Marieke Hendriksen

Marieke Hendrikse is scientific researcher in early modern art, science and knowledge history, at the Academy Humanities Cluster. She has received the Academy KNAW Early Career Award 2019.

Hendriksen approaches history from a material perspective. She is concerned with the way in which techniques were taught in art and science, and has published on historical anatomical collections, medicine chests, preparation methods and glass production. Hendriksen is an important contributor to the debate on the preservation and display of human remains in a museum context. Her research involves artists, museums and scientists, and she has an excellent understanding of the social relevance of her research projects.