2015

Conference papers

‘Singular to Serial: collecting animal bodies and the evolution of comparative anatomy in the eighteenth century’, Animal bodies in science, art and commerce in early modern Europe workshop, Humboldt University, Berlin, 10 December 2015, (Invited speaker)

‘Boerhaave’s mineral chemistry and its influence on eighteenth-century pharmacy in the northern Netherlands’, History of Science Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, 19-22 November 2015

‘Nosce te ipsum: Changing functions and spaces of the Leiden anatomical theatre in the eighteenth century.’ Workshop Teaching, Collecting, Performing Research. The Anatomical Theatre as a Central Space for the Formation of an Institutionalized Medicine in 18th Century Berlin, Charité Museum, Berlin, 8-9 October 2015 (Invited speaker)

‘Metals and gemstones: vitalist natural bodies in eighteenth-century medicine?’, 14th International Congress for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ISECS 2015), Rotterdam, 29 July 2015

‘The ‘Stone’ that Stuck: Lapis haematites’, 6th biannual Gewina conference, Woudschoten, 19 june 2015. (panel organizer & speaker)

‘Researched and Ridiculed? Gemstones in 18th C Dutch medicine and pharmacy’, Workshop ‘Gems in Transit’, Warwick/Londen, 18-19 May 2015. (invited speaker)                  

Departmental Presentations

‘From chrysopoeia to guhr: Boerhaave’s changing understanding of minerals and its influence on eighteenth-century medicine’, University of Groningen Agricola seminar, 2 March 2015.

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