Medieval Italy: the Carrara Herbal in Padua (Routledge 2016). For a discount code, see Routledge brochure pdf Here is … Continue reading

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Deadline 6 July: Funded PhD opportunity on Hans Sloane’s Books

Visitors to this site might have or know of brilliant undergraduates or Master’s students looking for a funded PhD position. ‘Hans Sloane’s Books: an early Enlightenment library and its material relationships’ is funded by the AHRC (UK), and is a … Continue reading

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New Book by Florike Egmond: Eye for Detail

Those of you who remember Florike Egmond’s rediscovery of Gessner’s natural history drawings would be interested to know that her book discussing those drawings and MUCH more, is now in press. And she’s ask me to share the flyers that … Continue reading

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Alex Seltzer on Catesby

From Alex Seltzer – Catesby and physico-theology article published 20 Feb.,2016 Announcing the publication of the following article by Alex Seltzer:  “Catesby’s Conundrums:  mixing representation with metaphor,”  The British Art Journal, XVI no. 3 (Winter 2015/16), 82-92.  The author argues … Continue reading

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Networking with the Fabrica

Networking with a Book, or How Vesalius Gave away his Complimentary Copies of the Fabrica Dániel Margócsy, Márk Somos and Stephen Joffe (The authors are currently conducting a census of the 1543 and 1555 editions of the Fabrica. Please let … Continue reading

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Notes and Records – Essay Prize – deadline 31-01-16

Notes and Records: the Royal Society Journal for the History of Science is offering an essay prize. This biennial competition is open to researchers in the history of science, technology and medicine who have completed a postgraduate degree within the … Continue reading

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2 PhDs @ Leiden in Ichthyology

Visitors to this website might be interested to know that there are two PhD (full-time) places on offer at the Faculty of Humanities, Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society (LUCAS) is looking for a PhD student to work … Continue reading

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Two Post-doctoral posts in the graphic and pictorial practices of the early Royal Society

Making Visible: the graphic and pictorial practices of the early Royal Society (CRASSH, University of Cambridge) 2 x Postdoctoral Associates, starting 1 September 2015, for 3.5 years Deadline: 8 April 2015.  Online application at: CRASSH This AHRC-funded project examines the … Continue reading

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Call for proposals: Art and Science in the Early Modern Low Countries @Rijksmuseum and Trippenhuis

‘Art and Science in the Early Modern Low Countries’  Amsterdam, 17-18 September 2015; submit proposals by 15 April 2015 CALL FOR PROPOSALS Anticipating plans for a future exhibition on Art and Science in the Early Modern Low Countries (ca 1550-1730), … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Modern Scientific Observing Depicting Disseminating @ Graz

Observing – Depicting – Disseminating
The Scientific Perspective in the Modern Period Symposium: 7-9 May 2015; Sign up by 1 February 2015 Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the interdisciplinary Centre for the History of Science at the University of Graz is organising … Continue reading

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