Presentations

by Esther Helena Arens

04/2018 The Moluccas as Marketplace. Therapeutic Commodities in Rumphius Ambonese Herbal – Therapeutic Commodities in the Early Modern and Modern World, Fudan University, Shanghai

10/2017 The Place of Papua and Seram in the Dutch ‘Water Indies’ around 1700 – Das Meer. Maritime Welten in der Frühen Neuzeit, Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel

10/2017 Materia medica in the Water Indies: Categories and Boundaries in Rumphius’ Ambonese Herbal – Materia medica on the move II, Amsterdam

01/2017 Von Plinius Indicus bis Fräulein Oortmans: Material und Regime in niederländischen ‚rariteitkamers‘ des 18. Jahrhunderts – Oberseminar Prof. Gersmann, Universität zu Köln

11/2016 Lightning Talk Kein Strom, keine Geschichte? Digitalisierung und koloniales Erbe – Histocamp, Mainz

10/2016 Eiland van papier. De rol van het materiaal in Rumphius‘ ‚Amboinsche‘ boeken – Werkgroep Indisch-Nederlandse Letterkunde, Leiden

09/2016 Together with Charlotte Kießling: Locals, Knowledge, and Force. Rumpf’s Rariteitkamer and Kruid-boek as Colonial Contact Zones – Central Europe and Colonialism, Universytet Wrocław

09/2016 In Between: Rumphius‘ Practices of Collecting on Ambon – ASEASUK, SOAS London

09/2016 Market, Plantation, Library. Spaces of Knowledge Production in Rumphius‘ Ambonese Herbal – Science and Islands in the Indo-Pacific World, University of Cambridge

11/2015 Together with M. Th. Leuker-Pelties: Rituals and Ceremonies in Rumphius‘ Rariteitkamer and Kruid-boek – The mutual perception of Europe and insular South East Asia: Reports on Religion, Politics and Society since the 16th Century, Universität Hamburg

10/2015 Die Materialität des (literarischen) Schreiben sunter der VOC um 1700 – DoHA-Kolloquium, Niederlandistik, Universität zu Köln

09/2015 Between the Exact and the Economic: Material and Illustration in Rumphius’ Rariteitkamer and Kruid-boek, 1670s to 1740s – Art and Science in the Early Modern Low Countries, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

07/2015 Material Power: Food in the VOC Moluccas, 1650 to 1700 – Matter and Materiality in the Early Modern World, CRASSH, University of Cambridge

01/2015 Together with M. Th. Leuker-Pelties: Nationalism Overseas: Trading Companies, Wars, and History Writing – The Roots of Nationalism, Radboud University Nijmegen

12/2013 Between Reproduction and Representation: Plants, Botany, and History – Material Culture Research. An Appraisal of its Epistemic Gain, Forschungszentrum Gotha

10/2013 Flowerbeds and Hothouses: Botany, Gardens, and the Circulation of Knowledge in Things – Die Dinge des Wissens und ihre Räume, 1750–2000, Universität zu Köln

04/2013 Plants and Books: Botanical Circulation Between Leiden and Uppsala – Ding, ding, ting. Objects as Cultural Mediators. German, Dutch and Nordic Language Areas, Sorbonne, Paris

02/2013 Van nationale wetenschap naar een geschiedenis van co-productie. Een nieuwe benadering van de teksten van G.E. Rumphius – DoHa-Kolloquium, Niederlandistik, Universität Münster