PANEL DISCUSSION: The Coronavirus Epidemic in China and Beyond

February 24 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Location

International Affairs Building, 420 W. 118 St., New York, NY 10027, Room 918

Event Organizer

Athina Fontenot
Phone:
212-854-6916
Email:
Website:
http://weai.columbia.edu

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | REGISTRATION REQUIRED | LIVESTREAM AVAILABLE

Cosponsored by

Moderated by

WEIPING WU (bio), Professor of Urban Planning, GSAPP

Featuring

PANELISTS

  • Yanzhong Huang (bio), Senior Fellow for Global Health, Council on Foreign Relations
  • Wan Yang (bio), Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health
  • Nick Bartlett (bio), Assistant Professor of Contemporary Chinese Culture and Society, Barnard College
  • Weiping Wu (bio), Professor of Urban Planning, GSAPP

ABOUT THE EVENT

This panel will feature brief presentations and a conversation about the emergence and recent response to the current outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19), with a particular focus on China’s efforts at treating and preventing additional infections. Drawing on perspectives from epidemiology, public health and governance, urban planning, and medical anthropology, the panelists will discuss these unfolding events and reflect on possible consequences for social life in China and beyond. The event will include extended time for audience discussion.