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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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Call for Abstracts: Netherlandish Art in its Global Context

Call for Abstracts: Netherlands Yearbook for History of Art / Nederlands Kunsthistorisch Jaarboek, Volume 66: Netherlandish Art in its Global Context / De mondiale context van Nederlandse kunst Netherlandish art testifies in various ways to the increased interconnectivity of the … Continue reading

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Vivitur Ingenio: a virtual exhibition of Vesalius’s Fabrica and Epitome @ Cambridge

Vivitur Ingenio: a virtual exhibition of Vesalius’s Fabrica and Epitome ‘Vivitur ingenio, caeteris mortis erunt’ – one lives on by the spirit, the rest shall belong to death – was a line commonly attributed to Virgil lamenting the death of … Continue reading

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Project Editor Post for the Casebook Project at Cambridge

Some visitors to this site might be interested to know about the following job opportunity. Casebooks Project Editor (Research Assistant/Associate) Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge The Department seeks to appoint an Editor to work on … Continue reading

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Workshop at Southampton: Looking at Images 21 May & 19 June

Posted on behalf of the Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton We would like to invite postgraduate and early career researchers to take part in an AHRC-funded project: Looking at Images: A Researcher’s Guide. Two workshops are scheduled for … Continue reading

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Looking at Images Workshop May & June 2014

Call for Participants: Looking at Images Posted on behalf of the Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton; see contact information below. We would like to invite postgraduate and early career researchers to take part in an AHRC-funded project: Looking … Continue reading

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Coping with Copia in Art and Science (2015) call for papers

Coping with Copia:  Epistemological Excess in Early Modern Art and Science Call for papers for a conference in Montreal, May 14-16, 2015 Fabian Krämer (History of Science, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, Germany)  and Itay Sapir (Art History, Université du Québec à Montréal, … Continue reading

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3 post-docs in ingenuity in art/science at Cambridge

Genius before Romanticism: Ingenuity in Early Modern Art and Science Principal Investigator: Dr Alexander Marr (ajm300@cam.ac.uk) Hosted at CRASSH, University of Cambridge What existed in the European imagination before the Romantic concept of ‘genius’? This five-year project will examine notions … Continue reading

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Rare Book School 2014

From: Roger Gaksell I will be teaching a course on the bibliography of scientific images at Rare Book School, University of Virginia, 21 – 25 July. This course, successfully inaugurated last year, considers the production, formal qualities, and functions of … Continue reading

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Resident Fellowships at Linda Hall Library

Visitors to this website might find the following advertisement for a residential fellowship of interest. Linda Hall Library has an excellent collection of rare books in history of science, many of which have been showcased in their on-line exhibition (http://www.lindahall.org/events_exhib/exhibit/index.shtml), … Continue reading

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