Valorizing illustrated lecture practices

31 oktober 2019


Between the turn of the 20th century and the 1950s, in the Netherlands and Belgium the photographically illustrated lecture was a mainstream medium. It was employed by countless institutes, associations, and individuals for entertainment, information, instruction, publicity or propaganda aimed at various target audiences. Within this heyday of the medium the research project Projecting knowledge focuses specifically on the transfer of scientific knowledge with the optical lantern by academics, both within the academy (teaching) and without (public outreach).

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