Dept. III

The Zhao Yu Tu (“map of the area of the mausoleum”), excavated in the late 1970s in Pingshan County, south-central Hebei Province. Hebei Provincial Museum at Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province, China.

Dept. III

Artifacts, Action, Knowledge

Director Dagmar Schäfer

T +49 30 22667 151

 

Research Themes

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Histories of Planning
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The Body of Animals
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Working Groups

Reclaiming Turtles All the Way Down
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Translation Terroirs
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Out of Place, Out of Time
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Mediterranean Nautical Cartography
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"Tu" in Local Gazetteers
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Baselining Nature
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Proteins and Fibers
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Creation of an Image Database
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Visualization and Material Cultures of the Heavens
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Thinking in Many Tongues
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Planning and Counter-Planning
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Projects

Human-Camel Relations in Somaliland
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14th-19th Century Japanese Buddhist World Maps
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Studying Agricultural Meteorology Through its Publications
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Judgments of Similarity and Idealizations in Geodesy
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German Naturalists in 19th-century East Asia
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