Ongoing Research

I am currently working on three major research projects: 

Bücherstilleben - Schule von Madrid - 1630-40 - Gemäldegalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin




Nurseries of Progress: Classical Philology and the Research Seminar in Germany, 1700-1870


(First monograph) 


Capturing the Stars: Early Twentieth Century Astronomical Photography and the Untold History of Women at Yerkes Observatory

Project Collaborator for History

(project partners: University of Chicago Library, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Morris Fishbein Center for the History of Science and Medicine)

University of Chicago Photographic Archive, apf6-00415, Hanna Holborn Gray Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library. Image modified by Richard Kron.
Wall of Artifacts in the Landesmuseum für Vorgeschichte Halle (Saale)






The Turn to Comparison: A New History of the Human Sciences in Germany, 1800-1950


(second project) 

More information about all projects coming soon.