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Mapping Objects, Mapping Science: New Methods of Early Modern Natural History

December 7-9, 2017
University of Göttingen, Germany

The graduate researchers of the Natural Things project are pleased to present our panel, “Mapping Objects, Mapping Science: New Methods of Early Modern Natural History,” at the opening conference of the Global Natural History around 1800: Collections, Media and Pedagogy project, the second of two conferences in Mapping the Territory: Exploring People and Nature, 1700-1830.

The presenters and presentations will include:
Mackenzie Cooley, The Animals of New Spain from Hernández to Humboldt
Duygu Yildirim, Coffee, Medicine, and Epistemology: Encounters on The Discourse of Coffee
Anna Toledano, Indefatigable Azara: A Spanish Naturalist Mapping South America

Image: Illustration of the Plant and Animal Kingdoms and the Harvesting of Crops, Chicago: A.C. Shewey and Co., 1883, David Rumsey Map Collection at Stanford University Libraries