The Story of Pandemics in Scholarship and Popular Culture, 1890-2020 - Eisenberg and Mordechai
From Sarah Porter
Merle Eisenberg, National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center in Annapolis
Lee Mordechai, Hebrew University
May 14, 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.