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Katrina Maydom

PhD student

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Supervisors: Dr Lauren Kassell and Dr Emma Spary

Thesis topic: Production, trade and consumption of New World drugs in the early English empire

Funded by: The Wellcome Trust doctoral studentship and the University of Cambridge HPS Department

Recent research presentations:

"Collected Rarities and James Petiver’s Apothecary Practice" Remembering James Petiver (1665-1718) tercentenary: The Linnean Society, London, April 2018.

“Early Modern English Trade in New World Drugs” Materia Medica on the Move II conference: Amsterdam, The Netherlands, October 2017.

“Commodifying the Commonwealth: Nature and Politics in Virginia after the English Civil Wars” British Group for Early American History (BGEAH) Annual Conference: University of Portsmouth, August 2017.

“Negotiating Knowledge of American Naturalia in Abraham Hill's Commonplace Books” Cabinet of Natural History Seminar Series: University of Cambridge, January 2017.

Teaching 2017-2018:

Early Science and Medicine (supervisor)

Sciences in Transition: Renaissance to Enlightenment (supervisor)