William Harvey, Exercitationes de generatione animalium. Quibus accedunt quaedam de partu: de membranis ac humoribis uteri: et de conceptione, Amstelodami: Lud. Elzevir 1651, frontispiece.


Experience in the Premodern Sciences of Soul & Body ca. 800–1650

Research Group Leader Katja Krause

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Research Group Leader

Research Group Leader (1 Nov 2018-31 Oct 2023)

PhD, Professor, TU Berlin

Knowledge Ensouled: Premodern Experience of the Natural World


Service and Administrators


Visiting Scholar (1 Jun 2019-31 Aug 2019)

PhD, Associate Professor of American Studies, Washington University

The Science of Children

Predoctoral Fellow (1 Nov 2018-31 Dec 2020)

Definition and Division in Medieval Latin Commentaries on Aristotle’s De animalibus

Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow (1 Nov 2018-30 Apr 2019)

PhD, Lecturer, Institute of Cultural Heritage and History of Science and Technology,University of Science and Technology Beijing

Experience of Soul and Body in the Chinese Jesuit Sciences, 1583-1683


Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow (1 Nov 2018-31 Oct 2019)

PhD, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Fellow

Medieval Ingenium: Knowledge, Experience, and Technology


Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow (1 Nov 2018-31 Aug 2019)


Translating Experience: The Transmission of Arabo-Persian Theories on Body and Soul to China, 14th–18th Centuries