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Actualités et appels à contribution | 2018-2019

Gendered Touch: Women, Men, and Knowledge-making in Early Modern Europe

June 28-29, 2019 - Centro internazionale di studi umanistici Umerto Eco, via Marsala 26, 40126 Bologna, Italy

Gendered Touch: Women, Men, and Knowledge-making in Early Modern Europe

Organized by the International Centre for History of Universities and Science of the University of Bologna, and the Centre Alexandre-Koyré.

First Brill Seminar on the Material and Visual History of Science. Progetto Almaidea: Memoria e Scienza.


Friday, June 28th 2019

9:45. Welcome by Carlo Gentili and Marco Beretta (University of Bologna)

Session 1. Chair: Marco Beretta (University of Bologna)

10:15. Maria de Jewess's Alchemical Practice in the Renaissance
Matteo Martelli, Lucoa Raggetti (University of Bologna)
Commentator: Iolanda Ventura (University of Bologna)

11:00. The Architecture of Medical Experimentalism and Courtly Entertainment: the Grand Pavilion at the Hortus Palatinus and the Countess of Arundel’s Dutch Pranketing Room
Juliet Claxton (King’s College London)
Commentator: Cynthia Klestinec (Miami University)

11:45. Cheese-making and Knowledge-making: Women’s Expertise and Men’s Explanation
Paolo Savoia (King’s College London)
Commentator: Elisa Andretta (CNRS)

12:30-13:00. General discussion

Session 2. Chair: Antonella Romano (EHESS, Centre Alexandre-Koyré)

14:30. Inventing a Fictitious Female Astrologer: Armande Desjardins and Her Almanacs (1670-1689)
Simon Dagenais (EUI)
Commentator: Monica Azzolini (University of Bologna)

15:15. Women in Secrets: from the Household-Laboratory to the Apothecary Shop in 17th and 18th century Venice
Sabrina Minuzzi (University of Oxford)
Commentator: Marco Beretta (University of Bologna)

16:00. Coffee break

16:30. Gendering the Experiment: Madame Lavoisier and Laboratory Practice
Francesca Antonelli (EHESS / University of Bologna)
Commentator: Stéphane van Damme (EUI)

17:15. General discussion


Saturday, June 29th 2019

Session 3. Chair: Anne Rasmussen (EHESS, Centre Alexandre-Koyré)

9:15. Illness and Exile: The Political Body of Maria de' Medici as Seen by the Parisian Doctor Jean Riolan
Rafael Mandressi (CNRS, Centre Alexandre-Koyré)
Commentator: Claudia Pancino (University of Bologna)

10:00. Spinner's Hands and Imperial Minds: The Migration of Embodied Skill across the Atlantic
Paolo Bertucci (Yale University)
Commentator: Silvia Sebastiani (EHESS)

10:45. Coffee break

11:15. Unmasking the ‘Anonymous Neapolitan’:  Faustina Pignatelli and the Bologna Academy of Sciences
Paula Findlen (Stanford University)
Commentator: Paola Govoni (University of Bologna)

12:00. Conclusions by Antonella Romano (EHESS, Centre Alexandre-Koyré)

12:30-13:00. Final discussion



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Campus Condorcet / bât. EHESS
2 cours des Humanités
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