Below are my current and forthcoming presentations – for previous years see the drop-down menu above.


Academic presentations

“Data that last: reflections on sustainability in DH projects”, Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting, Toronto, 17-19 March 2019

“Modelling Life”, wax modelling workshop, together with Marjolijn Bol and Leonie Hannan, Material Knowledge Conference, Queen’s University Belfast, 30-31 August 2019

“Boerhaave and Alchemy at Leiden University”(invited presentation), Conference Alchemy and University, Herzog August Library, Wolfenbüttel, 20-22 November 2019


Lorentz Workshop “Types of Knowledge: Towards a New History of Concepts and Practices“, Leiden, 25-29 March 2019. Co-organized with Wijand Mijnhardt. Elizabeth Honig, and Fabian Krämer.


(forthcoming only, for previous presentations in 2018 click here)

“De verbeelding van het brein in de beeldende kunst, 1500-heden” (Imaging the Brain. Depictions of the brain in the visual arts from 1500 until today), invited public lecture, Monika Auch / Weeflab en de Brainshow, Amsterdam, 6 December 2018.

“Beproefd of bespot? Over de transformatie van alchemie naar chemie in Nederland” (Tried or ridiculed? The transformation from alchemy to chemistry in the Netherlands), invited public lecture, Historical chapter of the Royale Dutch Chemical Society (CHG-KNCV), Utrecht, 23 November 2018.

“Blankaart en Bontekoe: smaak, geneeskunde en gezondheid rond 1700” (Blankaart and Bontekoe: taste, medicine, and health around 1700), invited lecture, Annual conference VFG (Dutch Society for Philosophy and Medicine), Leiden, 17 November 2018.