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Christos Lynteris

Christos Lynteris is Professor of Medical Anthropology at the University of St Andrews, UK. Investigating epistemological, biopolitical and aesthetic aspects of infectious disease epidemics, with a particular focus on zoonoses, he is the author of four books, most recently Sulphuric Utopias: The History of Maritime Sanitation (MIT Press, 2020), co-authored with Lukas Engelmann. Christos was Principal Investigator of the ERC-funded project Visual Representations of the Third Plague Pandemic (2013-18), and is currently PI of the Wellcome-funded project The Global War Against the Rat and the Epistemic Emergence of Zoonosis.