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Fellows 2001-2016

Overview of the Scaliger, Brill, Elsevier Van de Sande and Juynboll fellows who have conducted research in the Special Collections of the University Library.

Fellows 2016

Brill fellows

Prof. dr. Edwin Wieringa (Universitat zu Koln, Germany): Celebrating Queen Wilhelmina’s inauguration in 1898: A subaltern perspective from the colonial capital of Batavia

Dr. Jan Waszink (Universiteit van Amsterdam): Grotius’ De Iure Pradae: complete and critical edition of the ms in Leiden, BPL 917.

Prof. dr. Guido Marnef (Universiteit Antwerpen, Belgium): The Calvinist Republic in Antwerp, 1577-1585.

Kankan Xie MA (University of California , Berkeley, USA): Estranged Comrades: Communism. Identity Politics and Interwoven Networks of the Late Colonial Malay World, 1927-1942.


Elsevier fellows

Lieke van Deinsen MA (Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen): Portraying Intellectual Power: A Visual Approach to the Conceptualization of Knowledge.


Van de Sande Fellows

Dr. Sylvia van Zanen: Enthousiasme voor tuin en botanie in de schaduw van een beroemd plantkundige: de correspondentie van Carolus Clusius en Jean de Maes

Ruben E. Verwaal MA (Universiteit Groningen): Inducing Excretions: Evacuant Medicine and Bodily Discharges in the Eighteenth-Century Dutch Republic


Juynboll fellow

Pegah Shabaz (ANR Perso-Indica Project, Sorbonne-Nouvelle University, France): The manuscript of Tuti-nama of Ziya Nahsabi preserved in the University Library of Leiden



Scaliger fellows

Dr. J. De Landtsheer (Universiteit Leuven, Belgium): Brievenproject Justus Lipsius 

Professor dr. Freek de Wolff: Onderzoek naar MS Sca 1 (OR 4728): Medicinae Rabbi Isaac

februari-maart: Tom-Eric Marinus Krijger MA (Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, Universiteit Groningen): Liberal Protestant Leadership: Leiden-Trained Theologians as Liberal Protestant Opinion Leaders

14-30 maart: Dr. Michele Troy (Associate Professor of English, Hillyer College, University of Hartford, USA): ‘Brave New World’: Anglo-American Books in Post-War-Europe

7-27 maart: Karen Eline Hollewand MA (University of Oxford, England): A pardon for a library: Hadriaan Beverland and the sale of the library of Isaac Vossius to the University of Leiden (1689-1704)

4 april-4 mei: Floris Bart Verhaart MA (University of Oxford, England): Inside the Early Modern Mind: Sammelbande and the Ordering of Knowledge

mei-juli: Giacomo Signore MA (Albert-Ludwigs-Universitat Freiburg, Germany): Comparing composite manuscripts: the compilation and use of fifteenth-century miscellanies between scholastic and lay culture.

20 juni-31 juli: Elena Chepel MA (University of Reading, England): Two unpublished papyrus documents of Graeco-Roman Egypt from the collection of Leiden Papyrological Institute

augustus: Raf Van Rooy (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium): “Language” vs. “Dialect” in early modern linguistic thought: concept formation and empirical underpinnings, with special reference to the Ancient Greek background.

September-oktober: Jeremy Thompson (Purdue University Calumet, USA): Ninth-Century Grammatical Manuscripts in the Leiden Collection, with special reference to Lupus of Ferrieres

oktober: Dr. Michele Troy (Associate Professor of English, Hillyer College, University of Hartford, USA): ‘Brave New World’: Anglo-American Books in Post-War-Europe

Fellows 2015

Brill fellows

Professor Walter Melion (Chairman, Art History Department, Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Art History, Foreign Member, KNAW, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences): ‘Imago veridica: The Visual Form, Function, and Argument of Joannes David, S.J.’s Four Latin Emblem Books’

Dr. Annick Anne Regourd (CNRS, France): Examination of the Abu Subbak papers in Yemenite manuscripts of Leiden University Libraries

Omer Kocyigit MA: The Struggle for legitimacy. Wahhabi and Sudanese Mahdi Movements against the Ottoman Empire


Elsevier fellows

Ingeborg van Vugt MA (UVA, The Netherlands): Mapping the Network of Nicolaas Heinsius: Connecting Book Agency in the Dutch Republic and Italy in the 17th Centur

Dr. Nil Pektas (University of Manchester, UK): Learning Turkish in Renaissance Europe 1500-1700

Van de Sande Fellows

Wim Rakhorst MA: De ontwikkeling van de Haagse farmacopee

Alexander Döll (University of Wurzburg, Germany): A German poet’s botanical research in Leiden in the middle of the 17th century

