Publications

2023

Geltner, G., “Ecological Impacts and Environmental Perceptions of Mining in Europe, 1200-1550: Preliminary Notes.” Parergon 40, no. 1 (2023): pp. 157-80

You can find the article here, and the AAM here

Zaneri, T. & R. Smurra., “Public Health, Artisanal Activities, Daily Life in Medieval Bologna: Digital Projects as Teaching Tools for Urban History.” In Research and Education in Urban History in the Age of Digital Libraries, ed. S. Münster, A. Pattee, C. Kröber & F. Niebling, pp. 246-58. (Cham: Springer Nature Switzerland, 2023).

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Zaneri, T., “The spatial logic of health: Managing waste, water and infrastructure in later medieval Bologna.” Journal of Historical Geography 81 (2023): pp. 97-109.

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Geltner, G. & G. Roberts, “Social and Environmental Policing in Medieval Cities.” in A Companion to Crime and Deviance in the Middle Ages: A Handbook, ed. H. Skoda, pp. 258-74. (Leeds: Arc Humanities Press, 2023) .

Link to pdf here.

Geltner, G., “Mine Air Makes Free? Rural Liberty, Materiality,
and Agency in Europe’s Long Thirteenth Century.” Journal of Social History 57, no. 1 (2023): pp. 1-23.

You can read this Open Access article here.

2022 Publications

Coomans, J. & L. Hermenault. “Public Works, Spatial Strategies, and Mobility in Late Medieval Ghent.” Journal of Urban History 0, no. 0 (2022).

You can read this Open Access article here.

Geltner, G. & J. Coomans, “The Healthscaping Approach: Toward a Global History of Early Public Health.” Historical Methods: A Journal of Quantitative and Interdisciplinary History (2022): pp. 18-33.

You can read this Open Access article here.

Weeda, C.,  R. Stein & L. Sicking, Communities, Environment and Regulation in the Premodern World: Essays in Honour of Peter Hoppenbrouwers. (Turnhout: Brepols Publishers, 2022).

You can read this Open Access book here.

Geltner, G., “Rural Policing in the Long Trecento: An Urban Project and Its Obstruction.” The English Historical Review 137, no. 584 (2022): pp. 47-79.

You can read this Open Access article here.

Zaneri, T. & G. Geltner, “The Dynamics of Healthscaping: Mapping Communal Hygiene in Bologna, 1287–1383.” Urban History 49, no. 1 (2022): pp. 2–27.

You can read this Open Access article here.

2021 Publications

Coomans, J., Community, Urban Health and Environment in the Late Medieval Low Countries. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2021).

This book is published by Cambridge University Press.

Weeda, C., Ethnicity in Medieval Europe, 950-1250: Medicine, Power and Religion. (Suffolk: Boydell & Brewer, 2021).

This book is published by Boydell & Brewer.

Geltner, G., “Kinetic Health: Ecologies and Mobilities of Prevention in Europe, c. 1100-1600.” Mobilities 16, no.4 (2021): pp. 553-568.

You can read this Open Access article here.

Geltner, G. & C. Weeda, “Underground and Over the Sea: More Community Prophylactics in Europe, 1100-1600.” Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences 76, no. 2 (2021), pp. 123–146.

You can read this Open Access article here.

2020 Publications

Coomans, J. & C. Weeda, “Politics of Movement: Exploring Passage Points in Responses to COVID-19 and the Plague in the Fifteenth-Century Netherlands.” Journal for the History of Environment and Society 5 (2020): pp. 79-89.

You can read this Open Access article here.

Geltner, G., “Fumiers! Ordures! Gestion et usage des déchets dans les campagnes de l’Occident médiéval et moderne.” Francia-Recensio 4 (2020). https://doi.org/10.11588/frrec.2020.4.77183

Marc Conesa, Nicolas Poirier (dir.), Fumiers! Ordures! Gestion et usage des déchets dans les campagnes de l’Occident médiéval et moderne. Actes des XXXVIIIes Journées internationales d’histoire de l’abbaye de Flaran, 14 et 15 octobre 2016, Toulouse (Presses universitaires du Midi) 2019, 302 p. (Flaran, 38), ISBN 978-2-8107-0609-9, EUR 25,00.

You can read the full review here.

Geltner, G., C. Weeda & J. Coomans, “Mapping Health in the Middle Ages,” EU Research SPR20 (2020).

You can read more here.

Geltner, G., “The Path to Pistoia: Urban Hygiene Before the Black Death.” Past & Present 246, no. 1 (2020): pp. 3-33.

Open Access through Past & Present.

2019 Publications

Rawcliffe, C. & C. Weeda, Policing the Urban Environment in Premodern Europe (Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2019).

This book is published by Amsterdam University Press.

Geltner, G., “In the Camp and on the March: Military Manuals as Sources for Studying Premodern Public Health.” Medical History 63, no. 1 (2019): pp. 44–60.

Open Access through Cambridge University Press.

Geltner, G., Roads to Health: Infrastructure and Urban Wellbeing in Later Medieval Italy (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2019).

This book is published by University of Pennnsylvania Press.

Coomans, J., “The King of Dirt: Public Health and Sanitation in Late Medieval Ghent.” Urban History 46, no. 1 (2019), pp. 82–105.

Open Access through Cambridge University Press.

2018 Publications

Weeda, C., “Reviewing Conduct Books: Galenic Medicine and the ‘Civilising Process’ in Western European Households c.1100–1300.” In The Elite Household in England, 1100-1550: Proceedings of the 2016 Harlaxton Symposium, ed. C.M. Woolgar, pp. 167-184. (Donington, 2018).

Geltner, G., “Public Health,” in A Companion to Medieval Bologna, ed. S.R. Blanshei, pp. 103-28. (Leiden: Brill, 2018).

You can download the pdf here.

Earlier Publications

Geltner, G., “Finding Matter out of Place: Bologna’s ‘Dirt’ (Fango) Officials in the History of Premodern Public Health.” in The Far-Sighted Gaze of Capital Cities. Essays in Honor of Francesca Bocchi, ed. R. Smurra, H. Houben & M. Ghizzoni, pp. 307-21. (Rome: Viella, 2014), pp. 307-2.

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Geltner, G., “Healthscaping a Medieval City: The Curia viarum of Lucca and the Future of Public Health History.” Urban History 40 (2013): pp. 395-415.

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Coomans, J., and G. Geltner, “On the Street and in the Bath-House: Medieval Galenism in Action?” Anuario de Estudios Medievales 43 (2013): pp. 53-8.

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Geltner, G., “Public Health and the Pre-Modern City: A Research Agenda.” History Compass 10 (2012): pp. 231-45.

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