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The Experimental Century: Curating the Early German Enlightenment

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The Department of History’s own Vera Keller will give a Work-in-Progress talk, hosted by the Oregon Humanities Center.

“The Experimental Century: Curating the Early German Enlightenment”

Friday, April 19, 2019
Noon–1:25 p.m.
OHC Conference Room (159 PLC)

The Works-in-Progress series features talks by humanities faculty and graduate students on their current research or recently published books. All talks take place on Fridays at noon in the OHC Conference Room, 159 PLC. These are free and open to the public. Brown-bag lunches are welcome. Seating is limited, so early arrival is recommended.

Please direct disability accommodation requests to the Oregon Humanities Center at 541-346-3934.

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About Vera Keller

Vera Keller is an associate professor with the UO Department of History and a 2018-19 OHC Faculty Research Fellow. Her work primarily focuses on the history of science in early Modern Europe. Keller’s first book, Knowledge and the Public Interest, 1575-1725 (Cambridge, 2015), explored the once novel idea, now a truism, that knowledge should “serve the public interest.” She has also authored or co-authored numerous articles, most recently, “Deprogramming Baconianism: The meaning of desiderata in the eighteenth century” for Notes and Records: the Royal Society Journal of the History of Science.