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Fusion of two images: "Dyers scraping stenciled fabrics," figure 235, Hommel & Mercer, China at Work 1937, and "Indian indigo-dye worker," photo A. Mamidipudi, 2017.

Dept. III

Colloquium 2020–21

 

The Department III Colloquia are regular meetings for the department members to discuss our work in progress, to comment, and to help each other in our writing process. The format is a discussion of a pre-circulated paper, led by an introductory comment by an external discussant. 

Dept. III Colloquium 2020-21

2020

Data Collection, Organization, and Presentation in Ming-Qing Local Gazetteers MPIWG Online

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Becoming Visible: Insects and Infrastructures in Colonial Taiwan MPIWG Online

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Mapping China in 18th Century: Hand-drawn Maps from the "Qing Atlas Tradition" at the Museum am Rothenbaum in Hamburg MPIWG Online

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“The Octave Pleases Everybody”: Marin Mersenne and the Universality of Harmony MPIWG Online

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Making Animal Materialities in Time MPIWG Online

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Empire and Information: How to be Understood in the Wake of the Mongol Empire’s Fall MPIWG Online

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Cultural Translation Processes in 16th Century Tunisia: The Case of ´Alī B. Aḥmad B. Muḥammad Al-Sharafī from Sfax MPIWG Online

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Theories of Change; Or, How Sea Level Rise Became a Historical Event MPIWG Online

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2021

Practicing Astral Sciences, Practicing Power MPIWG Online

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War on Extinction: Fabricating Animal Bodies Between the Zoological Collections in Poznań and the Forest Reserve in Białowieża (1924-1939) MPIWG Online

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A Fantasy of Control: Sound as a Technology in Wang Mang’s Declaration of Power MPIWG Online

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Alchemies of Soil Fertility: Vegetable Philosophy and Agricultural Improvement in Seventeenth-Century England MPIWG Online

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Productive Infertility and the Freemartin Gomer MPIWG Online

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Hubert Goodale’s Feminized Cockerels: Industrial Poultry Breeding, Sex Control, and the Early History of Endocrinology MPIWG Online

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Visualization of Astronomical Knowledge in Hellenistic Times: Aratus, Urania, and the Celestial Globe MPIWG Online

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