Publications

Visual Representations of the Third Plague Pandemic Publications

 

 

 

 

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Books

  • Christos Lynteris, Visual Plague. The Emergence of Epidemic Photography. Cambridge MA: MIT Press, 2022.
  • Christos Lynteris (ed.) Plague Image and Imagination from Medieval to Modern Times. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2021.
  • Lukas Engelmann and Christos Lynteris, Sulphuric Utopias. The History of Maritime Sanitation. Cambridge MA: MIT Press, 2020
  • Christos Lynteris, Human Extinction and the Pandemic Imaginary. London and New York: Routledge, 2019.
  • Christos Lynteris (ed.) Framing Animals as Epidemic Villains: Histories of Non-Human Disease Vectors. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.
  • Lukas Engelmann, John Henderson and Christos Lynteris (eds). Plague and the City. London and New York: Routledge, 2018.
  • Christos Lynteris and Nicholas Evans (eds). Histories of Post-Mortem Contagion: Infectious Corpses and Contested Burials. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.
  • Christos Lynteris, Ethnographic Plague: Configuring Disease on the Chinese-Russian Frontier. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

Edited Journal Issues

  • Christos Lynteris and Branwyn Poleykett (eds). Technologies and Materialities of Epidemic Control, Medical Anthropology 37: 6 (2018) [Read]
  • Frédéric Keck and Christos Lynteris (eds). Anthropology and Zoonosis, Medicine, Anthropology, Theory 5: 3 (2018) [Read]
  • Christos Lynteris and Ruth Prince (eds) Medicine, Photography and Anthropology, Visual Anthropology, Volume 29, Issue 2 (2016) [Read]

Database

Visual Representations of the Third Plague Pandemic Photographic Database, Apollo – University of Cambridge Repository

Journal Articles

  • Branwyn Poleykett, ‘A Broom to the Head: “Cleaning Day” and the Aesthetics of Emergence in Dakar,’ Urban Studies (2021) DOI: 10.1177/0042098021993357 [Read]
  • Lukas Engelmann, Caroline Humphrey and Christos Lynteris, ‘Introduction: Diagrams Beyond Mere Tools.’ Social Analysis 63: 4 (2019): 1-19 [Read]
  • Lukas Engelmann, ‘Configurations of Plague: Spatial Diagrams in Early Epidemiology.’ Social Analysis 63: 4 (2019): 89-109 [Read]
  • Christos Lynteris, ‘Vagabond Microbes, Leaky Labs and Epidemic Mapping: Alexandre Yersin and the 1898 Plague Epidemic in Nha Trang.’ Social History of Medicine (2019) [Read]
  • Christos Lynteris, ‘Pestis minor: The History of a Contested Plague Pathology.’ Bulletin of the History of Medicine  93: 1 (Spring 2019): 55-81 [Read]
  • Christos Lynteris, ‘Plague Masks: The Visual Emergence of Anti-Epidemic Equipment.’ Medical Anthropology 37: 6 (2018): 442-457 [Read]
  • Christos Lynteris and Branwyn Poleykett, ‘The Anthropology of Epidemic Control: Technologies and Materialities.’ Medical Anthropology 37: 6 (2018): 433-441 [Read]
  • Lukas Engelmann, ‘A Plague of Kinyounism: The Caricatures of Bacteriology in 1900 San Francisco,’ Social History of Medicine (June 2018) [Epub ahead of print] [Read]
  • Branwyn Poleykett, ‘Ethnohistory and the Dead: Cultures of Colonial Epidemiology,’ Medical Anthropology (2018) doi: 10.1080/01459740.2018.1453507 [Epub ahead of print] [Read]
  • Lukas Engelmann, ‘Fumigating the hygienic model city: Bubonic plague and the Sulfurozador in early- Twentieth-Century Buenos Aires,’ Medical History 62 (3) (July 2018): 360-382 [Read]
  • Nicholas Evans, ‘Blaming the Rat? Accounting for Plague in Colonial Indian Medicine,’ Medicine, Anthropology, Theory 5 (3) (June 2018) [Read]
  • Frederic Keck and Christos Lynteris, ‘Zoonosis: Prospects and Challenges for Medical Anthropology’, Medicine, Anthropology, Theory  5 (3) (June 2018) [Read]
  • Christos Lynteris, ‘Zoonotic Diagrams: Mastering and Unsettling Human-Animal Relations.’ Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, Volume23, Issue 3 (September 2017). [Read]
  • Christos Lynteris, ‘A Suitable Soil: Plague’s Breeding Grounds at the Dawn of the Third Pandemic.’ Medical History, Volume 61, Issue 3 (June 2017): 343-357. [Read]
  • Branwyn Poleykett, ‘Pasteurian tropical medicine and colonial scientific vision,’ Subjectivity Vol 10., Issue 2(April, 2017): 190–203. [Read]
  • Branwyn Poleykett, Nicholas Evans and Lukas Engelmann. “Fragments of Plague.” Limn, March 4, 2016
  • Christos Lynteris, The Prophetic Faculty of Epidemic Photography: Chinese Wet Markets and the Imagination of the Next Pandemic. Visual Anthropology, Special Issue: Medicine, Photography and Anthropology, Volume 29, Issue 2 (February 2016): 118-132. [Read]
  • Christos Lynteris and Ruth J. Prince, ‘Anthropology and Medical Photography: Ethnographic, Critical and Comparative Perspectives,’ Visual Anthropology, Special Issue: Medicine, Photography and Anthropology, Volume 29, Issue 2 (February 2016): 101-117. [Read]
  • Christos Lynteris, ‘The Epidemiologist as Culture Hero: Visualizing Humanity in the Age of “the Next Pandemic”,’ Visual Anthropology 29: 1 (January 2016): 36-53. [Read]

