Spring program of the Centre for Research on Pandemics & Society (PANSOC)

The Centre for Research on Pandemics & Society (PANSOC) at Oslo Metropolitan University is pleased to announce its Spring 2022 Zoom seminar schedule. The series showcases research on the social, political, and economic aspects of historical pandemics and COVID-19.

Meetings take place on Thursday from 1600–1700 CET (10 AM EST), except as noted.

Zoom link for all meetings: https://oslomet.zoom.us/j/66540138893?pwd=OEtqc2pVZ3FKOFFHeGhzTFliZDE0dz09

Recordings of past seminars are available at uni.oslomet.no/pansoc/category/webinars/.

3 February
Chinmay Tumbe, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
India and 1918 Influenza Pandemic: Mortality Estimates and Correlates

10 February
Binoy Kampmark, RMIT University Melbourne
'Killing cockroaches with a nuclear weapon': The Victorian Pandemic Management Bill

24 February *1400 CET*
David Roth, The Australian National University
The effects of the 1918–1919 influenza pandemic on mental patients in New South Wales

10 March
Tamara Giles-Vernick, Institut Pasteur
Complex local vulnerabilities and the COVID-19 pandemic in France

17 March
Margarida Pereira, PANSOC
The 2020 Syndemic of Obesity and COVID-19 in an Urbanized World

31 March
Lianne Tripp, University of Northern British Columbia
The 1918–19 Influenza: Hidden Heterogeneity in an Island Population

7 April
Amanda Wissler, University of South Carolina & Cleveland Museum of Natural History
The Long-Term Impacts of Pandemic Disease: Health and Survival after the 1918 Influenza Pandemic

21 April
Jord Hanus, University of Antwerp
Socioeconomic Status and Epidemic Mortality in an Urban Environment: Mechelen (Belgium), 1600–1900

28 April
Vibeke Narverud Nyborg, University of South-Eastern Norway and PANSOC
The exploration of state health legislation as driving forces for non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) during the 1918 pandemic in Norwegian regions

5 May
Ben Schneider, PANSOC
Work-Related Wellbeing during the 1918–20 Flu Pandemic in the US

12 May
Carolyn Orbann, University of Missouri
Co-circulating respiratory diseases at the end of the 1918 influenza pandemic


Centre for Research on Pandemics & Society (PANSOC)
Oslo Metropolitan University