iPROJECTS | ONGOING PROJECTS
In The IK Foundation there are continually ongoing comprehensive projects, each having different character and format. In iPROJECTS the current works and ideas are presented - from fieldwork, research and presentation. For regular updates, and to make full use of iLINNAEUS' possibilities, we recommend fellowship through iFELLOW as well as following us on Twitter - Welcome!
The Bridge Builder Expeditions is the overarching definition for a series of contemporary and scientifically sustainable projects established by The IK Foundation, an undertaking which aims to inspire and to contribute to our understanding of our shared planet!
- Upcoming New Book in the Mundus LinnŠi series
The interdisciplinary research project TEXTILIA LINNAEANA - Global 18th Century Textile Traditions & Trade - strives to encapsulate the uniqueness of the 18th century's rich textile history in the context of Carl Linnaeus and his Apostles voyages of discovery. This project looks at how textile tradition permeated throughout global society to impact culture, economics, trade and social patterns in a world ...
Already short after his arrival to North America in mid September 1748, Pehr Kalm paid attention to Pennsylvania’s traditions for cultivation of wine, produced from grapes as well as red or black currants, wild strawberries, cherries, raspberries, blackberries etc. From Germantown for example, he wrote in his travel journal on September 22nd; "The l...