5 May 2014
The Whole and its Parts in the Museum
Anke te Heesen, curator and historian, has been professor of history of science at Humboldt University Berlin since 2011. She has also worked at the Deutsche Hygiene-Museum in Dresden, the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin, and the University of Tübingen. Her research focuses on issues of objects and science, notation systems in science, art and science and their collecting and ordering practices. Her main books are World in a Box. The Story of an Eighteenth-Century Picture Encyclopedia (2002), and Der Zeitungsausschnitt. Papierobjekt der Moderne (2006; in English, Manchester UP, 2014). Her latest book is Theorien des Museums (2012). Her current research projects deal with the history of the research interview and the history of exhibitions in the 1970 and the 1980.
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