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And the winners are:

With support of several companies, including Brill Publishers and private foundations, Leiden University Libraries and the Scaliger Institute welcome around 15 to 20 Fellows and guest per year to consult and examine material in the Special Collections. The Scaliger Institute received a large number of applications this year from domestic and international scholars.

New Fellowship

A new Fellowship was launched in 2017: The Vera Gottschalk-Frank Foundation founded the Arminius Fellowship for the study of Remonstrantica in the Special Collections of Leiden University Libraries. This year we welcome the first Arminius Fellow.

And the winners are:

Brill Fellowship

Brill Fellow Silvia Cazalla Canto MA (PhD Candidate of the University of Navarra, Spanje). Emblematic networks and visual culture in Modern Europe in the Leiden Collection

Brill Fellow Jeroen Luyckx MA (KU Leuven, België): Antwerp Printmaker and publisher Hans Liefrinck I 

Brill Fellow Dr Susie Protschky (Monash University, Australië): The Edwards Collection; the Volatile Tropics

Brill Fellow Dr. Lavinia Maddaluno (British School Rome, Italië): Introducing Dutch windmills in the Duchy of Milan

Brill Fellow Dr. Marisa Anne Bass (History of Art Department, Yale University, USA): Monuments and the Making of History in the Dutch Republic

Brill Fellow Rozemarijn Landsman MA (Department of Art History and Archaeology Columbia University, USA): Lanterns and lenses. Mathematics in Van der Heyden’s Art and Inventions

Brill Fellow Dr. Antoinette Schapper (The Australian National University, Canberra. Australië): A history of Papuan-Austronesian contact and language change through manuscripts of Ternate

Van de Sande fellowship

Van de Sande Fellow Kathleen Burke MA (University of Toronto, Canada), Mapping Knowledge Flows in Modern Natural History texts produced in the VOC Era

Van de Sande Fellow Catherine James (The Courtauld Institute of Art, London, Engeland): Visual analyses of the frontispieces of medical dissertations at Leiden University in the Leiden Collection.

Van de Sande Fellow Dr. Katarzyna Pekacka-Falkowska (Uniwersytet Medyczny im. Karola Marcinkowskiego w Poznaniu, Poznan, Polen): Christoph Gottwald in the Leiden Collection.

Drewes Fellowship

Drewes Fellow Fakhriati (Researcher on Humanities and Arts at the Ministry of Religious Affairs, Jakarta, Indonesië): Understanding Dala’il al-Khayat Text and its Relation to Local Culture

Arminius Fellowship

Arminius Fellow Forrest Strickland MA (University of St. Andrews, Schotland): Seditious, Calumniating and Mendacious Books

Isaac Alfred Ailion Fellowship

Ailion Fellow Prof. dr. Willy Vande Walle (KU Leuven, België): J.J. Hoffmann’s linguistic research into Japanese and its reflections in the development of educational and scientific tools

Scaliger Fellowships

Scaliger Fellow Toribio Perez (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC, Spanish National Research Council): The legacy of Christoph Sand (1644-1680)

Scaliger Fellow Crystal Cong Li (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China): A study of Karl A. Gutzlaff’s Chinese Writing

Scaliger Fellow drs. Jelmar Hugen (Universiteit Utrecht): Roman van Walewein

Scaliger Fellow Jonathan Simon Nathan MA (Trinity Hall, Cambridge UK): Prosper Marchand and the Cymbalum Mundi

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