Webinar: "What Can We Learn from the 1892 Cholera Epidemic in the Time of Coronavirus?"
Richard J. Evans, Regius Professor Emeritus of History, University of Cambridge, England, will present "Death in Hamburg Revisited: What Can We Learn from the 1892 Cholera Epidemic in the Time of Coronavirus?" This is the first in a six-part webinar series titled "COVID-19 in Transatlantic Perspective: U.S. and Germany." The webinar series is co-sponsored by the Campus Weeks initiative of the Federal Republic of Germany, the Center for German Studies, the Department of German, and the European Studies Program UVa; it is organized in collaboration with the German Program at Virginia Tech.
Evans is the author of many books on modern German and European history, including The Pursuit of Power: Europe 1815-1914, published in 2016. His book Death in Hamburg: Society and Politics in the Cholera Years, 1840-1910, published in 1987, was awarded the Wolfson History Prize and the William H. Welch Medal of the American Association for the History of Medicine.
Advance registration is required: https://virginia.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_AQJ7vNmdQp2qQjW-EiD_Hw.