Brandeis to livestream academic panel on coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Brandeis University will host an academic panel titled “COVID-19: Pathway to a Pandemic?on March 11 starting at 3 p.m. It will be livestreamed at

The event will feature a discussion between five scholars whose expertise includes public health, international relations, anthropology and health policy.

Panelists include:

  • Elanah Uretsky: assistant professor of International Global Studies and Anthropology at Brandeis, who teaches the course “Global Pandemic: History, Society, Policy."
  • Katherine Mason: assistant professor of anthropology at Brown University and author of “Infectious Change: Reinventing Chinese Public Health after an Epidemic.”
  • Jennifer Bouey: the Tang Chair of Chinese Policy at RAND Corp.
  • Deborah Seligsohn: assistant professor of political science at Villanova University and the former Environment, Science, Technology and Health Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, China.

The discussion will be moderated by Brandeis Professor Allyala Krishna Nandakumar, the director of the Institute for Global Health and Development.

Visit Brandeis University’s website for COVID-19 for information, travel restrictions and resources regarding the disease.

The panel is co-sponsored by International Global Studies; East Asian Studies; Health: Science, Society and Policy; the MS in Global Health Policy and Management; and the Asia Pacific Center.

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