Anna Märker

Visiting Scholar (Sep 2016-Dec 2016)

PhD, Senior Lecturer, King's College London

Anna Märker is Senior Lecturer in History at King's College London. She is the author of Model Experts: Wax Anatomies and Enlightenment in Florence and Vienna, 1775–1815 (Manchester University Press, 2011/paperback 2015), and has published in journals such as Osiris, History of Science, BJHS, and History & Technology. She is Associate Editor of Nuncius: Journal of the Material and Visual History of Science, Historian in Residence at the Royal College of Surgeons, London, and co-curator of Objects in Transition.Her current project, Model Communities: Artificial Anatomies in Global Circulation, c. 1820-1920, investigates the creation and global significance of detachable anatomical models in the nineteenth century.


No current projects were found for this scholar.

Papier-maché: The Materiality of Anatomical Models and the Gendering of Model Users During the Nineteenth Century


Selected Publications

Märker, A. (2019). Papier-mâché Anatomical Models: The Making of Reform and Empire in Nineteenth-Century France and Beyond. In C. Bittel, E. Leong, & C. v. Oertzen (Eds.), Working with Paper: Gendered Practices in the History of Knowledge (pp…

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Märker, A. (2015). Towards a comparative history of touch and spaces of display: the body as epistemic object. Historical Social Research, 40(1), 284-300. doi:10.12759/hsr.40.2015.1.284-300.

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Märker, A. (2015). Within one's grasp: anatomical displays from cabinet of curiosities to shop window. Historical Social Research, 40(1), 284-300.

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Märker, A. (2010). Political order and the ambivalence of expertise: Count Rumford and welfare reform in late-eighteenth-century Munich. Osiris, 25, 213-230.

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