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

 

de-baars-en-de-geit“Ichthyology and emblematics in Gessner’s Historia Piscium and Camerarius’ Symbola et Emblemata”.  Accepted for publication in: Paul J. Smith and Karl A.E. Enenkel (Eds.), Emblems and the Natural World (1500–1700), Leiden: Brill, 2016.

 

 

Currently working on:

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

Lungs, kidneys and testicles. Conrad Gessner’s (1516-1565) discussion of fabulous sea-creatures as a distinct taxonomical group.

 

Conferences:

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

 

 

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)

 

 

Will participate in 2017:

Carta_Marina_AB_det_3Animaux aquatiques et monstres des mers septentrionales
Imaginer, connaître, exploiter, de l’Antiquité à 1600
31 mai-3 juin 2017 Cerisy-la-Salle (France). Organisé par le Centre Michel de Boüard – Craham (UMR 6273) (CNRS/Université de Caen). Autres partenaires  : OUEN, UNICAEN, CNRS, Centre culturel de Cerisy, Zoomathia. Presentation title: Lungs, kidneys and testicles. Conrad Gessner’s (1516-1565) discussion of fabulous sea-creatures as a distinct taxonomical group.