Tag: hybridisatie

Call for Papers Workshop: Hybridisation in Natural History? Materials and Texts Between Asia and Europe, 17th and 18th Centuries

February 21–24, 2018
Organized by Maria-Theresia Leuker, Esther Helena Arens and Charlotte Kießling
University of Cologne, Institute of Dutch Language and Literature

DFG-Project Circulation in Spaces of Knowledge Between Asia and Europe: G.E. Rumphius and his Texts, circa 1670–1755

Workshop Topic and Questions

Within the project Circulation in Spaces of Knowledge Between Asia and Europe, our focus lies on works of natural history connecting the Moluccas and the Netherlands during the process of European colonisation in the 17th and 18th centuries. We are especially interested in the different “ways of knowing and working” (Pickstone) that contributed to G. E. Rumphius’ books on the Ambonese flora and fauna. Lees verder >>