Research

  1. 2019
  2. Verwaal, R. E. (2019). Dealing with Deafness: Health and Disability in Enlightenment Europe. Paper presented at GCHH Language and Deafness, Groningen, .
  3. Verwaal, R. E. (2019). How did blood clot in the 18th century?. Paper presented at NVTH Course Arterial Thrombosis, Koudekerke, Netherlands.
  4. Verwaal, R. E. (2019). 'What is Reliable Knowledge?' Memory. Paper presented at Teaching the History of Knowledge, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  5. Verwaal, R. E. (2019). Seminal Knowledge: Materiality of Semen in the Eighteenth Century. Paper presented at Sex and Science in Early Modern Europe, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  6. 2018
  7. Verwaal, R. (2018). Een maquette op grote schaal: De campus van de Medische Faculteit Rotterdam. Paper presented at Brains, Buildings and Business, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  8. Verwaal, R. (2018). Pispotten en kruikezeikers: Geschiedenis van urineverzameling. Paper presented at Nederlandse internisten vereniging, Maastricht, Netherlands.
  9. 2017
  10. Verwaal, R. (2017). Taking the Piss: Urine in Early Modern Europe. 23-29. Paper presented at Fluid Matter(s), Canberra, Australia.
  11. Verwaal, R. (2017). Crying Over Spilled Milk: Chemistry, Drugs, and Breastfeeding in the Eighteenth Century. Paper presented at Histories of Healthy Ageing, Groningen, Netherlands.
  12. Verwaal, R. (2017). Sweat it Out: Johannes de Gorter and Sudorifics in the Dutch Republic. Paper presented at Humours, Mixtures, & Corpuscles, Pisa, Italy.
  13. Verwaal, R. (2017). Making Milk: Breast Pumps and Galactagogues in Enlightenment Europe. Paper presented at Stipendiatenkolloquium, Gotha, Germany.
  14. Verwaal, R. (2017). De traan. In 'Dingen die ergens toe dienen': Verhalen over materiële cultuur van wetenschap (pp. 16-19). Hilversum: Uitgeverij Verloren.
  15. Verwaal, R. (2017). Retention and Excretion. In R. Knoeff (Ed.), Gelukkig Gezond!: Histories of Healthy Ageing (pp. 98-111). Groningen: Barkhuis Publishing.
  16. 2016
  17. Verwaal, R. (2016). Boerhaave in Groningen: Sporen van Studenten en Scheikunde in Stad en Ommeland, 1700–1775. Paper presented at 250 jaar chemie onder de Martinitoren, Groningen, Netherlands.
  18. 2015
  19. Verwaal, R. (2015). Lifeblood: Chemistry of Blood in Eighteenth-Century Medicine. Paper presented at History of Science Society (HSS) Annual Conference, San Francisco, United States.
  20. Verwaal, R. (2015). Boiling Blood: Chemistry of Vital Fluids 
in Dutch Enlightenment Culture. Paper presented at PhD Symposium Huizinga Institute, Hilversum, Netherlands.
  21. Verwaal, R. (2015). Blood Ties: Chemistry of the Body and Classifying Disease. Paper presented at 14th International Congress for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ISECS 2015), Rotterdam, Netherlands.
  22. Verwaal, R. (2015). Sweat: Materiality and Fluidity of Perspiration in in Eighteenth-Century Medicine. Paper presented at Gewina 6th Gewina Woudschoten conference of the History of Science in the Low Countries, Zeist, Netherlands.
  23. Verwaal, R. (2015). Clotting: Chemical Histories of Blood in the Dutch Republic, 1700–1750. Paper presented at SHAC Spring Meeting, Cambridge, United Kingdom.
  24. Verwaal, R. (2015). Sensing Sweat and the Porous Boundaries of Disciplines. Paper presented at AD HOC workshop, Cambridge, United Kingdom.
  25. Verwaal, R. (2015). Peentjes zweten: Transpiratie, zweettherapie en vroegmoderne wetenschap. Paper presented at Centrum voor Universiteits- en Wetenschapsgeschiedenis, Groningen, United Kingdom.
  26. Verwaal, R. (2015). Urine Matters: The Concept of Materiality and the History of Pee. Paper presented at History of Science PhD-conference Rolduc 2015, Rolduc, Netherlands.
  27. 2014
  28. Verwaal, R. (2014). Crossing Bodily and Disciplinary Boundaries: Chymistry of Urine in Leiden, c. 1700. Paper presented at 5th SHAC postgraduate workshop, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  29. Verwaal, R. (2014). Piss Prophets: The Chemistry of Urine at the Leiden Laboratory, 1700–1750. Paper presented at Vital Matters workshop, Groningen, Netherlands.
  30. Verwaal, R. (2014). Verlichte Dokters, Verborgen Krachten: Het Chemisch Skelet. Paper presented at Dag van het Onderzoek, Gent, Belgium.
  31. 2013
  32. Verwaal, R. (2013). Bloodlines: A Vitalist Legacy and Boerhaave's Chemistry of Bodily Fluids. Paper presented at Early Modern History Seminar, Groningen, Netherlands.
  33. Verwaal, R. (2013). The History of Chemistry Road Show: Blood, Sweat & Tears. Paper presented at 5th Gewina History of Science Conference, Woudschoten, Netherlands.
  34. 2012
  35. Verwaal, R. (2012). From Body to Specimen: Physicians and Their Patients in Dutch Pathological Collections, 1700–1830. Paper presented at Cultures of Anatomical Collections, Leiden, Netherlands.

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