Lukas Engelmann

Contagion & Calculus : Workshop Programme and Registration

Contagion & Calculus An Epidemy Project Workshop June 16th to June 17th 2022 ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP Models have guided the Covid-19 pandemic response with unprecedented authority. The workshop seeks to push beyond this very recent horizon to show that the success story of infectious disease modelling is deeply interwoven with the history of science and …

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Call for Papers: Contagion and Calculus. Histories of modelling epidemics.

  Deadline extended to 10th March 2022.  Workshop at the University of Edinburgh, 16 & 17 June 2022. Organised by the ERC-funded project The Epidemy, A History of Epidemiological Reasoning (http://epidemy.org ) Models have guided the Covid-19 pandemic response with unprecedented authority. While many predictions over the last 20 months have been subject to heated …

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Angela Merkel and Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus opening the WHO hub

[Note 1] “Intelligence is not a science” – Notes on the WHO Hub in Berlin

Last week, the German government announced – together with the WHO – the  opening of a new Hub for Pandemic and Epidemic Intelligence in Berlin. Funded with 100 million USD, the hub promises to protect and prepare in ways which global institutions have failed through the Covid-19 pandemic of 2019 to 2021. At the heart …

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