Helge Wendt

Helge Wendt received his PhD in history at Mannheim University in 2009. He worked on the history of Christian missions in the context of different European colonial powers. He has worked since 2011 as a research scholar at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in the project “Globalization of Knowledge in History.” He also undertakes research in the framework of the project “The Finale of Antiquity. The Analytic Turn of Mechanics between Traditional Models of Thought and Claims of Autonomy,” which is funded by The Collaborative Research Centre “Transformations of Antiquity.”

List of Publications

Proceedings 10

The Globalization of Knowledge in the Iberian Colonial World

Knowledge of botany, medicine, religion and mining in the Spanish and Portuguese colonies