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Christoph Lüthy, Radboud University, Nijmegen

Associate Editors
Davide Cellamare, KU Leuven
Serafina Cuomo, Durham University
Dániel Margócsy, University of Cambridge
Thomas Rütten, Newcastle University
Liana Saif, University of Amsterdam

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Tawrin Baker, The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Davide Cellamare, KU Leuven
Elisabeth Moreau, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Valentina Pugliano, Christ's College, Cambridge
Jole Shackelford, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, MN

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Hans Thijssen, Radboud University, Nijmegen

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Peter Anstey, The University of Sydney
Domenico Bertoloni Meli, Indiana University Bloomington
Stefano Caroti, Museo Galileo, Florence
Tobias Cheung, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Michael Edwards, Jesus College, Cambridge
André Goddu, Stonehill College, North Easton, MA
Anita Guerrini, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
Niccolò Guicciardini, Università degli Studi di Bergamo
Ann Hanson, Yale University, New Haven
Hiro Hirai, Radboud University, Nijmegen
Jan P. Hogendijk, Utrecht University
Michael Hunter, Birkbeck College, University of London
Elaheh Kheirandish, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Colin Guthrie King, Providence College, Providence, RI
Sachiko Kusukawa, Trinity College, Cambridge
Craig Martin, Università Ca’ Foscari, Venice
Michael R. McVaugh, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
William R. Newman, Indiana University, Bloomington
Jennifer Rampling, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
Sophie Roux, École Normale Supérieure, Paris
Thomas B. Settle, Polytechnic Institute, New York University
Alan E. Shapiro, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, MN
Nancy Siraisi, Hunter College, City University of New York
Brian Vickers, School of Advanced Study, University of London
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Those interested in the early history of science, medicine and technology defined in its widest form.
Christoph Lüthy (Ph.D. in the History of Science, Harvard University, 1995) is a Research Fellow of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. He has previously worked at the Dibner Institute (M.I.T., Cambridge, Mass.), the Swiss Institute (Rome), and the Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte (Berlin). He is particularly interested in early modern matter theory, notably atomism, and the graphic aspects of scientific theories, and has a pronounced weakness for Julius Caesar Scaliger, Giordano Bruno, David Gorlaeus, Daniel Sennert, and René Descartes.

Early Science and Medicine

A Journal for the Study of Science, Technology and Medicine in the Pre-modern Period

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Early Science and Medicine (ESM) is a peer-reviewed international journal dedicated to the history of science, medicine and technology from Antiquity through to the end of the eighteenth century. The need to treat in a single journal all aspects of scientific, medical and technological activity and thought to the eighteenth century emerges from the comparably low degree of specialization and the high degree of disciplinary interdependence characterizing the period before the professionalization of these fields. We welcome articles prompted by current interests in the history of pre-modern science, medicine and technology that are characterised by an identification and discussion of a historical problem.

The journal has so far focused mainly on the Western, Byzantine and Arabic traditions. The journal is however also open to considering scientific, medical and technological traditions across the globe before 1800, and it is particularly interested in emphasizing elements of interconnectedness across geographical regions and time periods. It encourages the diachronic study of these traditions from a wide variety of viewpoints, including commented text editions or studies of historical figures, scientific questions or practices. Early Science and Medicine contains an extended book review section. It also welcomes special issues and feature sections dedicated to emerging historiographic fields and methods of research.

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