21 Jan

Pandemics in American History and Culture: Epidemics in Rio de Janeiro

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16:15 - 17:45 Uhr

21. Januar 2021



Clemens van Loyen (LMU/Amerika-Institut) will present on "Dealing with Epidemics in Rio de Janeiro for over a Century: From National Vaccine Campaigns to Neighborhood Activism."

This lecture series will put the current COVID-19 pandemic in historical perspective by looking at past outbreaks of such devastating diseases as the bubonic plague, cholera, polio, HIV/AIDS, and others. Faculty of the Amerika-Institut and guest speakers will scrutinize the public health system of the United States, the impact of and the debates surrounding the politics of vaccinations, the social and cultural significance of quarantines and the unequal distribution of pain and death.

Der Vortrag ist Teil der Veranstaltungsreihe "Pandemics in American History and Culture" und wird gemeinsam vom Amerika-Institut und dem Rachel-Carson-Center der LMU organisiert.

Vortrag von Dr. Clemens van Loyen (LMU/Amerika-Institut)

Weitere Informationen zu Programm und Anmeldung finden Sie auf der Website des Rachel Carson Centers

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