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Announcement of Scaliger Institute research fellowship winners

With support of several companies, including Brill Publishers, Elsevier and private foundations, Leiden University Libraries and the Scaliger Institute welcome around 15 to 20 Fellows and guests every year to consult and examine material in the Special Collections at the Leiden University Libraries. The Scaliger Institute received a large number of applications this year, submitted by domestic and international scholars. From these applications the following scholars have been awarded a fellowship:

Brill Fellowship

Tom Parat  (Université de Franche-Comté, France) 

The Conflict between William of Orange and Granvelle in Franche-Comte

Lyke de Vries (Radboud University, Netherlands)

Reception and Rejection: The Early Modern Dutch Response to Rosicrucianism

Liza Blake (University of Toronto, Canada)

Margaret Cavendish Sammelbände and Choose your own Poems and Fancies

Gloria Moorman (University of Warwick, United Kingdom)

The Dutch Republic through Tuscan Eyes: Medici Interest in Dutch Publishing, Trade and Politics

William Mitchell (London School of Economics, United Kingdom)

The Low Church Lobby: English Argument for Protestant Union in the Shadow of the Revolution of the Edict of Nantes, 1680-1715

Vitaliy Bezrogov (Institut Strategii Razvitiya Obrazovaniya Rossijskoj Akademii Obrazovaniya, Russia)

Europe on the way beyond its Limits: early German-Russian translation of the Orbis sensualium pictus

Marissa Griffioen (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands) 

Bodel Nijenhuis’ maps in context


Van de Sande fellowship

Anastasia Stefanaki (Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Netherlands)

Exploring the Botanical Activity of Leonhard Rauwolf in Southern France and Northern Italy in the period 1560-1562

Iolanda Ventura (Università degli Studi di Bologna, Italy)

The Impact of the Mesue’s writings in 16th-17th c. recipes collections


Juynboll Fellowship

Gabriel Lavin (University of California, United States)

Gambus music and Islamic vocal performance practices in the Indian Ocean World


Isaac Alfred Ailion Fellowship

Chris Joby (Wydzialu Anglistik UAM, Poznan, Poland)

The Dutch Language in Tokugawa and early Meiji Japan


Scaliger Fellowships

Isabelle Cogitore (Université Grenoble Alpes, France)

The Commentaries written by Lipsius to the Annals of Tacitus

Shweta Raghu (Yale University, United States)

Views from the Deck of a Ship: The Coastal Arts of Colonial Coromandel


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