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Deadline 23/03/2012: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Teaching Curator, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Teaching Curator (3 Positions) Salary Grade 7: £29,249 – £35,938 p.a. Full time; 3 year Fixed Term The Ashmolean Museum completed its redevelopment in November 2009. This delivered 39 new permanent galleries together with new temporary … Continue reading

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Gessner drawings University of Amsterdam

This follows on from an earlier post. Press Release, 6 March 2012, University of Amsterdam Original examples of drawings for the renowned 16th-century works of zoologist Conrad Gessner are now on display at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Bijzondere Collecties … Continue reading

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Deadline 30/03/2012: Mellon Teaching Fellowship in Early Modern Visual Culture

Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship in Early Modern Visual Culture, 2012-2014 The USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute (EMSI) and the Visual Studies Research Institute (VSRI) invite applications for a two-year Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship in Early Modern … Continue reading

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Protected: A Visualization of Natural Philosophy

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Protected: Early Modern British Prints

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Protected: Drawings by William Faithorne?

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Research of Alexander Wragge-Morley

My work is about the ideals and practices of representation in early modern natural history, philosophy and theology. I am currently working on two projects: The first concerns the nature and uses of representation among some of the members of early … Continue reading

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Conference at the Royal Society: ‘History Comes to Life: Seventeenth-Century Natural History, Medicine and the ‘New Science’

The day conference: ‘History Comes to Life: Seventeenth-Century Natural History, Medicine and the ‘New Science’ will be held on Friday, 27 April 2012, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Royal Society, 6 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG This … Continue reading

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Lilies of the Sea: Crinoids and the Early Royal Society

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As part of the circle of the York virtuosi, Martin Lister (1639-1712) worked with a variety of artists in York to illustrate his articles for the Philosophical Transactions.  William Lodge (1649-89) did this engraving of crinoid or sea lily fossils, also known … Continue reading

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Research of Anna Marie Roos

My research analyses networks and exchanges amongst seventeenth‐century natural philosophers, with a focus upon the material and visual culture of early modern science. As part of my work as the Lister Research Fellow at the University of Oxford, I am … Continue reading

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