Global Hotspots:“Viral Markets: Economics, the Environment, and Emerging Disease in the 20th Century"

  • March 22, 2019
  • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Fluno Center Auditorium, 601 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53715


This event is free and open to all, but registration is required.  


About the event

During this talk, attendees will examine environmental threats to human health that have changed in the past century, and they will learn how adjustments in human interaction with the environment have presented new challenges to medicine around the world.


About the speaker

Richard Keller, professor in UW–Madison’s Departments of Medical History and Bioethics and History, associate dean of the International Division

Keller is an author or coeditor of multiple books and publications. He is currently writing a global history of the environment, which is under contract with Oxford University Press. Keller is the winner of the 2013 William Koren Jr. Prize from the Society for French Historical Studies.


Location, Registration and Parking

Global Hotspots lectures are an offering of the Wisconsin Alumni Association and are supported, in part, by PLATO.  To signup for the lecture, click the Registration button below:

Registration

The lecture will be held in the Fluno Center, Howard Auditorium (first floor), 601 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53715 
Cost: Free

Public parking is available in the Fluno Center garage (Lot 83) at 314 N. Frances Street, in Lot 46 at 301 N. Lake Street, or in the Lake Street ramp at 415 N. Lake Street.

This Global Hot Spots event offers a great way to stay up-to-date on current issues, connect with Badger alumni, and hear from a UW–Madison expert!

Questions? Contact Joe D’Amato at joe.damato@supportuw.org or 1-608-308-5537.


PLATO Luncheon Prior to the Lecture

REMINDER:  Preceding the lecture, PLATO members will gather for lunch at Oro's Executive Restaurant on the first floor of the Fluno Center.  For a list of PLATO social events including this luncheon, click on the button below:

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The Global Hot Spots Lecture Series is co-sponsored by the Wisconsin Alumni Association®, PLATO (Participatory Learning and Teaching Organization) and the UW-Madison Division of International Studies.

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Global Hot Spots Collection

Experience the best of UW-Madison’s expertise wherever you are with these archived Global Hot Spots presentations.

The Global Hot Spots Lecture Series is co-sponsored by the Wisconsin Alumni Association®, PLATO (Participatory Learning and Teaching Organization) and the UW-Madison Division of International Studies.

- See more at: http://www.uwalumni.com/benefits-services/alumni-learning/global-hot-spots/#sthash.zjTZgDhx.dpuf
 

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