An Epidemic for Sale

Lukas Engelmann. An epidemic for sale. Observation, modification and commercial circulation of the Danysz Virus, 1890 – 1910, ISIS 112 (3), 2021

A box, a trough and marbles

Lukas Engelmann. A box, a trough and marbles: How the Reed-Frost epidemic theory shaped epidemiological reasoning in the 20th century. History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences, 43, 2021

Outbreak Reports as Paper Technology

Lukas Engelmann, Making a Model Plague – Paper Technologies and Epidemiological Casuistry in the Early Twentieth Century, Forthcoming in: Christos Lynteris (ed.), Plague Image and Imagination, Palgrave 2021 

#COVID19: The Spectacle of Real-Time Surveillance

 Lukas Engelmann. “#COVID19: The Spectacle of Real-Time Surveillance,” March 6, 2020.

Epidemiological Publics?

Lukas Engelmann & Catherine Montgomery. “Epidemiological Publics? On the Domestication of Modelling in the Era of COVID-19,” April 10, 2020.

Plague Dot Text

Casey, Arlene, Mike Bennett, Richard Tobin, Claire Grover, Iona Walker, Lukas Engelmann, and Beatrice Alex. “Plague Dot Text: Text Mining and Annotation of Outbreak Reports of the Third Plague Pandemic (1894-1952).”  Journal of Data Mining & Digital Humanities, January 20, 2021, HistoInformatics

Into the Deep

Lukas, Engelmann. “Into the Deep – AI and Total Pathology.”(Review of Eric Topol, Deep Medicine)  Science as Culture (May 25, 2020): 1–5.

Sulphuric Utopias

Engelmann, Lukas, and Christos Lynteris. Sulphuric Utopias: A History of Maritime Fumigation. MIT Press, 2020. Open Access

Forthcoming and Preprint


Digital Phenotyping

Lukas Engelmann,  Deep Medicine and Total Pathology, forthcoming in Big Data and Society Special issue on Digital Phenotyping ( Fall 2021)