The Botanical Gardens at Bogor, lots of insects, UNESCO’s Statement on Race and book reviews: Studium Vol. 11 issues 3 & 4 are out!

21 mei 2019

Studium Vol. 11 issues 11.3 and 11.4 have just been published: the first a special issue Plants and Politics at the Bogor Botanical Gardens, edited by Andreas Weber and Robert-Jan Wille; the second our “regular issue” with a host of articles and book reviews. All are downloadable for free (see below).

Studium 11, issue 3: Special issue about Plants and Politics at the Bogor Botanical Gardens. Edited by Andreas Weber and Robert-Jan Wille.


  • Andreas Weber and Robert-Jan Wille, “Laborious Transformations: Plants and Politics at Bogor Botanical Gardens” (DOI 10.18352/studium.10176)
  • Andreas Weber, “A Garden as a Niche: Botany and Imperial Politics in the Early Nineteenth Century Dutch Empire” (DOI 10.18352/studium.10177)
  • Robert-Jan Wille, “From Laboratory Lichens to Colonial Symbiosis. Melchior Treub Bringing German Evolutionary Plant Embryology to Dutch Indonesia, 1880–1909” (DOI 10.18352/studium.10178)
  • Andrew Goss, “Reinventing the Kebun Raya in the New Republic: Scientific Research at the Bogor Botanical Gardens in the Age of Decolonization” (DOI 10.18352/studium.10179)
  • Eulàlia Gassó Miracle, “Butterflies in the Gardens: the fate of Van Groenendael’s collection” (DOI 10.18352/studium.10180)

Studium 11, issue 4


  • Bram Harkema & Fenneke Sysling, “Dutch scientists and the UNESCO Statement on Race” (DOI 10.18352/studium.10181)
  • Koen Scholten, “Pierre Lyonet’s (1706–1789) Study of Insects: Displaying Virtue and Gaining Social Status through Natural History” (DOI 10.18352/studium.10182)
  • Alexander Pietrow, “Investigations into the origin of Einstein’s Sink” (De Doos van Pandora) (DOI 10.18352/studium.10183)
  • Jenny Boulboullé, “Essay Review: Collecting naturalia, simplicia and pigmenta in the Netherlands” (DOI 10.18352/studium.10184)
  • Book Reviews (DOI 10.18352/studium.10185)