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Intellectual history

We study intellectual history with a view to local contexts, trans‐imperial trajectories, connections, and local and transnational intermediaries from the early modern period to the present as well as an expanding range of fields in the history of science, including the history of knowledge, history of medicine, and environmental history. Ideas, concepts, and scientific practices are studied together with their material expression, drawing on a plurality of methodologies. Particular attention is paid to the circulation of ideas, processes of translation, and book history, as well as the movement of objects and people, and the material practices of science to understand instances of scientific interaction and integration of Europe in the world.

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