Jamie Stark

Jamie Stark is Professor of Medical Humanities in the School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science at the University of Leeds. He specialises in the histories of infectious disease, public health, ageing, and nutrition, but his research is also rooted in interdisciplinary collaboration and partnership work. He is currently co-leading a major Wellcome-funded project - LivingBodiesObjects - which explores the relationships between bodies and technologies of health, and is also starting a major piece of research on the history of microbial culture collections, reflecting his long-standing interest in all things microscopic.

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Vital Circulations and Circuits: Reflections around vitality and the biopolitical regulation of its flows

Vital Circulations and Circuits: Reflections around vitality and the biopolitical regulation of its flows


Most of us probably feel well-schooled in the nature of respiratory viruses after a blistering global pandemic and frequent news items of the latest outbreak of another strain of COVID-19 or influenza. For many, a headache, a sneeze, or a new and persistent cough directs our attention within and across the circulations that simultaneously sustain […]