• Female Networks: Gendered Ways of Producing Knowledge (1750-1830)

    Organisers
    Elena Serrano (Max Planck institute for the History of Science, Berlin)
    Simon Werrett (Department of Science and Technology Studies, UCL) Rational
    It has been evident for some time that women were active participants in scientific culture
    across Europe in the eighteenth century, and a number of individuals such as the Duchess of
    Portland, Caroline Herschel, or Madame Lavoisier are well known. Women typically
    operated outside scientific institutions, although some (...)