On the 22nd of june, WG1 will host its public workshop at the Free University in Amsterdam. All members of the GKS are cordially invited at:
De Boelelaan 1105, 1081 HV Amsterdam, room 1E-24.
9.00-9.30 Bert De Munck, Welcome and introduction
9.30-10.10 Hannah Murphy, Artisans and knowledge in early modern historical narratives on Nuremberg
10.10-10.50 Marius Buning, Stench and the City. Urban sensescapes and technological innovation in the early modern period
11.10-11.50 Koenraad Jonckheere, An early modern concept-store: The Rubens-house
11.50-12.30 Karel Davids, Long-distance corporations, open air sciences and the city: Antwerp, Amsterdam and Leiden in the early modern period,
13.30-14.10 Arjan Van Dixhoord [tba]
14.10-14.50 Simona Valeriani, Embodied knowledge between centres and peripheries
15.10-15.50 Michael Tworek, A ‘Sarmatian Athens’: Racovia and the dissemination of knowledge on rational religion and ethics in seventeenth-century Europe
15.50-16.20 Pierre Delsaerdt, Cities as peritextual elements in early printed European books
16.20-16.50 Daniel Margócsy, Science and Urban Policy in Amsterdam: Technology Transfer in the Age of Nicolaes Witsen
17.10-17.40 Ada Palmer, Cities as Shapers of Knowledge and Crisis in Raffaele Maffei’s Humanist Encyclopedia, the Commentaria Urbana.
17.40-18.10 Guido Marnef, Printing ateliers as centers of knowledge in the early modern cities
18.10-19.00 General conclusions and further discussion about the shape of the book Sven Dupré & Wijnand Mijnhardt