Avoiding Plague like the Plague: Some Pathogenic Context for Late Antique Pandemics - Tim Newfield
From Sarah Porter
Speaker: Tim Newfield, Georgetown University, Washington
June 4, 2020
In partnership with Climate Change and History Research Initiative and with the support of the Humanities Council, the Program in Medieval Studies launches a new seminar series that examines the historical context and the social, cultural, and environmental impact of pandemics through the ages. The virtual series entitled “Pandemics in the Past: from Prehistory to (almost) the Present” features guest scholars from across U.S and Europe and is coordinated by John Haldon, Shelby Cullom Davis ’30 Professor of European History, Emeritus, and the Director of the Program in Medieval Studies Helmut Reimitz.