Presentations & talks

A list of presentations and talks by members of the Plague project team.

July 2015

  • Yellow Peril Epidemics: The Political Ontology of Degeneration and Emergence, Fear in History and Anthropology workshop, Graduate School for East and South East European Studies, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, 2-3 July 2015

June 2015

  • Co-convenor Fear of the Foreign: Pandemics and Xenophobia conference, The Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center, 1-5 June 2015

May 2015

  • The Global Vision of Plague, 1894-1924, Disease and Global History conference, Centre for Global History, University of Oxford
  • Visualising the Third Plague Pandemic, Global Science Research Group seminar series, CRASSH, 19 May 2015

April 2015

  • Panel convenors: Medical evidence beyond epistemology. At ASA15: Symbiotic anthropologies: theoretical commonalities and methodological mutualisms. University of Exeter, 13-16 April 2015.
  • Lecture: “Pestis minor: Evidential strategies and the colonial scramble for plague”, Christos Lynteris. At ASA15: Symbiotic anthropologies conference, 15 April 2015.

March 2015

  • Conference Presentation: A Digital bilderatlas of Plague. Nicholas Evans, Lukas Engelmann, Christos Lynteris, Branwyn Poleykett. At Total Archive: Dreams of University Knowledge from the Encyclopaedia to Big Data, CRASSH, University of Cambridge, 19-20 March 2015.
  • Seminar: The Visible Invisible: Plague Photography and the Optical Unconscious, Christos Lynteris. UCL Medical Anthropology Seminar, 19 March 2015
  • Conference Presentation: Disease Flows Across the Chinese-Russian Border, Christos Lynteris. MIASU, University of Cambridge, Emergent Trends on the China-Russia Border Conference
  • Lecture: “Visualising Zoonosis: An Examination of the Photographic Record of Animal Plague Hosts in China during the Third Pandemic”, Christos Lynteris. Animal Histories in Human Health: Comparative Perspectives from East Asia, 1850-1950, Centre for the Humanities and Medicine, Hong Kong University, March 26-27 2015

February 2015

  • Public lecture: Perspective speaker tour with Lukas Engelmann. Lukas Engelmann. The Wellcome Collection, 12 February 2015.
  • Seminar: The Epidemiologist as Cultural Hero: Visualising Humanity in the Age of ‘the Next Pandemic’. Christos Lynteris. HPS Department, University of Cambridge, Twentieth Century Think Tank, 19 February 2015.
  • Seminar: Picturing the Unusual: Medical photography from plague to AIDS. Lukas Engelmann at Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine Visual and Material Culture in the History of Medicine Seminar, 23 February 2015.
  • Conference: Anthropology of Zoonoses. Co-organised by Christos Lynteris & Frédéric Keck. College de France, 25-26 February 2015.
  • Conference Presentation: Zoonoses, anthropology and the challenge of epistemological entropy. Christos Lynteris at Anthropology of Zoonoses Conference, College de France, 25-26 February 2015.
  • Conference Presentation: Building out the rat: ecology, race and infrastructure. Nick Evans & Branwyn Poleykett at Anthropology of Zoonoses Conference, College de France, 25-26 February 2015.

January 2015

December 2014

November 2014

October 2014

  • Workshop: Managing project data. Nicholas Evans, Lukas Engelmann, Christos Lynteris, Branwyn Poleykett. CRASSH, University of Cambridge. 30 October 2014.
  • Seminar: “Beyond the Microscope Lens: Photographic configurations of Bubonic Plague”. Christos Lynteris. Social Anthropology Department, University of St Andrews. 17 October 2014.
  • Seminar: “Beyond the Laboratory: Ethnographic epidemiologies of Plague on the Russian-Chinese frontier”. Christos Lynteris. Social Anthropology Department, University of Aberdeen. 16 October 2014.
  • Invited lecture: Visualization of the Third Plague Pandemic in China. Christos Lynteris. Department of History of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University. 2 October 2014
  • Interview: Visions of Plague. Christos Lynteris. In Research Horizons, October 2014.

September 2014

June 2014

May 2014

  • Conference paper: “Picturing Chinese Wet-Markets as Pandemic Ground Zero”. Christos Lynteris. At Royal Anthropological Institute Photography and Anthropology Conference, The British Museum. 30 May 2014.
  • Panel convenor: Photography, Medicine and Anthropology. Christos Lynteris. At Anthropology and Photography 2014, The British Museum, 29-31 May 2014.

April 2014

December 2013

October 2013


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