Reflections on the medical, social, intellectual and psychological impact of the Black Death which struck in the mid fourteenth century as suddenly and surprisingly as Covid-19, and on the Great Plague of 1665, the last dramatic epidemic of bubonic plague to devastate London.
There will be a Question and Answer session
Date and Time: 31 October 10:30 (UK) note to our overseas attendees - in the UK clocks go back one hour on 25 October
Speaker: Kevin Brown
About Kevin Brown:
Kevin is an authority on the history of medicine. A graduate of Hertford College, University of Oxford and University College, London, he is Trust Archivist to Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum Curator at St Mary’s Hospital, London, a museum and archives which he established. He was Chairman of the London Museums of Health and Medicine, 2001-04.
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