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Department III Seeks Visiting Scholars in "Agriculture and the Making of Sciences (1100-1700)" (Deadline: June 30, 2022)

The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG), Berlin, Department III: Artifacts, Action, Knowledge, directed by Prof. Dr. Dagmar Schäfer, offers several Visiting Scholarships (residential, 3–12 months) to take place within the period from January 1 to December 31, 2022.

We invite scholars to apply for participation in the working group Agriculture and the Making of Sciences (1100–1700) of Department III. The working group explores how agricultural practices informed scientific, technological, and medical change from the twelfth to seventeenth centuries, with special focus on the study of extra-European contexts. The working group’s research theme changes annually, and in 2022 it will focus on the annual theme of "water."