A History of
Epidemiological Reasoning

Research by Lukas Engelmann, funded by the ERC, located at University of Edinburgh

What was Epidemiology?

Funded by the European Research Council, this project examines the history of epidemiology in the twentieth century. It asks how epidemiological knowledge has been produced, how it became powerful and who could speak in its name.

Project themes


What do models do in Epidemiology?



How do factors connect, how to correlate for instance temperature, humidity, wind velocity and clouds with the plague? 


Who speaks and who poses as an expert in epidemiological knowledge?