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Interactional strategies in late-nineteenth-century Classical archaeology: the case of Adolf Furtwängler
Ulf R. Hansson

’s letters to his mother and sisters (Furtwängler, 1965), which mention none of these conflicts and describe his colleagues as ‘fine people’, with contemporary work correspondence and later statements by friends and colleagues, where conflicts are clearly spelt out (especially Conze and Bulle in Furtwängler, 1965: 229–32; Hauser, 1908). Struggling on, nevertheless Furtwängler was soon among the most prolific and well-established staff members. Apart from his day-to-day curatorial work, he worked on two ambitious catalogue projects of the museum’s 4,000 vases (Furtwängler

in Communities and knowledge production in archaeology
The permeable clusters of Hanna Rydh
Elisabeth Arwill-Nordbladh

subject as an active agent. With this perspective, the tension between agency and structure is obvious (Berghahn and Lässig, 2008), including networking, networking’s geography and knowledge-producing rooms. Hanna Rydh, a short presentation Born into a wealthy family, Hanna’s childhood and youth seem to have allowed her to develop her natural gifts, which included an endowment for studying languages, cultural interests and sports. Her father was a successful engineer, managing a prosperous family business. Her mother had been a teacher before marriage, a fact that

in Communities and knowledge production in archaeology
Re-thinking Ludwik Fleck’s concept of the thought-collective according to the case of Serbian archaeology
Monika Milosavljević

public desire as overlapping with their own work. Within the inner structure of a thought-collective, Fleck distinguishes the following subgroups: 1) the group preceding the thought-style, working practically on a given problem (the vanguard); 2) the official community; and 3) the stragglers (Weissmann, 2002: 110–11; Škorić, 2010: 350). Highlighting the characteristics of a thought-collective allows further discussion of the basis for it. First, solidarity develops within members of a thought-collective, a mother scientific group, comprising colleagues. The group

in Communities and knowledge production in archaeology
The key role of the Italian antiquarian market in the inception of American Classical art collections during the late-nineteenth century
Francesca de Tomasi

together, and many of them were created to ultimately be donated to museums or become museums in their own right. Isabella Stewart Gardner in Boston, John Pierpont Morgan in New York, Edward Waldo Forbes and Paul J. Sachs in Cambridge, Massachusetts, William and Henry Walters in Baltimore, James Deering in Miami, William Randolph Hearst and his mother Phoebe Apperson Hearst in Los Angeles, are only some of the people who spent huge sums of money to buy works of art for their collections which are now open to the public (Johnston, 1999; Strouse, 2000; Chong, Lingner and

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