Participants at Consortium activities will treat each other with respect and consideration to create a collegial, inclusive, and professional .. Read more environment that is free from any form of discrimination, harassment, or retaliation. Tamara Caulkins is a historian of science who researches the intersections of science and culture and the visualization of knowledge, particularly in the eighteenth century. Her research has focused on developments in eighteenth-century France, studying bourgeoisie values in Buffon’s encyclopedic L’Histoire Naturelle and the use of scientific notation systems for court dance and military drill. A second book project, Icons of Artifice: A Cultural History of Eighteenth-Century Greenhouses, underscores the connections between technology, culture, and science. Katharina Steiner received her Ph.D. in History from the University of Zurich. Her research focuses on the intersection of visual culture and knowledge production. Her book project, Visualizing Marine Biology: Fishermen, Copepods and the Naples Zoological Station, uses the Naples Zoological Station as a case study to show how social organization and work culture shape research programs and scientific products, and vice versa.
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