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From Black Death to Ebola: How Globalization Connected the World of Pathogen
Start Date: 11/13/2014Start Time: 12:45 PM
End Date: 11/13/2014End Time: 2:00 PM
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Event Description:
The Department of History and the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences Globus Fund Presents:
From Black Death to Ebola: How Globalization Connected the World of Pathogen

The main difference between the past spread of pandemic diseases and the present is their accelerating speed. The talk will address the fundamental question: why did humans leave their places of birth to travel to different parts of the world and in the process brought about today’s globalization?


FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

This is a November is CUNY Month Event

Nayan Chanda is the founder and Editor-in-Chief and Editorial Director of YaleGlobal Online Magazine, published by the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale University. He is the author of Bound Together: How Traders, Preachers, Adventurers and Warriors Shaped Globalization (Yale University Press, 2007).

For nearly thirty years before he joined Yale University, Chanda was with the Hong Kong-based magazine the Far Eastern Economic Review as its editor, editor-at-large and correspondent. In 1989-90 Chanda was a Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington. From 1990-1992 Chanda was editor of the Asian Wall Street Journal Weekly, published from New York. He is the recipient of the Shorenstein Award for 2005. The Award honors a journalist not only for a distinguished body of work, but also for the particular way it has helped an American audience understand the complexities of Asia.
Location Information:
Baruch College - Newman Vertical Campus  (View Map)
55 Lexington Ave
New York, NY 10010
New York
Room: Room 7-155
Contact Information:
Name: Tansen Sen
Phone: 646 312-4319
Email: tansen.sen@baruch.cuny.edu
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