Publications & Editorial activities

 

Publications

Gessner’s taxonomical skill exhibited in his discussion of Felchen. In: Urs B. Leu, Peter Opitz (editors), Conrad Gessner (1516-1565) Die Renaissance der Wissenschaften/ The Renaissance of Learning. De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2019.

 

 

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Monsters, Sea-Monks, and Mermaids. Strange Creatures from the Sea from Antiquity to the Modern Age. In: Marlise Rijks, Paul J. Smith & Florike Egmond (editors), Fish & Fiction. Aquatic Animals between Science and Imagination (1500-1900). Leiden University, 2018 (exhibition catalogue)

 

Anthropozoologica Monstrosities from the SeaMonstrosities from the Sea. Taxonomy and tradition in Conrad Gessner’s (1516-1565) discussion of cetaceans and sea-monsters, in JACQUEMARD C., GAUVIN B., LUCAS-AVENEL M.-A., CLAVEL B. & BUQUET T. (éds), Animaux aquatiques et monstres des mers septentrionales (imaginer, connaître, exploiter, de l’Antiquité à 1600). Anthropozoologica 53 (11): 125-137. http://sciencepress.mnhn.fr/en/periodiques/anthropozoologica/53/11

 

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. https://brill.com/abstract/book/9789004347076/B9789004347076_006.xml

 

 

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

 

Accepted for publication:

Ichthyology in translation: Conrad Gessner’s fish books. Co-publication with P.J. Smith, Droz, Geneve.

Sophia Hendrikx, Merel Oudshoorn, Lieke Smits, Tim Vergeer (editors), Arts in Society, Academic Rhapsodies. Leiden University Library, 2020.

 

Currently working on:

With my own eyes: trust and authority in natural history. Co-publication with R. J. Striekwold en D. R. van Trijp.

 

 

Editorial activities

2019: Sophia Hendrikx, Merel Oudshoorn, Lieke Smits, Tim Vergeer (editors), Arts in Society, Academic Rhapsodies. Leiden University Library, 2020. Editor in chief.

2018-current: Editorial Board Journal of the LUCAS Graduate Conference

[2019: Editor in chief of issue 8, Animals: Theory, Practice, Representation.]

[2018: Editor of issue 6, Landscape in Perspective: Representing, Constructing, and        Questioning Identities]

2015- 2019: Leiden Arts in Society Blog, editor in chief