The NZ-UK Link Foundation

The NZ-UK Link Foundation
University of London
28 Russell Square
London
Greater London
WC1B 5DS
England

Website

www.sas.ac.uk/commonwealthstudies

E-mail

Email for organiser

admin@nzuklinkfoundation.org.uk

Telephone

Telephone Number for Venue

0207 862 8844

Fax

Fax number for Venue

0207 7862 8820

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The Institute of Commonwealth Studies is the only postgraduate academic institution in the United Kingdom devoted to the study of the Commonwealth. Its purpose is to promote inter-disciplinary and inter-regional research on the Commonwealth and its member nations in the fields of history, politics, economics and other social sciences, and in subjects like development, environment, health, migration, class, race, and literature. The ICS also offers a MA in Human Rights and an MSc in Globalization and development.

Venue Type:

Association or society

Opening hours

INSTITUTE:
The Institute is normally open 9.30am - 5.30pm, Monday to Friday.

Admission charges

N/A

Getting there

Nearest Tube: Russell Square

The Library is an international resource holding more than 160,000 items, with particularly impressive Caribbean, Southern African and Australian holdings and 200 archival collections. More than 150 seminars and conferences take place at ICS each year - most are open to all. Regular programmes include Caribbean Societies in Regional Context, Commonwealth History, Australian Stuides, Canadian Studies, South Asian Studies, and Human Rights.

Collection details

Archives, Social History, World Cultures

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Pandemic Lecture

Pandemics: Can we learn the lessons of history?

  • 13 May 2015 5:30-8:30pm

Human history has been shaped, and continues to be shaped, by infectious diseases and pandemics. This presentation will draw on research about factors that affected pandemic influenza mortality in the NZ armed forces and in isolated Pacific Islands. It will then review lessons from more modern epidemics, including polio, HIV/AIDS, SARS, and Ebola. The 1918 influenza pandemic killed more people than the entire First World War. How will we commemorate this anniversary in three years’ time? This lecture will make a plea for us to build on these lessons of history so we are better prepared for the inevitable epidemics and pandemics of the future.

Suitable for

  • 18+

Where

Imperial War Museum
Lambeth Road,
London
SE1 6HZ

Getting there

http://www.iwm.org.uk/visits/iwm-london/your-visit

Additional info

Fully Accessible. Drinks Reception to follow.

Admission

Free

Website

http://www.nzuklinkfoundation.org.uk/events/lecture-1-pandemics-can-we-learn-the-lessons-of-history/

Getting there

Nearest Tube: Russell Square

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