Pandemic, State and Society Webinar Series

This event is part of the Co-Sponsorships Program: Pandemic, State and Society Webinar Series.
Friday, September 18, 2020 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Friday, September 25, 2020 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
drawing of medical facemask with map of world on it

Please join us for a two-part webinar series featuring voices from Asia to discuss first-hand experiences in the region. Please visit the event website for full information and to register.

Friday, September 18
8:00–9:30 p.m. (CST)
Panelists present an overview of the pandemic across Asia exploring the medical, social, and humanistic aspects of pandemics. 

Friday, September 25
8:00–9:30 p.m. (CST)
How has the coronavirus pandemic impacted certain communities more than others? What have been the consequences of overlooking these communities?

Free and open to all. Registration is required for each session. Register at 

Hosted by International Programs, Center for Asian and Pacific Studies, Obermann Center for Advanced Studies, and the Iowa Global Health Network.

UI COLLABORATORS: Global Health Studies Program, Department of Anthropology, Department of History, Department of Religious Studies, College of Nursing, Carver College of Medicine Global Health Program, College of Pharmacy, College of Dentistry International Affairs and Programs Committee,  Department of Asian and Slavic Languages and Literatures, Pan Asian Council, King Sejong Institute, Korean Studies Research Network, Office of the Executive Vice President & Provost, and College of Public Health

COMMUNITY COLLABORATORS: Physicians for Social Responsibility, Iowa City Foreign Relations Council 

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Cynthia Chou in advance at or 319-384-3255.