Announcing the 2023 Hagströmer Fellow!
Roy-Di Piazza is a historian of science, religion
and the global Northern World. He is also a specialist of Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772)
and his posterity. Vincent recently obtained his DPhil in history of science,
medicine, economic and social history from the University of Oxford in 2022. An
Associate Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and a postdoctoral associate
at Oxford, he has been a Fellow of the Fondazione Cini in Venice, Italy, the
Huntington Library in San Marino, California, and a visiting researcher at the
department of history of science and ideas at the University of Uppsala.
As a Hagströmer Fellow, Vincent will conduct new research on Swedenborg’s famous treatise on copper (De Cupro, 1734) based on a rare first edition and related literature preserved in the Hagströmer collections. You can follow him on social media via Twitter: @RoyDiPiazza and on his personal website: roydipiazza.com.