Juynboll fellow

Houari Touati (EHESS Paris, France): Writing, Producing and Transmitting in Early Islam


Scaliger fellows

Dr. J. De Landtsheer (Universiteit Leuven, Belgium): Brievenproject Justus Lipsius

Professor dr. Freek de Wolff: Onderzoek naar MS Sca 1 (OR 4728): Medicinae Rabbi Isaac

Dr. Michelle Moseley-Christian (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA): Anthropoids and Questions of 'Human Uniqueness' in Early Modern Dutch Image and Text

Dr. Orsolya Retehlyi (ELTE, Budapest, dept. of Dutch Studies, Hungary): The portrayal and use of Hungarian political themes in Dutch drama in the 17th and 18th centuries

Bhowmik Moushumi (Jadavpur University Kolkata, India): How Arnold Bake's Negal years are documented and archived in his correspondence and photographs, mainly from Santiniketan, and other related papers

Robin Onno Buning (History Faculty, Oxford University, England): Reassembling the correspondence of Isaac Vossius: a European Network of Knowledge

Dr. Jasper van der Steen (Universiteit Leiden): The Nassaus Ltd: a Dynastic Family Business in Early Modern Europe, c. 1550-1750

Dr. Birger Vanwesenbeeck (State University of New York, USA): Johan Huizinga and Symbolism

Franceschini Marco (University of Bologna, Italy): A Study in the Sanskrit manuscripts written in Tamilian Grantha script in the Van Manen collection

Dr. Giuseppe Pezzini (Magdalen College, Oxford UK): The Leiden Manuscripts of Terence

Dr. Agnieszka Rec (Yale University, USA): The network of Alchemists in Early Modern Central Europe

Dr. Christoph Rippe (Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen, Leiden): Vision in Correspondences of Early International Museum Networks (1880s-1914)

Emma Gilby MA (University of Cambridge, UK): Goulu, Longinus and the “Querelle des lettres”

Fellows 2014

Brill fellows

Professor Walter Melion (Chairman, Art History Department, Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Art History, Foreign Member, KNAW, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences): ‘Imago veridica: The Visual Form, Function, and Argument of Joannes David, S.J.’s Four Latin Emblem Books’

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Mira Xenia Schwerda MA (Princeton University USA): The depiction of Death in early Iranian photography in Leiden University Libraries

Elsevier fellows

Mathieu Knops (VU Amsterdam) & John Lane (Independant scholar): Typografische analyse op vernieuwde grondslag van 50 Bijbels: op weg naar een universele Elzevier database (1583-1713)

Jürgen Beyer (Tartu University Library, Estonia): The earliest Dutch advertisement for coffee and chocolate: its background and printing history

Jesús Barrientos Mora (Independant scholar, Mexico): Elsevier book design: golden age of the perfect craft

Van de Sande Fellows

Peter C. van den Hooff MA Res (Universiteit Utrecht): Antonio Guaineri's De matricibus, Sive de propriis mulierum aegritudinibus

Marjolein de Vos MA, The collections of Wittop Koning and Grendel: provenance, bindings and annotations

Scaliger fellows

Dr. J. De Landtsheer: Letter project Justus Lipsius

Professor dr. Freek de Wolff: MS Sca 1 (OR 4728): Medicinae Rabbi Isaac

March-April: Anna Dablacova (University Leiden): Commerzialized culture: dealing with printed texts in Antwerp, c. 1480-1520

March-April: Dr. Judith Pfeiffer (Oriental Institute, University of Oxford UK): Jalāl al-Dīn al-Dawānī (d. 908/1502), and the transmission of knowledge from Fars to the Ottoman Empire

May-June: Dr. David van der Linden (Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam): The Sermon Industry: The Circulation of Huguenot Sermons in the Atlantic World, 1685-1720

May: Dr. Maureen Warren (Northwestern University USA): 'Politicians, Tyrants , and heretics: Engraved Portraits in Early 17th-century Dutch Books and Pamphlets

May: Dr. Rebekah Ahrendt (Yale University, USA): The republic of Music: Transposed Lives at the Crossroads of Europe, 1664-1713

June: Ilaria Bortolotti MA (State University of Milan, Italy): Luigi Ferdinando Marsili in Leiden (1723)

July: Prof. Dr. Douwe Runia (Melbourne)

August 4-22: Augustus: Nir Shafir (UCLA USA): Levinus Warner's library: Ottoman manuscripts in 17th-century European Collections

August: Dr. Paolo Scattolin (Universita Verona, Italy): The Leiden Palimpsest of Sophocles: a Full Collation and Analysis

September: Dr. Gerhard Wiesenfeldt (University of Melbourne, Australia): Philosophical geometry and the practical tradition in Dutch natural Philosophy

