Leendert van der Miesen

Visiting Predoctoral Fellow
Visiting Predoctoral Fellows are candidates for a doctorate at an accredited university who are externally financed by the home university or other fellowship.
Max Planck Research Group (Epistemes of Modern Acoustics)
MA, Research Fellow, University of Amsterdam
July 24, 2017 to February 28, 2020

Leendert van der Miesen studied musicology and art studies at the University of Amsterdam and received his MA degree there in 2016. His research interests include the relationship between music, science, and processes of knowledge formation in the early modern period. His current project deals with the role of musical instruments and experiments in seventeenth-century acoustics and its links to a broader material culture of music.


Max Planck Institute for the History of Science 
Boltzmannstraße 22 
14195 Berlin