Joseph Wright of Derby: An Experiment with A Bird in the Air Pump 1768 (c) Tate Gallery London

Joseph Wright of Derby: An Experiment with A Bird in the Air Pump 1768 (c) Tate Gallery London

The Power of Wonder

The Instrumentalization of Admiration, Astonishment and Surprise in Discourses of Knowledge, Power and Art

A SNF Sinergia Project

 

 

 

 

Institutions Involved:

  • University of Zurich, German Department, Prof. Dr. Mireille Schnyder
  • University of Basel, German Department, Prof. Dr. Nicola Gess
  • University of Freiburg, Department of Sociology, Prof. Dr. Ulrich Bröckling
  • University of Basel, French Department, Prof. Dr. Hugues Marchal