October: N. Kivilcim Yavuz MA (University of Leeds, England): The Trojan Narrative in the Early Medieval Manuscripts at the Special Collections of Leiden University Library

Fellows 2013

Brill fellows

Ashlihan Gurbuzel MA (Harvard University, USA): Social Imagination in Mystical Commentaries: Readers and Readings of Rumi’s Mathnawi in 17th-century Istanbul

Dr. Magdalena Lozluk (University of Tours/Lodz, France/Poland): The representation of medicine and the art of memory in Louis Casenueve’s Emblemata medica (1626)

Elsevier fellows

Professor dr. Allen Reddick (Universität Zürich. Switserland): Thomas Hollis’s Gifts to Leiden University

Dr. Arjen Dijkstra (Universiteit Groningen): 'Outsourcing' in de zeventiende eeuw. Boeken gepubliceerd door Elsevier, maar gedrukt door andere drukkers

Scaliger fellows

Dr. J. De Landtsheer: Letter project Justus Lipsius

Evelien Bachrach-Seeger: Sir Constantine Huygens and Britain

Professor dr. Freek de Wolff: MS Sca 1 (OR 4728): Medicinae Rabbi Isaac

February: Tammy Nyden MA (Grinnell College USA): The New Physics at Leiden

February: Amanda K. Herrin MA (Institute of Fine Arts, NYU, USA): Claes Jansz. Visscher and his Progeny: Draftsmen, Printmakers and Print Publishers in 17th Century Amsterdam

March: Guest researcher dr. Minori Kogure (Tenri University, Japan)

March-April: Dr. Riemer Faber (Associate Professor, Department of Classical Studies, Director, Waterloo Institute for Hellenistic Studies University of Waterloo Canada): The Personal Correspondence of the Authors of the Synopsis Purioris Theologiae

April: Guest researcher Professor dr. D. Runia (University of Melbourne, Australia)

April: Arjan Post MA (University Leiden): A Critical Edition and Dutch Translation of al-Murshid al-muʿīn

Gastonderzoeker Professor dr. Hariki Kobayasi (Daito Bunka University Japan): Onderzoek naar Tian-men Yao-lu: Chinese astronomie

May-june: Dr. Marissa Anne Bass (Washington University in St. Louis, USA): Joris Hoefnagel and the Art of Friendship

July-August: Dr. Valery Berlincourt (University of Geneva, Switserland): Textual history of Statius' Thebaid: relationship between manuscripts and early modern editions

August: Dr. Francesco Lupi (University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa): Conjectures on the fragmentary plays of Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides in the University Library at Leiden

October-November: Guest researcher Dr. Su Fang Ng (Department of English, University of Oklahoma USA): Global Renaissance: Alexander the Great and Classicism from Britain to Islamic Southeast Asia

Fellows 2012

Brill fellows

Dr. Joella G. Yoder (University of Washington, Seattle, US): A catalogue of the manuscripts of Christiaan Huygens

Dr Lionel Laborie (School of History, University of East Anglia, England): Warrior Prophets: Anglo-Dutch Diplomacy, Huguenot Propaganda and the Last French War of Religion (1685-1720)

Elsevier fellows

Dr. An Smets (Univerity of Leuven, Belgium): ‘Voices from the past’: lecture notes from Leiden University.

Dr. Per Landgren (Visiting scholar at Oxford University UK): What was historia in early modern Leiden? Differing concepts - different functions among professores historiarum.


Scaliger fellows

Dr. Arnoud Visser: Gabriel Harvey and his Books, in co-operation with Princeton University

Dr. J. De Landtsheer: Letters Justus Lipsius

Evelien Bachrach-Seeger: Sir Constantine Huygens and Britain

February-April: dr. Minori Kogure

February: Bahia Shehab MA (American University Cairo, Egypt): Fatimid epigraphy

April: Dr. Tania Demetriou (University of York, England): Reading and Scholarship in the margins of literary texts

May: Dr. Natasha Constantinidou (University of St Andrews, Scotland): Printing and Marketing the Classics in the 16th century

June: Stijn van Rossem (University of Antwerpen, Belgium): The Lopez de Haro Family and the international trade in catholic books.

July-October: Prof. dr. D. Runia (Queen’s College, Australia): Aëtiana: laying foundations for the study of the history of ancient philosophy.

Augustus: Frederic Nolan Clark MA, (Princeton University, USA): “Ordo librorum and Ordo Temporum: Compilation, Classical Scholarship, and the Making of Historical Periodization, c.1550-1750.”

September- November: Melissa Lo MA (Harvard University, USA): Abstracting Figures, Figuring Abstractions: Transformations of Cartesian Physics, 1620- 1690.

