Alix Cooper at SUNY-Stony Brook published "Natural History as a Family Enterprise: Kinship and Inheritance in Eighteenth-Century Science" as part of a special issue on "Working at the Margins: Labor and the Politics of Participation in Natural History, 1700-1830," Berichte zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte special issue on 44 (2021): 211-227.
Marieke Hendriksen's position at the Humanities Cluster (HuC) of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences has been made permanent as of 1 July 2021, and she has been promoted to senior researcher. Marieke will continue to research the role of taste in the history of knowledge, and will develop new projects with both NL-Lab and the Art, Skill, and Science group within the HuC.
Ann (Rusty) Shteir’s Cultivating Women, Cultivating Science: Flora’s Daughters and Botany in England 1760 to 1860 (Johns Hopkins UP 1996) has now been issued in a Chinese translation. She recently co-authored with Jacques Cayouette “Collecting with ‘botanical friends’: Four Women in Colonial Quebec and Newfoundland,” Scientia Canadensis 41.1 (2019): 1-30. She is editor of Flora’s Fieldworkers: Women and Botany in 19th-Century Canada, forthcoming with McGill-Queen’s University Press.
Jaipreet Virdi was awarded the British Society for the History of Science's Hughes Prize for her first book, Hearing Happiness: Deafness Cures in History (University of Chicago Press, 2020). The Prize is awarded every two years for the best accessible/general book in the history of science.
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