Upcoming Conference Papers and Lectures



2019 The Renaissance Society of America, The Sixty-fifth Annual Meeting, Toronto, March 17-19. Session Embodying Value: Representing Money in the Early Modern Period, organized by Natasha Seaman and Joanna Woodall: “A New Golden Age of Silver: Monetary and Religious Reform in the Spanish Neterlands”.

Recent Conferences and Conference Sessions



2018 Historians of Netherlandish Art Conference Ghent, May 24-26. Session “Transmediality in Global Netherlandish Art”, co-organized with Dawn Odell and Thijs Weststeijn.
2017 Unruly Landscapes: Producing, Picturing, and Embodying Nature, co-organized with Ivo Raband, Michèle Seehafer, and Steffen Zierholz, University of Bern, Institute of Art History, December 14-15.
2016 Original – Kopie: Techniken und Ästhetiken der Reproduzierbarkeit, co-organized with Gabriele Rippl, Peter J. Schneemann, and Michael Stolz, University of Bern, December 15.
2016 The Nomadic Object: Early Modern Religious Art in Global Contact, co-organized with Mia M. Mochizuki, New York University Abu Dhabi, January 18-20.
2015 Solitudo: Spaces, Places, and Times of Solitude in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe, co-organized with Karl Enenkel, University of Bern, December 9-11.

Recent Conference Papers and Lectures



2018 Utrecht University, Netherlandish Art and the World, concluding conference of the NWO-funded project The Chinese Impact: Images and Ideas of China in the Dutch Golden Age, organized by Thijs Weststeijn, October 25-27: “Rubens’s mountain of Potosí for the Cardinal-Infante Ferdinand: Imageries, imaginaries, and itineraries of silver, circa 1635”.
2018 Forum Kunst der Neuzeit / Codierungen, Bonn, October 4-6. Session Technik-Codes, organized by Magdalena Bushart and Henrike Haug: “Recodierungen der Ölmalerei um 1600: Karel van Mander, Cornelis Ketel und Hendrick Goltzius”.
2018 Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz, Max-Planck-Institut, lecture: “Mount Potosí in Antwerp: The Imagery of Labor and Wealth in Rubens’s Arch of the Mint (1635)”, March 12.
2018 Emory University, Lovis Corinth Colloquium, March 29-31. ‘Quid est secretum?’: On the Visual Representation of Mystery and Secrecy in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1700, organized by Walter Melion, Agnès Guiderdoni, and Ralph Dekoninck, keynote lecture: “Secrets, Mysteries, and Hidden Knowledge in Early Seventeenth-Century Netherlandish Art”.
2018 Columbia University, Center for Science and Society, The Making and Knowing Project, directed by Pamela H. Smith; residency, April 24 and 25.
2018 Collegium historiae artium, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague: “Hendrik Goltzius’s Allegory of the Arts in the Kunstmuseum Basel”, June 27.
2017 Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen, Lichtenberg-Kolleg. Early Modern Vision: The Imagination and the Religious Image, organized by Marsha Libina: “Imagination and Image Making in Van Mander’s Cave of Sleep”.
2017 Universität Stuttgart, inaugural workshop of the research project Magische(s) Gestalten und die Lenkung der Dinge, conducted by Kirsten Dickhaut, June 30.: “Goldmachen / Bildermachen: Magie und Alchemie bei Martin Delrio (1551-1608) und Hendrick Goltzius (1558-1617)”.

For a complete list of conferences and lectures,
see my curriculum vitae.