September: Dr. Mariyana Tsibranska-Kostova (Institute for Bulgarian Language- Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria): The first Bulgarian printer Yacob Kraykov and its Book for different occasions (Venice, 1571-1572) in the Leiden University Library.

September: Frederic Nolan Clark MA, (Princeton University USA): “Ordo librorum and Ordo Temporum: Compilation, Classical Scholarship, and the Making of Historical Periodization, c.1550-1750.” November: Amanda K. Herrin MA (Institute of Fine Arts, NYU, USA): Claes Jansz. Visscher and his Progeny: Draftsmen, Printmakers and Print Publishers in 17th Century Amsterdam.

Dr. Ian Campbell (University College Dublin, Ireland): Protestant Natural Law and Irish Natural Slaves.

Fellows 2011

Brill fellows

Dr. Graeme Dunphy (University of Regensburg, Germany): Chronicle manuscripts in Leiden University Library

Banu Kaygusuz MA (University of Toronto, Department of East Asian Studies Canada): Rangaku and Photography: the photography technology in circulation and the role of Dutch scholarship in Japan

Scaliger fellows

Dr. Arnoud Visser: Gabriel Harvey and his Books, in samenwerking Princeton University

Evelien Bachrach-Seeger: Sir Constantine Huygens and Britain

Dr. Luna Najera: War and the Technologies of the Self in Early Modern Spanish Military Literature

January: Dr. Evgenyi Kazartsev (University of St.-Petersburg, Russia): Jan van Hout

March-April: Ann-Marie Hansen MA (Victoria University, Canada): The Role of Conflict in Prosper Marchand’s Republic of Letters

Juni: Dr. Jelani Harun (Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia), Features of Islamic Laws in Aceh: A Study based on Manuscripts of Mir'at al-Tullab

Juni-Juli: Andrew J. Fleck (San Jose State University, USA): Willebrord Snellius and the Astronomical Thread in the Early Modern Republic of Letters

Juli: Veronica Nicusanti (Scuola di Alti Studi - Scienze della Cultura of the Fondazione S. Carlo, Modena, Italy): Arnold Geulincx

August-September: Pablo Toribio Pérez MA (ILC-CCHS (CSIC), Madrid, Spain): Isaac Newton

Nick Hardy, MA (University College, Oxford, England): The Study of Greek texts in early modern Europe: the case of Patrick Young (1584-1652)

Juliane Müller MA (Freie Universität Berlin, Germany): A commented edition of the pseudo epigraphic Arabic dialogue between Aristotle and the Indian Yuhin

Fellows 2010

Brill fellows

Dr. J. De Landtsheer (Universiteit Leuven, Belgium): Lipsiana in Leiden University Library

Dr. Irene Bueno (European University Institute, Florence, Italy); Beyond the Margins of the 'Babylonian Captiviy'. The Avignon Papacy and the East

Scaliger fellows

Dr. Nicolas Robin (Clusius Professor): History of Gardens and Botany

January: Dr. M. Roscam Abbing, Inventory of the Correspondence of Petrus Scriverius (1536-1666)

January- July: Gastonderzoeker dr. Roberto Lopresti (Università di Palermo, Italy): research project on the history of the notion of 'automaton' in Greek and early modern medical and philosophical thought

February: Tomoko Okuda (National Diet Library Kyoto, Japan): Research on private library of Von Siebold

March-April : Linda M. Rupert (University of North Carolina, Greensboro, USA): Imagining Islands/Envisioning Empire: Dutch Depictions of Curacao and the Caribbean in the Seventheenth and Eighteenth Centuries

April: prof. dr. Lisa Jardine (Centenary Professor of Renaissance Studies at Queen Mary, University of London, UK): Christiaan Huygens

April: Dr. Carlo Martino Lucarini (University of London, UK): A Critical Edition of Hermias's In Platonis Phaedrum scholia

April-May: Visiting Scaliger Professor François Déroche (École Pratque des Hautes Études (EPHE), Paris, France)

April-June: Jennifer Margaret Rampling MA (University of Cambridge, England): The Vossius Collection and English Alchemy

May: Marijke Tolsma MA (Remonstrants Seminarium & Leids Instituut voor Godsdienstwetenschappen): Johannes Meursius's illustrated books of portraits of Leiden University professors

June: Todd Rester (Calvin Theological Seminary USA): Theologia Viatorum: The Theology from Junius to Moor

June: Prof. Dr. D. Runia (Queen’s College, University of Melbourne, Australia): antieke wijsbegeerte

