Online Climate and Environmental History Seminar – The Birth of the Black Death – March 15th
Dr. Philip Slavin’s seminar “The Birth of the Black Death: Biology, Ecology and Climate in Tian Shan in the Early Fourteenth Century” considers the context around the beginning of the Plague in the Tian Shan region in the 1330s. The seminar discusses the interplay between bacteria, ecology, landscape, and climate that contributed to the conditions to cause the pandemic.
Philip Slavin is Associate Professor of History at University of Stirling in Scotland.
As part of Stockholm University’s ongoing Climate and Environmental History Seminar Series, the next seminar will take place on Wednesday, March 15th, 2023 from 15.00 – 17.00 (CET).
The event is held online, via zoom, as well as in room D837 at Stockholm University’s Department of History.