Publications & Conferences

 

Publications

Zoology in Early Modern CultureIdentification of herring species in Conrad Gessner’s ichthyological works, a case study on taxonomy, nomenclature, and animal depiction in the sixteenth century. In: Paul J. Smith and Karl A.E. Enenkel (Eds.), Zoology in Early Modern Culture. Intersections of Science, Theology, Philology and Political and Religious Education Leiden: Brill, 2014. http://www.brill.com/products/book/early-modern-zoology

 

De Natuur op PapierHet eerste en misschien ook wel het kleinste en mooiste boek over waterdieren. In: Hans Mulder en Erik Zevenhuizen (Red.), De natuur op papier. 175 jaar Artis Bibliotheek. Athenaeum-Polak & Van Gennep, 2013. http://www.athenaeum.nl/boek/?authortitle=erik-zevenhuizen/de-wereld-in-de-stad-9789025301156

 

emblems and the natural world

Ichthyology and emblematics in Gessner’s Historia Piscium and Camerarius’ Symbola et Emblemata.  In: Paul J. Smith and Karl A.E. Enenkel (Eds.), Emblems and the Natural World , Leiden: Brill, 2017. http://www.brill.com/products/book/emblems-and-natural-world

 

 

 

Currently working on:

Conrad Gessner’s (1516-1565) taxonomical skill exhibited in his discussion of Felchen

Lungs, kidneys and testicles. Taxonomy and tradition in Conrad Gessner’s (1516-1565) discussion of cetaceans and sea-monsters.

“Ichthyology in Translation : Conrad Gessner’s Fish Books”

 

Conferences:

Carta_Marina_AB_det_3

 

Speaker at Animaux aquatiques et monstres des mers septentrionales Imaginer, connaître, exploiter, de l’Antiquité à 1600,  Cerisy-la-Salle (France), 31 May-3 June 2017. Presentation title: Lungs, kidneys and testicles. Conrad Gessner’s (1516-1565) discussion of fabulous sea-creatures as a distinct taxonomical group.

 

gessner

 

Speaker at the International Congress Conrad Gessner (1516-1565), University of Zurich, Switzerland, 6 to 9 June 2016. Presentation title: Crossroads in taxonomy. Gessner’s discussion of “Felchen” International Congress Conrad Gessner (1516–1565)

 

emblems and the natural world

 

Speaker at the Emblems and the Natural World conference, Münster (Germany), December 17 – 18, 2015. Presentation title: Ichthyology and emblematics in Gessner’s Historia Piscium and Camerarius’ Symbolorum et emblematum. Emblems and the Natural World

 

art and science

 

Poster presentation at Art and Science Conference, Amsterdam, 17-18 September 2015. Presentation title: Tradition and innovation: Conrad Gessner and 16th-Century ichthyology. https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/art-and-science

 

 

Will participate in 2017:

Congrès Traduire à la Renaissance, 24 – 26octobre 2017, l’Université Paris 8 et à la Maison d’Italie (Cité internationale universitaire de Paris). Organisé par les universités de Padoue et de Paris 8 avec le soutien de l’UMR Triangle (ENS de Lyon), du LABEX COMOD (ENS de Lyon) et du Laboratoire d’études romanes (Paris 8). Presentation title: Conrad Gessner’s Fish Books: Ichthyology in Translation.

 

 

Advertisements