July-August: Prof. dr. David B. Ruderman (University of Pennsylvania, USA): Philosophy, Mysticism, and Science in Enlightenment Jewish Thought. The Contrasting Postures of Naphtali Herz Ulman and Phinehas Elijah Hurwitz, Two Ashkenazic Thinkers Living in the Netherlands

July-August: Visiting scholar dr. Veronica Nicusanti (Scuola Internazionale di Alti Studi-Fondazione San Carlo, Modena, Italy): Arno ld Geulincx

July-September: mVisiting scholar Takao Ito Ph.D. (University of Munich, Germany & Department of Asian History, Graduate School of Humanities at Kobe University, Japan): Arabic and Islamic studies, in particular the history of Egypt and Syria in the Mamluk period

August-September: Professor Senjuro Machi (Nishogakusha University, Tokyo, Japan): A study on the Japanese medical and pharmaceutical manuscripts of the Edo period (1603-1868) held by Leiden University

October: Sara Omar MA (Harvard Univeristy, USA), Representations of Sex and Sexuality in Medieval Islamicate texts

November: Jesús de Prado Plumed (École practique des Hautes Études (Paris France)/Universidad Complutense (Madrid Spain): A Tale of Four Cities (Alcalá de Henares, Rome, Istanbul, Leiden): Alfonso de Zamora (1512-1546) in Leiden University Library's collections

October-November: Prof. dr. Rosamond D. McKitterick (Cambridge University UK): The Migration of Ideas in the Early Middle Ages

October-November: Dr. Jan Loop (Warburg Institute, Londen, UK): Johann Heinrich Hottinger (1620-1664) and the Leiden collection of oriental manuscripts

October-November: dr. Ekaterina Ilyushechkina (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen): Exercitationes Claudii Salmasii

November: dr. Luna Najera: War and the Technologies of the Self in Early Modern Spanish Military Literature

Fellows 2009

1 March-31 August: Dr. Steffen Ducheyne (Postdoctoral Research Fellow of the Fund for Scientific Research (FWO – Flanders): Huygens’ post-1673 mechanische en natuurfilosofische werk

February-March: Flavia Galli Tatsch MA (Campinas State University (UNICAMP), Dept. of History, Sao Paulo, Brasil), Analyzing Allegories from America. Prints and Artists from the Netherlands produced at the end of the 16th. Century

May: Corry Cotter, MA (University of Virginia USA: Puritanism and Science: The Anatomy of Edward Richardson’s Thought

June: Prof. dr. Helene Cazes (University of Victoria, Canada): Bonaventura Vulcanius and his Album amicorum: Humanism and friendship in Leiden 1578-1615.

August: Iris Heckel, Florentii Schonhovii Goudani Lalage, sive Amores Pastorales: Edition, Übersetzung und Kommentar

September: Dr Assimina Kaniari D.Phil (Department of the History of Art, University of Oxford, UK) Emmy Andriesse and the modern uncanny. Encounters with Surrealism and the ‘new vision’ in post-war Dutch photography

- Dr. Elger Heere (Hogeschool Utrecht, Geodesy department, The Netherlands): Formalised geometric accuracy analysis of old maps

- Dr. Olar Ovidiu Olar (École des hautes études en sciences sociales Paris, France): Kyrillos Loukaris and his Dutch Friends and Correspondence

- Dr. Juan Pablo Sánchez Hernández (Royal Complutense College, Cambridge/Harvard University, USA): Athenae Batavae, Athenae Atticae. (The Netherlands and the rediscovery of Greece in the 17th Century)

- Jennifer Margaret Rampling MA (University of Cambridge, England): The Vossius Collection and English Alchemy

- Catherine Abou-Nemeh, MA (Princeton University, USA): Nicolaas Hartsoeker’s natural philosophy: optics, politics, and Cartesianism in the Dutch Republic and abroad

- Dr. Witold Marek Witakowski (Uppsala University, Sweden): Research in the contents of the Leiden University Library collection of Ethiopic manuscripts

Fellows 2008

Brill fellows

Alexander Bick, MA (Princeton University, History Department, USA), Writing Mercantile History: Johannes de Laet and the Dutch West Indies Company

Dr Keith D. Stanglin, (Harding University, College of Bible and Religion, USA), The Public Disputations of Jacobus Arminius

Scaliger fellows

?: Mohammed Reza Tahmasbpour (Tehran University of Art, Iran), Research on the Hotz Collection

Januari: Dr Karin Verelst (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium): Some questions with respect to Huygens's manuscripts on Space and Time

Maart: Dr Irina Katkova (Institute of Oriental Studies, St. Petersburg, Russia): Islamic written Heritage of Sumatra. Shattariyah Sufi Manuscripts of Acheh and Minangkabau

