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Effective March 10, 2020, all Duke-sponsored events over 50 people have been cancelled, rescheduled, postponed or virtualized.
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The Coronavirus: Human, Social, and Political Implications - UPDATED

Please join the Duke Kunshan University Humanities Research Center in partnership w/ the Franklin Humanities Institute for a panel on the human, social and political implications of the coronavirus (COVID-19). This seminar presents an opportunity for DKU and Duke faculty and students to discuss COVID-19 and share perspectives from China and around the world. This event will be preceded by an online forum for DKU students - others also welcome, see below.

UPDATED 3/1/20

Benjamin Anderson, Global Health, DKU
Benjamin Bacon, Digital Media, DKU
Nicole Barnes, History, Duke - 2nd session only
Chen Chen, Duke Undergraduate Student - 2nd sess. only
Robert Delaney, US Bureau Chief, South China Morning Post
Ralph Litzinger, Cultural Anthropology, Duke
Andrew MacDonald, Political Science, DKU
Melanie Manion, Political Science, Duke - 1st sess. only
James Miller, Humanities Research Center, DKU
Yanping Ni, Duke Graduate Student
Carlos Rojas, Chinese Cultural Studies, Duke
Denis Simon, Exec Vice Chancellor, DKU - 1st sess. only


0800-0930 Eastern time / 2100-2230 China Time: Online Forum
The online forum will take place via Zoom: 272-114-035. DKU students and others are warmly invited to participate in the forum.

0930-1000 Coffee and Light Refreshments
Franklin Humanities Institute, Bay 4, Smith Warehouse, Duke University

1000-1130 Seminar
Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, FHI. Seminar will be recorded for future online broadcast.