Taxonomy Translatability & Intelligibility of Scientific Images

Programme programme

Friday 17 June 2016

09:00 – 09:15

Registration

09:15 – 09:20

Welcome and Introduction by Sachiko Kusukawa (Cambridge)

09:20 – 11:00

Chair: Felicity Henderson (Exeter/CRASSH)

09:20 – 11:00

Katie Reinhart & Sietske Fransen (CRASSH Cambridge):The Early Royal Society and the Classification of Scientific Images

09:20 – 11:00

Eric Jorink (Huygens Institute/Leiden):Nicolaes Witsen F.R.S. (1641-1717): Curiosity Visual Culture and the Emergence of a Global Network

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee

11:30 – 13:00

Chair:Simon Schaffer (Cambridge)

11:30 – 13:00

Scott Mandelbrote (Cambridge): Making a Language Visible: The Example of Palmyrene

11:30 – 13:00

Stephanie Moser (Southampton): Vital Testimony: Archaeological Illustration at the Society of Antiquaries of London

13:00 – 13:45

Lunch

13:45 – 15:15

Chair: Michael Hunter (Birkbeck)

13:45 – 15:15

Floriana Giallombardo (Palermo): Collections and Icono-Textual Media at the Service of Collective Empiricism: Paolo Boccones Travel in England in 1673

13:45 – 15:15

Wolfgang Eckart (Heidelberg):Liber Naturae made Visible in Late 17th Century: Illustrations in Publications of the Early Academia Naturae Curiosorum – Functions and Applications

15:15 – 15:45

Coffee

15:45 – 16:30

Chair: Matthew Hunter (McGill)

15:45 – 17:15

Felicity Roberts (King’s College London):The Specimen and Representation: Visualisations of Natural Knowledge in Sir Hans Sloane’s Collection

16:30 – 16:45

Making Visible Project website launch

Programme programme

Saturday 18 June 2016

09:30 – 11:00

Chair: Keith Moore (Royal Society Library)

09:30 – 11:00

Heinz Schott (Bonn): Visualising Signs and Wonders of Nature: The Mergenceof Empiricism and Speculation in the Miscellanea of the Early Academia Naturae Curiosorum

09:30 – 11:00

Noah Moxham(St Andrews): Illustrating the Philosophical Transactions in the 1680s

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee

11:30 – 13:00

Round Table Discussion: Scientific Visual Culture; Current and Future Research Directions
09:20 – 11:00 1) Current and Ongoing Research:
09:20 – 11:00 wordAlexander Marr (Cambridge)
09:20 – 11:00 wordKim Sloan (British Museum)
09:20 – 11:00 wordRainer Godel (Leopoldina)

09:20 – 11:00

2) Future Research Directions and Collaborations