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ONLINE LECTURE BY DR. CHRISTOS LYNTERIS: "THE EPISTEMOLOGICAL, POLITICAL AND AESTHETIC EMERGENCE OF PANDEMICS"

Tuesday 31 March 2020
Online lecture by Dr. Christos Lynteris: "The Epistemological, Political and Aesthetic Emergence of Pandemics"

Invitation to the online lecture by Dr. Christos Lynteris

"The Epistemological, Political and Aesthetic Emergence of Pandemics"

Tuesday, March 31st 2020

19:00-20:30

Christos Lynteris is a medical anthropologist, Senior Lecturer at the Department of Social Anthropology, University of St Andrews. He is Wellcome Investigator Award PI of the project “The Global War Against the Rat and the Epistemic Emergence of Zoonosis” (2019-2024). Lynteris was the recipient of a European Research Council Starting Grant for the project “Visual Representations of the Third Plague Pandemic” (2013-2018). His recent publications include Human Extinction and the Pandemic Imaginary (Routledge, 2019); Framing Animals as Epidemic Villains: Histories of Non-Human Disease Vectors (ed., Palgrave Macmillan, 2019) and The Anthropology of Epidemics (co-ed., Routledge, 2019).

The lecture will be given in the context of the graduate course “Science, Technology, Society: Biosciences, Biotechnology, Medicine”, Graduate Program ‘Science, Technology, Society—Science and Technology Studies’, Department of History and Philosophy of Science & Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

 

The lecture will be delivered through ‘ZOOM meetings’. As there is a limit of 100 attendees, registration is required. Send an email to Dr. Katerina Vlantoni (kvlantoni@phs.uoa.gr) by Monday March 30, 24:00 and you will receive information on the Zoom link and a copy of Christos Lynteris (2018) Plague Masks: The Visual Emergence of Anti-Epidemic Personal Protection Equipment, Medical Anthropology, 37:6, 442-457. Priority will be given to members of the community of the Department of History and Philosophy of Science.


Find the lecture's poster, here.