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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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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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A four-year Cambridge Post-doctoral fellowship in Art as a Source of Knowledge

Visitors to this site would be interested to know that Churchill College, Cambridge, has advertised a new post-doctoral fellowship: Jeffrey Rubinoff Fellowship in Art as a Source of Knowledge A new four-year research fellowship at Churchill College for early career … Continue reading

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Joint Fellowship MPIWG Berlin Ateliergebouw Amsterdam (3 Months in 2015)

And here’s another excellent opportunity for those interested in ‘knowing and making’! Max Planck Research Group Art and Knowledge in Pre-Modern Europe; Director: Prof. Dr. Sven Dupré in collaboration with the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Amsterdam, Conservation and … Continue reading

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Seminar on illustration and identification at Kew

Thanks to Felicity Roberts for drawing our attention to: Illustration and Identification in the History of Herbal Medicine 18 June 2014 Organized by Anne Stobart (Herbal History Research Network) and  Frances Watkins (University of East London, UK) Jodrell Lecture Theatre … Continue reading

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Visiting Fellowships in Art and Knowledge at the MPI Berlin

The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin (Max Planck Research Group Art and Knowledge in Pre-Modern Europe; Director: Prof. Dr. Sven Dupré) announces three junior and senior visiting residential fellowships for up to three months between January … Continue reading

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part-time editorial post for Art and Knowledge Group at MPI Berlin

The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science is seeking to appoint an Editorial assistant part-time (50%). The post is tenable from April 1, 2014 (earlier start negotiable) until September 30, 2016. The newly appointed colleague will join the … Continue reading

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Research Assistantship at Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

Visitors to this site might recall the colour analysis done to Richard Waller’s colour chart (1686) at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Here is a job opportunity to pursue colour analysis at the Fitzwilliam. Zeno Karl Schindler/MINIARE Fellow (Research Assistant, non-invasive … Continue reading

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Making and knowing postdoc at Columbia

Here is an opportunity to work with Pamela Smith at Columbia. Postdoctoral Position   —   call for applications The Department of History at Columbia University in the City of New York invites applications from qualified candidates for a postdoctoral position in … Continue reading

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