April: Dr Mark Harvey: Muziekboeken in de UB

Mei: Dr Roberto Lopresti (Università di Palermo, Italy): The laboratory of Boerhaave and the reception of Hippocrates

Mei: Dr Dustin Mengelkoch (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA): Statius and his Northern Renaissance

Juni: Dr John. Francis Petruccione (The Catholic University of America, USA): The Textual Tradition and Medieval Glosses of the Peristephanon of Prudentius

Juni-juli: Dr Xavier Espluga (Universitat de Barcelona, Spain): The Verderianus Codex and the First History of Brescian Epigraphy

Juli: Vito Lorusso, MA (Scuola Normale Superiore Pisa, Italy): Editing Galen’s Methodus Medendi

Juli: Dr Emily Julie Cottrell (Institut Francais d’Archéologie Orientale du Caire, Egypt): The Historiography of Greek Philosophy as seen through the Leiden Oriental Manuscripts collection

Augustus: Dr Dustin Mengelkoch (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA): Statius and his Northern Renaissance

September: Dr Kenta Ohji (Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University, Japan): Newspaper, Philosophy, and Politics in the Late Eighteenth-Century Europe

September-Oktober: Elizabeth Anne Sutton, MA (The University of Iowa, Dept. of Art and Art History, USA): Cornelis Claesz's Travel Account Prints, 1598-1603

1 November-1 december: Evan Ralph Ragland (Indiana University, USA), Experimenting with Chemical Bodies: Late Seventeenth-Century Dutch Chemical Anatomy and the History of Experimental Practice

Fellows 2007

Brill fellows

Dr Jitse Harm Fokke Dijkstra ( University of Ottawa, Canada): Mysteries of the Nile: Scaliger and Egypt.

Dr Helene Cazes ( University of Victoria, Canada): Bonaventura Vulcanius and his Album amicorum: Humanism and friendship in Leiden 1578-1615.

Scaliger fellows

1 January-1 February: Prof. Dr Robert Seidel (Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität, Frankfurt am Main Germany) – Daniel Heinsius (1580-1655) as a scholar, neo-latin poet and transmitter of poetic standards to the German world.  

1 January-1 March: Dr Luitgard Mols (Opleiding Talen en Culturen van het Midden Oosten/Onderzoeksschool CNWS, Universiteit Leiden): Kunsthistorische aspecten van islamitische boekbanden en verluchte titelbladen van manuscripten uit de Mamelukse periode (1250-1517).  

1 January-1 April: Dr Niels van Driel (Universiteit Leiden): Vertalingen als aspect en spiegel van de internationale context van het Nederlands modernisme (1840-1900).

February: 12-28: Beate Wiesmüller, MA (Univetsität zu Köln/Universität Leipzig, Germany): Weisweiler Archive.

19 March-1 May: Islam Dayeh, MA (Free University of Berlin, Germany), Textual Corruption and the Transmission of the Quran.

1 June-1 August: Dr Martine Julia van Ittersum (University of Dundee, England): Dead White Men: The Transmission of the Grotius Papers in the Early Modern Period, the Auction of 1864, and it’s Legacy for Modern Scholarship.

18 June-1 August: Dr Helen Hattab (University of Houston, USA): Descartes and the Mechanization of Natural Philosophy.

24 July-1 October: Professor David T. Runia, (Queen’s College, University of Melbourne, Australia): antieke wijsbegeerte.

July-August: Mohammed Reza Tahmasbpour (Tehran University of Art, Iran), Research on the Hotz Collection.

July-August: Angela Robles, MA (Universidad de Murcia, Spain): Burmannus and his correspondence.

August-September: Prof. Dr Sabine Schmidtke (Institut für Islamweissenschaft, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany): Mu’tazili Manuscripts – Sharh al-usul by Ibn Khallad and al-Kamil fi li-istiqsa’ fima balaghana min kalam al-qudama.  

August-September: Dr Camilla Adang (Dept. of Arabic and Islamic Studies, Tel Aviv University/Institute for Advanced Studies, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israël): Mu’tazili Manuscripts – Sharh al-usul by Ibn Khallad and al-Kamil fi li-istiqsa’ fima balaghana min kalam al-qudama.

September-December: Dr Sinéad O’Sullivan (University College Dublin, Ireland): onderzoek naar Martianus Capella: The ‘Anonymous’ Ninth-Century Commentary on Martianus Capella: An Edition of Books I and II.

October-December: Theodor William Dunkelgrün, MA (University of Chicago, USA), ‘The Hebraist Johannes Drusius, Sr. (1550-1616) in his unpublished correspondence’.  

