Latest webinar video is now available

Two of PANSOC’S masters students presented their work. Carla Louise Hughes presented on “The Association between the 1918 Influenza Pandemic and Suicide Rates in Norway” while Lara Maria Dora Steinmetz presented on “Vaccine hesitancy in Eastern Oslo during COVID-19: Associated sociodemographic factors and subsequent reasons.”

You can watch the video here: 21_11_18 PANSOC.mp4 – Google Disk

PANSOC-affiliated student won prize at a pandemic research conference

The three PANSOC-affiliated masters students, Carla Hughes, Lara Steinmetz and Christina Torjussen, all presented their projects at a pandemic research student conference in Bergen 27. October. We at PANSOC are super-proud of the all and Christina even won a prize for her work and presentation.

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To the far right, Eperanza Diaz Perez, leader of the Pandemic Resarch Centre in Bergen and host of the conference. Christina Torjussen at PANSOC in the middle of the picture.

New webinar video links

Have you missed any of our recent webinars? Have you tried to watch the videos only to get error messages? You’re in luck! The recordings of past webinars have been moved over to Google Drive. You can find the new links here.

March 18: Siddharth Chandra, Michigan State University, USA: “Demographic impacts of the 1918 influenza pandemic.”

Part 1 https://drive.google.com/file/d/1zGeicnUvdoal34NnqXzmEW3iVqc2986S/view?usp=sharing

Part 2 : https://drive.google.com/file/d/1gjEg9_RmzkII9CrYOlgnydZDY1JUSrPw/view?usp=sharing

March 25: Lone Simonsen, Roskilde University, Denmark: “The First Year of the COVID-19 pandemic.”

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1IYI5u69u_UcUQKTqDfXU4g3vd5MwxfYr/view?usp=sharing

April 15: Rick J. Mourits, International Institute for Social History, Amsterdam, the Netherlands: “Occupational characteristics and spatial inequalities in mortality during 1918-9 influenza pandemic in the Netherlands.”

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1kaS6-ZPXIUD3gE6tVqPyzv-9jt34e-pX/view?usp=sharing

April 22: Lisa Sattenspiel, University of Missouri, USA: “Comparing COVID-19 and the 1918 flu in rural vs. urban counties of Missouri.”

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1nGAq4NiDNLSZ29k6SwP1QOSRk1mU6nX9/view?usp=sharing

April 29: Taylor Paskoff University of Missouri, USA: “Determinants of post-1918 influenza pandemic tuberculosis mortality in Newfoundland.” 

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ITGdw3NVFmFvlczoe3dV07cBk_oab3zW/view?usp=sharing

May 7: Sushma Dahal & Gerardo Chowell-Puente, Georgia State University, USA: “Comparative analysis of excess mortality patterns during pandemics in Arizona and Mexico.”

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1PJMxgZsjcoIZtDqGPVd8AQPrgp5nnM0h/view?usp=sharing

May 20: Jessica Dimka, Oslo Metropolitan University: “Disability, Institutionalization, and the 1918 Flu Pandemic: From Historical Records to Simulation Models.” 

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1yw2hcIrlOnntC03VwvKbCVu7TouQX7zj/view?usp=sharing

August 19: Elizabeth Wrigley-Field (University of Minnesota) & Martin Eiermann (University of Berkeley): “Racial Disparities in Mortality During the 1918 Influenza Pandemic in United States Cities.”

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1QdMvRDzGcc_v9ltZNptunYdY2BNhTIx3/view?usp=sharing

September 9: Ida Milne, Carlow College: “Forgetting and Remembering the Great Flu: Collecting and Shaping Narratives.” 

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1AZxdaQ_rNktQ6bNetm8fBBghfBrBIf1F/view?usp=sharing

September 16: Mathias Mølbak Ingholt, Roskilde University, Denmark: “Occupational Characteristics and Spatial Differences During an Intermittent Fever Epidemic in Early 19th Century Denmark.”

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1mgG0ENPAPqCpTcbkhR5XJlffGJx7__s7/view?usp=sharing

September 23: Mary Sheehan, University of Melbourne: “Women and the Spanish Influenza Pandemic in Melbourne, Australia, in 1919.”

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1eDqwle_IN2UuAhKXA1eD9HEk9SUqLtGY/view?usp=sharing

September 30: Howard Phillips, University of Cape Town: “The Silence of the Survivors: Why Did Survivors of the ‘Spanish’ Flu in South Africa Not Talk about the Epidemic?”

https://drive.google.com/file/d/119FUT3Iki4TBNbtFPfyuiAOxNnkuoE-b/view?usp=sharing

October 7: Guido Alfani, Bocconi University: “Unravelling the Mysteries of Seventeenth-Century Plagues: The Contribution of Micro-Demographic Approaches.”

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1CX8iZ4_mVED_2YIMuHOLIr6t9EF1_ImO/view?usp=sharing

October 21: Amir Afkhami, The George Washington University: “From Cholera to COVID19: Continuity and Change in Iran’s Pandemic Experience.”

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1op1HBfBqw7e3qZ9c6nrHZOY8MLwaSww5/view?usp=sharing

October 28: Hampton Gaddy, University of Oxford: “Re-estimating the global and national death tolls of the 1918-20 pandemic: Updating Johnson and Mueller (2002).”

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1qsOf1GMe0G-mkEVB9Uz7wQje43tb2tvL/view?usp=sharing

November 11: Sharon DeWitte, University of South Carolina: “Social Inequality and Pandemic Mortality: The Biosocial Context of the 14th-Century Black Death.”

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ro1D39YQSP1i-fSYGRNbzAeDRK9n485a/view?usp=sharing