Book Chapters

  • Lukas Engelmann, ‘Making a Model Plague: Paper Technologies and Epidemiological Casuistry in the Early Twentieth Century’. In Christos Lynteris (ed.) Plague Image and Imagination from Medieval to Modern Times. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2021.
  • Maurits Bastiaan Meerwijk. ‘Bamboo Dwellers: Plague, Photography and the House in Colonial Java’. In Christos Lynteris (ed.) Plague Image and Imagination from Medieval to Modern Times. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2021.
  • Abhijit Sarkar. ‘Reflexive Gaze and Construction of Meanings: Photographing Plague Hospitals in Colonial Bombay’. In Christos Lynteris (ed.) Plague Image and Imagination from Medieval to Modern Times. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2021
  • Christos Lynteris. ‘Introduction: Aesthetics, Politics and Epistemologies of Imag(in)ing Plague’. In Christos Lynteris (ed.) Plague Image and Imagination from Medieval to Modern Times. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2021
  • Christos Lynteris, ‘Tarbagan’s Winter Lair: Framing Drivers of Plague Persistence in Inner Asia.’ In Christos Lynteris (ed.) Framing Animals as Epidemic Villains: Histories of Non-Human Disease Vectors. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019
  • Christos Lynteris, ‘Introduction: Infectious Animals and Epidemic Blame.’ In Christos Lynteris (ed.) Framing Animals as Epidemic Villains: Histories of Non-Human Disease Vectors. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.
  • Christos Lynteris, ‘Photography and Epistemic Suspension After the End of Epidemics.’ In Frederic Keck, Ann Kelly and Christos Lynteris (eds). Anthropology and Epidemics. London: Routledge, 2019.
  • Frédéric Keck, Ann H. Kelly and Christos Lynteris . ‘Introduction: The Anthropology of Epidemics’. In Frederic Keck, Ann Kelly and Christos Lynteris (eds). Anthropology and Epidemics. London: Routledge, 2019.
  • Lukas Engelmann, John Henderson and Christos Lynteris. ‘The Plague and the City in History.’ In Lukas Engelmann, John Henderson and Christos Lynteris (eds). Plague and the City. London and New York: Routledge, 2018.
  • Branwyn Poleykett, ‘Public Culture and the Spectacle of Epidemic Disease in Rabat and Casablanca’. In Lukas Engelmann, John Henderson and Christos Lynteris (eds). Plague and the City. London and New York: Routledge, 2018.
  • Nicholas Evans, ‘The Disease Map and the City: Desire and Imitation in the Bombay Plague, 1896-1914.’ In Lukas Engelmann, John Henderson and Christos Lynteris (eds). Plague and the City. London and New York: Routledge, 2018.
  • Lukas Engelmann ‘”A Source of Sickness.” Photographic Mapping of the Plague in Honolulu in 1900.’ In Lukas Engelmann, John Henderson and Christos Lynteris (eds). Plague and the City. London and New York: Routledge, 2018.
  • Christos Lynteris, ‘Yellow Peril Epidemics: The Political Ontology of Degeneration and Emergence’. In Frank Billé & Soren Urbansky (eds) Yellow Perils: China Narratives in the Contemporary World. Honolulu: Hawaii University Press, 2018.
  • Christos Lynteris and Nicholas Evans, ‘Introduction: The Challenge of the Epidemic Corpse’. In Christos Lynteris & Nicholas Evans (eds.) Histories of Post-Mortem Contagion: Infectious Corpses and Contested Burials. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.
  • Christos Lynteris, ‘Suspicious Corpses: Body Dumping and Plague in Colonial Hong Kong’. In Christos Lynteris & Nicholas Evans (eds.) Histories of Post-Mortem Contagion: Infectious Corpses and Contested Burials. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.
  • Lukas Engelmann, ‘The Burial Pit as Bio-historical Archive.’ In Christos Lynteris & Nicholas Evans (eds.) Histories of Post-Mortem Contagion: Infectious Corpses and Contested Burials. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.

