Explorations, Encounters, and the Circulation of Knowledge, 1600-1830, Session 3: Commerce, Culture, and Natural Knowledge

Organized by Professors Adriana Craciun (University of California, Riverside) and Mary Terrall (University of California, Los Angeles)
Friday, May 15 & Saturday, May 16 2015

For program schedule and description please click HERE.


Binnema_UNBC image

Ted Binnema

University of Northern British Columbia

“Even the Rudest Indian Sketch”: Aboriginal People and the History of Cartography in the Hudson’s Bay Company


Montanez-Sanabria_UC Davis imageElizabeth Montanez-Sanabria
Ahmanson-Getty Fellow

Pirates, Darien Indians, and Commercial Companies in the Atlantic Market, 1670-1730


Bewell_UToronto imageAlan Bewell
University of Toronto

Natures in Circulation


MurphyKathleen S. Murphy

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Collecting Specimens, Collecting Slaves: The Production of Natural Knowledge through the British Slave Trade


EllisMarkman Ellis
Queen Mary University of London

Tea as an Object of Knowledge between Britain and China, 1690-1730


OtrembaEric Otremba

Ahmanson-Getty Fellow

Experimental Empire: Baconian Science and Plantation Slavery in the English Atlantic, 1626-1688


ZiserMichael Ziser
University of California, Davis

Smugglers, Pedlars, and Quacks: Transposing Commercial and Scientific Micro-Geographies at the Turn of the 19th Century