Key publications

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1] Weber, A., “Natural History Collections and Empire,” in: Routledge Handbook of Science and Empire, ed. by Andrew Goss (submitted, to be published in 2021/22).

2]  Stork, L., Weber, A., van den Herik, J., Plaat, A., Verbeek, F. , Wolstencroft, K., Large-scale zero-shot learning in the wild: classifying zoological illustrations,” Ecological Informatics (accepted in press).

3] Dijksterhuis, F.J., Weber, A., and Zuidervaart, H. (eds.), Locations of Knowledge in Dutch Contexts. Leiden: Brill, 2019.

4] Weber, A., “Collecting Colonial Nature: European Naturalists and the Netherland Indies in the Early Nineteenth Century,” BMGN – Low Countries Historical Review 134:3 (2019), 72-95. [DOI] [PDF] [ONLINE]

5] Weber, A.; Ameryan, M.9783319758251; Wolstencroft, K.; Stork, L.; Heerlien, M.; Schomaker, L. “Towards a Digital Infrastructure for Illustrated Handwritten Archives,” in Digital Cultural Heritage, Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), vol. 10605, ed. Marinos Ioannides (Springer 2018), 155-166 (peer-reviewed, Mahya Ameryan and Andreas Weber share first authorship, acceptance rate: 29 out of 198 submissions [DOI] [PDF].

6] Stork, L., Weber, A., Gassó Miracle, E., Verbeek, F., Plaat, A., Van den Herik, J and K. Wolstencroft, “Semantic Annotation of Natural History Collections,” Journal of Web Semantics (2019). [DOI] [PDF]

7] Weber, A. and R.J. Wille (eds.), Laborious bogorcoverTransformations – Plant Science at the Bogor Botanical Gardens, 1817 – 2017, Studium: Tijdschrift voor Wetenschaps- en Universiteitsgeschiedenis 11:3 (2018) (= SPECIAL ISSUE) [TOC] [ONLINE] [PDF INTRO]

8] Weber, A.Renegotiating debt: Chemical Governance and Money in the Early Nineteenth Century Dutch Empire,” in Compound Histories: Materials, Governance and Production, 1760-1840, ed. Lissa Roberts and Simon Werrett (Leiden: Brill 2017), 205-225 (published in open access). [PDF]hybrid ambitions

9] Weber, A., Hybrid Ambitions: Science, Governance, and Empire in the Career of Caspar C.G. Reinwardt (1773-1854) (Amsterdam: Leiden University Press, 2012) (=dissertation). [PDF] [UL repository]

Museum exhibit:

Van Driel, J.; Weber, A.; Maas, A.; Roberts, L.L. 2012-2015: Co-curation of the exhibition Wealth of Waste (Rijk van Rotzooi) at Museum Boerhaave, the Dutch National Museum for the History of Science and Medicine in Leiden. From 2016 to 2018 the exhibition was also on display at the Fries Museum in Leeuwarden. As the only exhibition, it has received an ‘honorary mention’ award in the 2016 competition for the Dibner Award for Excellence in Museum Exhibits of the American Society for the History of Technology, SHOT.