The Justinianic Plague: Apocalypse or Overblown? - Lee Mordechai and Merle Eisenberg
From Sarah Porter on December 4th, 2020
Lee Mordechai, Hebrew University
Merle Eisenberg, National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center in Annapolis
June 11, 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.