Commentary, Interviews and Online Publishing

  • Christos Lynteris, How Photography Has Shaped Our Experience of Pandemics, Apollo – The International Art Magazine (April 16, 2020) [Read]
  • Christos Lynteris, The Social Life of Coronavirus Masks, The New York Times (February 13, 2020) [Read]
  • Plague & the City: Q&A with Lukas Engelmann, John Henderson and Christos Lynteris, Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Cambridge (28 November 2018) [Read]
  • Histories of Post-Mortem Contagion: 5 Questions to Christos Lynteris and Nicholas Evans, Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Cambridge (April 18, 2018)  [Read]
  • Christos Lynteris in Conversation – CSHM NYUSH March Podcast (March 2018) [Listen]
  • Ethnographic Plague: Q&A with Christos Lynteris, Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Cambridge (January 8, 2018) [Read]
  • Branwyn Poleykett, Building Out the Rat: Animal Intimacies and Prophylactic Settlement in 1920s South Africa, Anthropology and Environment Blog (February 7, 2017) [Read]
  • Lukas Engelmann, “What Are Medical Photographs of Plague?” REMEDIA, January 31, 2017.
  • Christos Lynteris, Untimely Ends and the Pandemic Imaginary. Somatosphere: Science, Medicine and Anthropology (July 8 2016) [Read]
  • Christos Lynteris, Pandemic Returns. Somatosphere: Science, Medicine and Anthropology (April 26 2016) [Read]
  • Christos Lynteris, Pandemic Heroes: Saving Humankind on the Big Screen. Humanitarian Health Ethics (5 February 2016) [Read]
  • Christos Lynteris, Photographic Plagues. Royal Historical Society: History in the News (March 31 2015) [Read]
  • Lukas Engelmann, Bacteriology as Conspiracy, Opendemocracy.net (September 25, 2015) [Read online]

Press (news items on the project)

  • Aisling Irwin, ‘Skeleton teeth and his torical photography are retelling the story of the plague’,Horizon: the EU Re search & Innovation Magazine (16 January 2018) [Read]
  • Thadeus, F., ‘Angriff der Eichho ernchen’, Der Spiegel (30 November 2015) [Read]
  • Charlotte Hodgman, ‘Portraits of the Plague’, BBC History Magazine (01 July 2015): 33-36. Also reprinted in “The Story of Medicine” special issue of the BBC History Magazine (December 2017).
  • ‘Visions of Plague’, Research Horizons (4 December 2014) [Read]