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Zoonosis : prospects and challenges for medical anthropology
(2018-06-25) - Journal item,
Plague masks : the visual emergence of anti-epidemic personal protection equipment
(2018-11-19) - Journal article,
Often described as “masks” face-worn devices are employed as personal protection equipment by health workers and the general public and considered to be an indispensable technology against epidemics. Simultaneously, they ...
Zoonotic diagrams : mastering and unsettling human-animal relations
(2017-09) - Journal article,
This article approaches interspecies relations through an examination of the prevalent visual device employed in the representation of animal-human infection in the life sciences: the zoonotic cycles diagram. After charting ...
A 'suitable soil' : plague's breeding grounds at the dawn of the third pandemic
(2017-07) - Journal article,
A pressing question during the first half-decade of the third plague pandemic (1894–9) was what was a ‘suitable soil’ for the disease. The question related to plague’s perceived ability to disappear from a given city only ...
The epidemiologist as culture hero : visualizing humanity in the age of “the next pandemic”
(2016) - Journal article,
Concern over the “coming plague,” a projected microbiological catastrophe threatening the survival of humanity, has come to generate a new cinematic figure: the epidemiologist as culture hero. The visual narrative of the ...
The anthropology of epidemic control : technologies and materialities
(2018) - Journal article,