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Decolonizing Vaccines: A Roundtable Discussion with Dr. Merlin Chowkwanyun, Dr. Jayati Ghosh, and Dr. Farren Yero

  • April 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

How are inequalities within and between countries shaping the development and distribution of the COVID-19 vaccines? How does the history of vaccines help us make sense of the power and politics of vaccines and vaccination efforts today? Join us for…

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How are inequalities within and between countries shaping the development and distribution of the COVID-19 vaccines? How does the history of vaccines help us make sense of the power and politics of vaccines and vaccination efforts today? Join us for a roundtable featuring a multi-disciplinary panel of scholars who will discuss vaccine apartheid, socioeconomic and racial health disparities, and the whitewashing of vaccine history.

Featuring:

Dr. Merlin Chowkwanyun, Donald H. Gemson Assistant Professor of Sociomedical Sciences and a core faculty member of the Center for History and Ethics of Public Health at Columbia University
Dr. Jayati Ghosh, Professor of Economics at University of Massachusetts Amherst
Dr. Farren Yero, Postdoctoral Associate in Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies at Duke University
Moderated by Dr. Elizabeth Kolsky, Director, Lepage Center for History in the Public Interest, Villanova University