Pandemics & human society.

Requirements
An interest in current affairs.

Description
Pandemics are not just a force of nature. They arise in social, political and economic contexts and affect human societies in different ways. History shows us that pandemics have always played a role in human development, as they often exposed fault lines running through society, catalyzing change. CoVid19 is no different. It has emerged at a time in which our faith in our political institutions and leaders is low. It has emerged at a time of escalating global inequality and threatening climate change. Will our societies respond?

Who this course is for:
People who are keen to understand our current pandemic a bit better from the perspective of history.

 

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