28 Jan

Pandemics in American History and Culture: Knowledge and Virality

Öffnungszeiten / Beginn:

16:15 - 17:45 Uhr

28. Januar 2021



Pandemics in American History and Culture. Infodemic: Knowledge, Virality, and the American Public

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 der Veranstaltungsreihe "Pandemics in American History and Culture", sie wird vom Amerika-Institut und dem Rachel-Carson-Center der LMU organisiert.

Vortrag von Prof. Dr. Pierre-Héli Monot

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

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