CFP: Workshop: Scientific Instruments in researching Collections and Objects (Goettingen, 28-29 Sep 17)

Call for Papers
Junges Forum für Sammlungs- und Objektforschung
Research Forum for Collections and Objects –  Workshop for PhD Candidates
28. bis 29. September 2017

The aim of this workshop – the second of a series of five – is to create a platform for  junior researchers across all disciplines and to reflect on questions of object-based research, especially in scientific collections. The main objective is to encourage emerging scholars to work with objects from collections, to acquire competency and connoisseurship and to think about projects in an interdisciplinary way.

This year’s thematic focus of the Junge Forum is on instruments of visualization. Contributions from the natural and life sciences, history, cultural and social sciences (history of science and research, cultural anthropology, art and visual studies, ethnology and sociology) are particularly welcome, that lead to a visualization of and reflection on (implicit) practices through such scientific instruments and their resulting technical images: Continue reading “CFP: Workshop: Scientific Instruments in researching Collections and Objects (Goettingen, 28-29 Sep 17)”