The 2019 Sir John Elliott Lecture in Atlantic History: 'Health and disease history of the Caribbean, 1491-1850: two syndemics'
To be followed by a wine reception
John R. McNeill is widely considered a pioneer in the study of environmental history. His books include The Mountains of the Mediterranean World: An Environmental History (1992), Something New Under the Sun: An Environmental History of the Twentieth-century World (2000), Mosquito Empires: Ecology and War in the Greater Caribbean, 1640-1914 (2010), and most recently (with Peter Engelke), The Great Acceleration: An Environmental History of the Anthropocene since 1945 (2016). He is an elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and President of the American Historical Association for 2019.
Date: 21 May 2019, 17:00 (Tuesday, 4th week, Trinity 2019)
Venue: Rothermere American Institute, 1A South Parks Road OX1 3UB
Speaker: John R McNeill (Georgetown University)
Organising department: Rothermere American Institute
Organisers: Katherine Paugh, Stephen Tuffnell
Part of: American History Research Seminar
Booking required?: Not required
Audience: Public
Editor: Laura Spence