AIDS Conspiracy Theories: A Discussion with Professor Nicoli Nattrass

Date: 10/10/2012
Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location: The Puck Building, Rice Conference Room / Newman Reception Area
295 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10012-9604  map

AIDS and Conspiracy Theories: A Discussion with Nicoli Nattrass

Professor Nicoli Nattrass will discuss the problem of AIDS conspiracy theories for science, implications for the global AIDS response, and the various ways that scientists and pro-science activists have fought back with UNAIDS Senior Advisor, Policy & Strategy and Wagner Adjunct Assistant Professor of Public Policy Peter Navario.

About Nicoli Nattrass
Nicoli Nattrass is Director of the AIDS and Society Research Unit and Professor of Economics at the University of Cape Town. She holds a doctorate from Oxford and is a regular visiting professor at Yale. Nicoli works on the political-economy of AIDS policy, development policy and the global spread of AIDS conspiracy theories. Her earlier work on the economics of mother to child transmission prevention assisted the Treatment Action Campaign in its successful case against the South African government.

Light refreshments will be served.