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[Webinar] Can’t Touch This: Anthropological Reflections on the Coronavirus Pandemic

When: Tuesday, March 17, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT

Where: Online

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Dylan Peterson   (847) 467-2770

Group: Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

Category: Global & Civic Engagement


This Webinar took place on March 17, 2020. You can find a recording and a recap of key takeways here


In this conversation, Dr. Adia Benton will touch upon (1) what is and isn’t known about the virus and its transmission dynamics; (2) how scientific and public health expertise is brought to bear (or not) in calibrating recommendations at various levels of governance and responsibility; (3) alternative ways of framing our conversations about and approaches to ‘flattening the curve’ of infection in our communities.  

This webinar will be available through WebEx at this LINK.  Please use the following passcode when accessing: 1234.  The walk will begin at 12 PM CST

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