Alicia Boswell gave a talk at the George Washington University Anthropology Department Colloquium,“Beyond Looting: Archaeology, Heritage Management, and Community Development in Peru,” on November 20, 2017.

Jeffrey Collins published an essay co-written with art historian Meredith Martin (NYU and former Selz Lecturer) entitled “Early Modern Incense Boats: Commerce, Christianity, and Cultural Exchange.” Their work appeared in the series Intersections: Interdisciplinary Studies in Early Modern Culture (Leiden and Boston: Brill), in an anthology entitled The Nomadic Object: The Challenge of World for Early Modern Religious Art, edited by Christine Göttler and Mia M. Mochizuki.

Ivan Gaskell
chaired the final day of the symposium, “Global Natural History around 1800: Collections, Media, Actors,” at the Advanced Study Institute, Georg-August University, Göttingen, December 7-9, 2017.

Andrew Morrall
was a moderator in the symposium “Jewellery Matters” organized by the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, in November. His article, “On the Picture of King Charles the First…written in Psalms: Devotion, Memory and the Micrographic Portrait,” has been published in What is an Image in Medieval and Early Modern England?, Antoinina Bevan Zlatar and Olga Timofeeva (eds); Swiss Papers in English Language and Literature, Volume 34, 2017.