Spring 2021 Conflict Series - The Plague Cycle: The Unending War Between Humanity and Infectious Disease

Co-presented by the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at NYU Law School, the Center for Global Affairs at NYU's School for Professional Studies, The Program in International Relations at NYU's GSAS, the Robert L. Bernstein Institute for Human Rights, and the Office of International Programs at NYU Wagner

12:30pm - 1:30pm EST
February 09, 2021
12:30pm - 1:30pm

Each Tuesday, the Conflict, Security, and Development Series will examine new research, discuss creative policy approaches, and highlight recent innovations in responding to the challenges of security and development in conflict and post-conflict situations.


Charles Kenny, Senior Fellow and Director of Technology and Development at the Center for Global Development will discuss his new book, The Plague Cycleon the relationship between infection and human progress.  In this talk, he will focus on what the decline of infection has meant for global development over the past century as well as the impact of Covid-19 and lessons for the future.

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Conflict Series