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Erica Charters

Series featuring Erica Charters

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# Episode Title Description People Date
18 Nils Chr. Stenseth And Barbara Bramanti On Evolutionary And Ecological Ends Of Epidemics A discussion on how evolutionary biology and biological anthropology help understand the end of epidemics, particularly plague. Nils Chr. Stenseth, Barbara Bramanti, Erica Charters 17 May 2022
17 Clark Larsen and Fabian Crespo on Biology, Archaeology, and Multi-disciplinary Ends A discussion on why multi-disciplinary approaches that combine social and biological research are helpful in understanding how epidemics end. Clark Larsen, Fabian Crespo, Erica Charters 17 May 2022
16 Cristiana Bastos and the Human End of Epidemics Professor Cristiana Bastos (Lisbon) and Professor Erica Charters discuss how anthropology and ethnology measure the end of epidemics, including HIV/AIDS, and the difference between illness and disease. Cristiana Bastos, Erica Charters 17 May 2022
15 Creative Commons Christl Donnelly and the Statistical End of Epidemics Professor Christl Donnelly (Oxford and Imperial) and Dr Erica Charters discuss how statistical and mathematical epidemiology measure the end of epidemics, including BSE, Ebola, influenza, and Covid-19. Christl Donnelly, Erica Charters 15 Mar 2022
14 Creative Commons Carolyn Eastman on Yellow Fever in New York Dr Carolyn Eastman (VCU) and Dr Erica Charters discuss how epidemics of yellow fever ended in 1790s New York, and the multiple ends of an epidemic for different parts of a society. Carolyn Eastman, Erica Charters 15 Mar 2022
13 Virginia Berridge and the Political End of Epidemics Professor Virginia Berridge (LSHTM) and Dr Erica Charters discuss swine flu, HIV/AIDS, and the history of health policy as ways to define the political end of an epidemic. Erica Charters, Virginia Berridge 08 Oct 2021
12 Paul Kelton and Smallpox among American Indigenous Populations Professor Paul Kelton (Stony Brook) and Dr Erica Charters discuss the role of smallpox in American indigenous history and culture and how smallpox finally ended. Erica Charters, Paul Kelton 08 Oct 2021
11 Monica H. Green and Nükhet Varlık on Plague Pandemics Dr Monica H. Green (Independent Historian), Dr Nükhet Varlık (Rutgers), and Dr Erica Charters discuss how global history and the historicist sciences have shaped our understanding of plague pandemics. Erica Charters, Monica H Green, Nükhet Varlık 08 Oct 2021
10 Margaret Pelling and the History of Cholera in England Dr Margaret Pelling (Oxford) and Dr Erica Charters discuss how historians understand disease and the myths about the end of cholera in nineteenth-century England. Erica Charters, Margaret Pelling 08 Oct 2021
9 Simukai Chigudu and the Political Life of Epidemics Dr Simukai Chigudu (Oxford) and Dr Erica Charters discuss the Zimbabwe cholera epidemic and the politics of epidemics. Erica Charters, Simukai Chigudu 08 Oct 2021
8 Lorenz Von Seidlein and Epidemiology Dr Lorenz Von Seidlen (Oxford) and Dr Erica Charters discuss epidemiological research into cholera and global programmes for cholera elimination. Erica Charters, Lorenz von Seidlein 08 Oct 2021
7 How Epidemics End: Introduction Dr Erica Charters (Oxford) and Dr Kristin Heitman (Independent Historian) discuss their research into the conclusion of epidemics. Erica Charters, Kristin Heitman 08 Oct 2021
6 Coronavirus and ‘Disease X’ Professor Peter Millican interviews the Oxford scientists working at the forefront of research into Disease X Peter Millican, Sarah Gilbert, Peter Horby, Jimmy Whitworth 14 Jan 2021
5 Smallpox, and Jenner Welcome to the eighteenth century, at a point when Europe is going through another major smallpox outbreak, a disease that by this point has been plaguing populations around the globe for centuries. Peter Millican, Claas Kirchhelle, Brian Angus, Blanche Oguti 01 Dec 2020
4 Live Event: Living with Pandemics: Finding New Narratives In conversation with Dr Erica Charters and Robin Gorna. TORCH Goes Digital! presents a series of weekly live events Big Tent - Live Events! Performance Week​ Erica Charters, Robin Gorna 13 Oct 2020
3 Live Event: Invalids on the Move Part of the Humanities Cultural Programme, one of the founding stones for the future Stephen A. Schwarzman Centre for the Humanities. Sally Shuttleworth, Erica Charters, Philip Bullock 15 Sep 2020
2 Creative Commons War and Ecology in China: Henan Province, the Yellow River and beyond Dr Micah Muscolino discusses his new book entitled "The Ecology of War in China: Henan Province, the Yellow River, and Beyond, 1938–1950." Micah Muscolino, Erica Charters 25 Nov 2015
1 Early Career Experiences in History of Medicine First talk given at the Half Day Workshop for Post-Graduate and Early Career Historians of Medicine Matt Smith, Erica Charters 14 Jul 2014