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The University of Southampton

Workshop. Globalisation and Medicine: Epidemic & Contagious Diseases Event

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10:00 - 17:50
14 January 2011
Avenue campus, Building 65. Room 2115.

For more information regarding this event, please email Dr Hormoz Ebrahimnejad at .

Event details

The Medicine in History and Society research cluster is holding its first workshop, funded by the Wellcome Trust on Globalisation and Epidemics.

Issues at January’s workshop include the unequal distribution of epidemics worldwide and how the massive changes experienced worldwide and across the centuries affected the spread of disease. “For example, are AIDS or SARS, or Swine Flu today perceived and spread in the same way as the plague epidemic in the Middle Ages? Do they inspire the same terror, fear or confidence?”

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