December: Prof. Dr S. Huigen (Departement Afrikaans en Nederlands, Universiteit van Stellenbosch, South-Africa): Een ‘Voorlooper van ‘t Werk’: een preliminair onderzoek naar Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indiën van François Valentyn. 

Fellows 2006

Brill Fellows

March-May 2006: Dr Pierluigi Lanfranchi – A critical edition of Pseudo-Eustathius’ Commentary on Hexaemeron: the collation of the Leiden manuscripts.

May-July 2006: Heidi Verdonck – The Jewish merchants in nineteenth and twentieth-century Morocco (on the eve of the French Protecorate) in the light of documents found in the archive of a Jewish-Moroccan trading house.

Scaliger fellows

January: prof. Dr A. Pettegree en Dr M. Walsby (French Vernacular Book Project, University of St. Andrews, Scotland): Franse zestiende-eeuwse drukken in de UB en Bibliotheca Thysiana.

January-February: Dr C. Pérez (Universitat de Barcelona, Spain): Foto’s in de Hotz Collectie.

February-March: Dr med. Dr phil. D. Schäfer (Universität zu Köln, Institut für Geschichte und Ethik der Medizin, Germany): Vroegmoderne voedingskunde voor kinderen.

March-June: S. Ahmad, MA, MLIS (Fakultas Tarbiyah, IAIN Ar-Raniry Darussalam Banda Aceh, Indonesia): De impact van ‘Hikayat Prang Sabil’ op de strijdlust van Atjehse strijdens gedurende de Nederlandse koloniale bezetting.

May-June and December: prof. Dr J.L.M. Papy (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium): The stoic face of Humanism: Lipsius’s new reading of Seneca and its echoes in early modern European literature and thought.

August-December: L. Kwiecien, MA (Universiteit Leiden): De fotografische syntaxis en beeldhistorische betekenis van de fotocollectie Scholten.

August-September: A. Başaran MA (Boğaziçi Universiteit, Instanbul, Turkey): Verhandelingen over astronomie en de briefwisseling tussen Nederlandse diplomaten bij de Sublieme Porte en de Nederlandse regering.

August-September: Dr S. O’Sullivan (University College Dublin, Ireland): Martianus Capella: The ‘Anonymous’ ninth-century commentary on Martianus Capella: An edition of Books I and II.

September: Dr A. Guzmán Almagro (Vakgroep Latijnse filologie, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain): Documenten voor de studie van Latijnse epigrafiek in Spanje gedurende de zestiende en zeventiende eeuw: het Intinerario del Reyno de Aragâo van Joâo Baptista Labanha.

September: drs. T. van Hal (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium): Taalvergelijkend onderzoek tijdens de Renaissance: de bijdrage van de ‘Leidse school’.

October-December: C. Cuttica, MA (European University Institute, Florence, Italy): Modern European Absolutism: The interesting language of patriarchalism in France and England.

December: prof. Dr R. Seidel (Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität, Frankfurt am Main, Germany): Daniel Heinsius (1580-1655) as a scholar, neo-latin poet and transmitter of poetic standards to the German world.

Fellows 2005

January: Dr A.H. van Oostrum: Oosterse muziek in handschrift en druk in de UB.

March: Dr Sinéad O’Sullivan (University College, Dublin, Ireland): Martianus Capella: The ‘anonymous’ ninth-century commentary on Martianus Capella: An edition of Books I and II.

March-April: prof. Dr Ingrid Maier (Universiteit van Uppsala, Sweden), Zeventiende-eeuwse Nederlandse pamfletten als bron van Russische 17de-eeuwse kranten

May-June: prof. Dr Haron Daud (Universiti Sains Malaysia), Maleise astrologische handschriften.

July-August: Dr Juan Ballesteros Sánchez (Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Sevilla, Spain), Klassieke bronnen van Justus Lipsius’ Admirandasive, de magnitudine Romana libri quattuor.

July-September: Dr P.E. Pormann (Warburg Institute, London/Merton College, Oxford, England): Edition of the Arabic fragments of Ibn Serapion’s Small Compendium.

October-December: G. Verhoeven, MA (Universiteit Antwerpen, Belgium), Toerisme in de Nederlanden (1650-1750).

Fellows 2004

January: Dr D. Terzioglu (Bogazici Universiteit Istanbul, Turkey): Turkse manuscripten in de Oosterse collecties.

April-May: Dr C. de Stefani (Venice International University, Italy), Arabische vertalingen van Polemon’s Physiognomonica en onderzoek naar de tekstuele overdracht van de werken van Nicander.

April-May: Dr J.-J. Fehr (olim Forschungszentrum Europäische Aufklärung, Potsdam, Germany), prijsverhandelingen van het Legatum Stolpianum.

