Plantae des États-Unis – Rediscovered Pages from Alexander von Humboldt’s United States Diary

A recently discovered manuscript sheds a new light on Alexander von Humboldt’s stay in the USA in 1804. The document contains his notes on conversations with President Thomas Jefferson and botanist G. H. E. Mühlenberg. Humboldt also collected information on useful and medicinal plants, listed North American naturalists and documented consumer prices.

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Heart of the Andes. Humboldt’s Science in the Art of Frederic Edwin Church (Frank Baron, Jim Jewell 2016), KUMedia Productions

Heart of the Andes – Humboldt’s Science in the Art of Frederic Edwin Church is a short documentary produced by

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CfP, VIIIth International and Interdisciplinary Congress: „Sciences, Knowledge and Politics: Alexander von Humboldt and Aimé Bonpland between Europe and Amérique Latine“ (07/04-07/07/2016)

Deadline CfP: 01/05/2016 Date of conference: 07/04-07/07/2016 Location of conference: SciencesPo Paris (27 rue Saint Guillaume – 75007 Paris); IHEAL

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The Invention of Nature. Alexander von Humboldt’s New World (Knopf 2015)

New book on Humboldt and his influence on environmentalism (Source: knopfdoubleday.com) In The Invention of Nature – Alexander von Humboldt’s

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CfP, 3rd International Chamisso Conference „Worldwide Journeys: Recording, preserving, passing on – Forster, Humboldt, Chamisso“ (February 24-26, 2016

Deadline CfP: July 1st, 2015 Conference dates: February 24-26, 2016 Venue: Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz Potsdamer Str. 33,

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27.11.2014, Tagung: „Selbstübersetzung als Wissenstransfer“, Berlin

Selbstübersetzung als Wissenstransfer Self-Translation as Transfer of Knowledge Die von Stefan Willer organisierte Tagung am Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung

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