Commission on Science and Literature DHST/IUHPST
The Commission on Science and Literature DHST/IUHPST is very glad to announce a series of virtual open lectures on “Literature and the Pandemics in Historical Perspectives” to be given by distinguished scholars in the field. The third lecture is as follows:
21st APRIL 14.00 UK Time (15.00 CET) (16.00 Greek Time)
Dr Lukas Engelmann, University of Edinburgh:
The Outbreak Narrative in the Science of Epidemics: Plague, AIDS and Covid-19
Dr. Lukas Engelman is a historian of medicine, Chancellor’s Fellow and Senior Lecturer in the School of Political and Social Sciences at the University of Edinburgh. Recently, with Dr. Christos Lynteris, he published the book Sulfuric Utopias, MIT Press, 2020.
The virtual lectures will be given at 14.00 UK Time (15.00 CET). They will be hosted by the M.Sc. program “Science Communication” of the Hellenic Open University and they are jointly organized with the University of Birmingham.
George Vlahakis and John Holmes, CoSciLit President and Secretary