April-June: Dr. J. Gerstmeyer Yoder (University of Washington, USA), catalogus van de manuscripten van Christiaan Huygens.

July-September: prof. dr. G. Vagenheim (Université de Rouen, France), de relatie tussen Marquard Gude en de Nederlandse geleerden van zijn tijd.

July-August: dr. P.M. Sijpesteijn (Christ Church, Oxford University, England), Catalogus van Arabische papyri in de Leidse universiteitsbibliotheek.

September-November: dr. V.E. Bulatov (Nationaal Historisch Museum, Moskou, Rusland), Russische kaarten in de Collectie Bodel Nijenhuis.

November: prof. dr. J. Freedman (Alabama State University, Montgomery, USA), filosofische geschriften met betrekking tot academisch onderwijs in Europa gedurende de vroegmoderne periode

Gedurende het hele jaar:

Prof. Dr E. Braches, De collectie Nieuwe Kunst van de Maatschappij der Nederlandsche Letterkunde.

K. Cok, MA (Faculteit der Kunsten, Leiden), Muziek in de Leidse Universiteitsbibliotheek.

J. de Landtsheer, MA (Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium), De correspondentie van Justus Lipsius.

Dr F.A. Egmond, Clusius-project. 

Ch.E. Smit, MA, Modernisme en vernieuwing in het Protestantisme gedurende de negentiende eeuw.

Fellows 2003

April: Dr F. Speziale (Università degli Studi La Sapienza, Rome, Italy): Indo-Persische medische en wetenschappelijke handschriften. 

End of May-end June: Dr O. Bakich (University of Toronto, Canada): Leven en werk van de Russische dichter Valerii Pereleshin.

Half May-half June: Prof. Dr F. Bauden (Université de Liège, Belgium): De handschriften van Al-Maqrizi in de Leidse Universiteitsbibliotheek. 

End of June-beginning of July: Dr J. de Landtsheer (Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium): Uitgave van de correspondentie van Justus Lipsius (1601-1602).

June: Dr J.J. Fehr (Forschungszentrum Europäische Aufklärung, Potsdam, Germany): Prijsverhandelingen van het Legatum Stolpianum.

August: Prof. Dr S. Predota (Universiteit van Wroclaw, Poland): Meertalige, in het bijzonder Pools-Nederlandse woordenboeken in de Leidse collecties

September: Prof. Dr L. Conrad (Asien-Afrika Institut, Hamburg, Germany): Voorbereidend onderzoek ten behoeve van een Engelse vertaling van C. Snouck Hurgronje, Het Mekkaansche Feest (1880)

September: Prof. Dr A. Sanni (Lagos State University, Nigeria): Islamitische geneeskundige traditie: geschriften van al-Suyuti en zijn voorgangers.

August-November: Dr P. Sijpesteijn (Princeton University, USA): Arabische papyri en de geschiedenis van vroeg-Islamitisch Egypte.

November: Prof. Dr J. Freedman (Alabama State University, Montgomery, USA), Filosofische geschriften met betrekking tot academisch onderwijs in Europa gedurende de vroegmoderne periode.

December-March 2004: K. Cok MA (Koninklijk Conservatorium, Den Haag), Muziekboeken in de Leidse Universiteitsbibliotheek.

Fellows 2002

February-March: Dr Ayman Fu’ad Sayyid (zelfstandig onderzoeker, Cairo, Egypt), onderzoek naar de Maqrizi en andere handschriften in de collectie Oosterse handschriften.

February-May: N. van Driel, MA(Theologische Faculteit, Leiden), onderzoek naar de Leidse theologische faculteit tussen modernisme en orthodoxie (1880-­1950) en Leidse hoogleraarsbenoemingen in de negentiende eeuw.

March-June: Dr J.J. Fehr (Forschungszentrum Europäische Aufklärung, Potsdam, Germany), onderzoek naar de achttiende-eeuwse prijsverhandelingen Legatum Stolpianum.

May-June: Prof. Dr L. Cilliers (University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South-Africa), onderzoek naar de klassiek-medische tractaten van Vindicianus.

August: Prof. Dr S. Predota (Universiteit van Wroclaw, Poland), onderzoek naar polyglot woordenboeken met Poolse en Nederlandse delen.

October: Dr B. Kertesz (Nationale Bibliotheek, Budapest, Hungary), inventarisatie en onderzoek naar Hungarica in Leiden.

October-November: Dr J. de Landtsheer (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium), voorbereidend onderzoek voor de uitgave van de correspondentie van Justus Lipsius, dln. XIV-XV (1601-1602).

Fellows 2001

September-October: Nicole Howard, MA (Indiana University, USA): onderzoek naar de publicitaire werkzaamheid van Christiaan Huygens.