Review: The Porous Body in Early Modern Europe

Jola Pellumbi, 'Dissecting Early Modern Skin', The Court Historian 23(1)

Dr Jola Pellumbi attended our first conference 'The Porous Body in Early Modern Europe' on 30 November-1 December 2017. Her review of the event was published in June 2018 in The Court Historian.

Jola Pellumbi, 'Dissecting Early Modern Skin', The Court Historian 23(1), pp.80-1

Pellumbi sums up the conference by writing that '[it] succeeded in putting skin under the microscope by analysing, from multiple angles, the many layers of both the perception and conceptualisation of skin in the early modern period, while opening avenues for further discussion into the topic, and thus giving it the adequate attention that it deserves.'

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