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Tina Asmussen

Postdoctoral Fellow (Dez 2015-Sep 2017)

Tina Asmussen gained her doctorate in Early Modern History from the University of Lucerne with a thesis on the Jesuit polymath Athanasius Kircher entitled: “Scientia Kircheriana—Maschinerien des Wissens bei Athanasius Kircher.” Her study investigates mechanisms of knowledge production and distribution as well as the collaboratively conducted modes of marketing Kircherian science. She is currently working on her second book project entitled “Subterranean Economies—Resource Flows and Metal Culture in Early Modern Mining, 1490-1630.” This project investigates the perceptions and validations of ores within their different aggregate conditions, manufacturing processes, and consumption contexts. Methodologically her research connects approaches from history of science and technology, material culture studies, and cultural history of economy and art in order to analyze practices, processes, and discourses upon metallic resources within learned, elite, and craft cultures. Tina Asmussen is a member of the editorial board of the history journal traverse—Zeitschrift für Geschichte/Révue d’histoire

 

Projects

Material Practices: Earth in the Making

MEHR

Early Modern Art Technologies and Materials

MEHR

Subterranean Economies: Resource Flows and Metal Culture in Early Modern Mining

MEHR

Subterranean Economies—Resource Flows and Metal Culture in Early Modern Mining, 1490–1630

MEHR

Selected Publications

Asmussen, T. (2016). Glück Auf! Fortuna und Risiko im frühneuzeitlichen Bergbau. FKW, Zeitschrift für Geschlechterforschung und Visuelle Kultur, 60, 30-41.

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Asmussen, T. (2016). The Kux as a site of mediation: economic practices and material desires in the early modern German mining industry. In S. Burghartz, & L. Burkart (Eds.), Sites of mediation: connected histories of places, processes, and…

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Asmussen, T., Burkart, L., & Rößler, H. (Eds.). (submitted). Musaeum celeberrimum, cujus magnum Antiquariae rei, statuarum imaginum, picturarumque partem. Ed. Georgio de Sepi. Amsterdam, 1678. Vita a semetipso conscripta. Augsburg 1684.

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Asmussen, T. (2015). "Wir werden ja vmb deinen willen teglich erwürget vnd sind geacht wie Schlachtschaffe": Medialisierung und Funktionalisierung von Gewalt in Flugblättern der Wickiana. In A. Messerli, & M. Schilling (Eds.), Intermedialität…

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