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    6009 Perth


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Personal profile


Prior to joining UWA as a Lecturer in Early Modern Art History in 2012, I was a post-doctoral fellow at the Kunsthistorisches Institut (Max-Planck-Institut) in Florence, Italy and the Warburg Institute in London. I also worked as a Print Cataloguer at the British Museum from 2004-6.

Roles and responsibilities

Honours Co-ordinator, History of Art

Funding overview

Eleanor M. Garvey Fellowship in Printing and Graphic Arts, Houghton Library, Harvard University Cambridge/Mass (2017)

Centre for the History of Emotion Seed Funding for 'Entangled Histories of Emotions in the Mediterranean World', with Giovanni Tarantino and Arvi Wattel (2017)

Alumni Fund Grant for the project “Animated Art: Enhanced Learning through Gamification”, with Rene Van Meeuwen and Arvi Wattel (2016)

ALVA Group Research funding scheme for a project on “Melchior Lorck’s Panorama as a topographical source for the Byzantine and Early Ottoman urban layout”, with Nigel Westbrook and Rene Van Meeuwen (2014)

Current projects

I am currently completing a monograph on the first German collection of artist biographies, Johann Neudörffer’s “Nachrichten" (1547).

Industrial relevance

Audio-guide accompanying the exhibition 'Travellers and Traders in the Indian Ocean World' (Western Australia Museum, 31 October 2016 - 23 April 2017), with Susan Broomhall, Jacqueline van Gent, Robin McDonald and Arvi Wattel

Teaching overview

HART1000 Great Moments in Art
HART2283/3283 Rome (study abroad unit)
HART3276 Prints from Dürer to Toulouse-Lautrec
HART2274 Introduction to Museum and Curatorial Studies
HART3371 The Northern Renaissance
HART4403 Techniques of Scholarship

Supervision at Honours and postgraduate level


Art historiography
Prints and printmaking
Northern Renaissance and Baroque Art




  • Renaissance art
  • Prints and drawings
  • Historiography
  • German History
  • Biography
  • Baroque Art
  • History of the book

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Reformation Arts & Humanities
Indulgence Arts & Humanities
Travellers Arts & Humanities
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History Arts & Humanities
Archaeology Arts & Humanities
Indian Ocean Arts & Humanities
Renaissance Art Arts & Humanities

Research Output 2006 2019

Tracing an Old Master in Frankfurt am Main: De Bry copies Beham

Meurer, S., 2019, Crossroads: Frankfurt am Main as Market for Northern Art 1500-1800. Hall Kirch, M., Munch, B. U. & Stewart, A. G. (eds.). Petersberg: Michael Imhof Verlag, p. 128-143

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Revisiting the Reformation: How Passions sparked a religious revolution 500 years ago

Broomhall, S., Essary, K. & Meurer, S., 1 Oct 2017, The Conversation.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access

"Aus aller Herren Lander". Die Kunstler der Teutschen Academie von Joachim von Sandrart

Meurer, S. (ed.), Schreurs-Moret, A. (ed.) & Simonato, L. (ed.), 2015, Turnhout: Brepols Publishers. 456 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited book/Anthology

Projects 2020 2020