Events

RSA 2019 Panel: Renaissance Skin

Renaissance Skin: Animal and Human Surfaces in Early Modern European Medical Practices

The Renaissance Skin team will be holding a panel at RSA Toronto. Chaired by Evelyn Welch, the session papers are:

  • Hannah Murphy, 'Physicians, Skin and the Boundaries of Early Modern Medicine'
  • Paolo Savoia, 'Surface and Depth: The Empiric Surgeons' View of the Human Body in Early Modern Italy ...
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Reading Group: Andrews

We welcome Dr Noam Andrews (Ghent) at our Renaissance Skin Reading Group to discuss his work on tailors, geometry, and the surface of the body.

More details to follow.

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Conference: Global Skins in Early Modern Europe, 1400-1700

Global Skins in Early Modern Europe, 1400-1700

Conference

Call for papers.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS HERMAN BENNETT Ÿ CHLOE IRETON Ÿ TATIANA SEIJAS Ÿ ANJANA SINGH 

The Renaissance in Europe saw a reinvigorated focus on natural surfaces as a key to creating order. Medical and natural philosophical frameworks emphasized the continuity of surface between the human and non-human: skins covered the humoral bodies of humans ...

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