The official journal of the Swiss Society of the History of Medicine and Sciences (SSHMS)

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During the first three years after publication access to articles is limited. Only the summary of the articles and a list of books reviewed are accessible during this period.

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Previous Issues (summaries only from 2015 onwards)

Gesnerus is published in printed form. Orders may be directed to the publishing house.

About the journal

The publication of Gesnerus is supported by the Swiss Academy of Sciences and the Guggenheim-Schnur-Foundation for the History of Medicine and Sciences.

Gesnerus publishes original articles, short communications and documents on different periods and aspects of the history of medicine and sciences and also focuses on theoretical and social aspects of this subject.

Guidelines for authors

Complete manuscripts are submitted to the editors. Original articles should preferably not exceed 12'000 words including bibliography and summary. The definitive text (accepted for publication) should be sent by e-mail or by post accompanied by a CD-ROM containing the article in original.

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Gesnerus is a print journal and can be ordered with the publisher. The journal is edited by the Swiss Society of the History of Medicine and Sciences (SSHMS).


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