Global Hot Spots

Global Hot Spots — “Viral Markets: Economics, the Environment, and Emerging Disease in the 20th Century”

March 22 - 1:30PM - 2:30PM
Fluno Center, Howard Auditorium, 601 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53715
Cost: Free

About the event

During this talk, attendees will examine environmental threats to human health that have changed in the past century, and they will learn how adjustments in human interaction with the environment have presented new challenges to medicine around the world.


Richard Keller, professor in UW–Madison’s Departments of Medical History and Bioethics and History, associate dean of the International Division

About the speaker

Keller is an author or coeditor of multiple books and publications. He is currently writing a global history of the environment, which is under contract with Oxford University Press. Keller is the winner of the 2013 William Koren Jr. Prize from the Society for French Historical Studies.

This event is free and open to all, but registration is required.

Public parking is available in the Fluno Center garage (Lot 83) at 314 N. Frances Street, in Lot 46 at 301 N. Lake Street, or in the Lake Street ramp at 415 N. Lake Street.

This Global Hot Spots event offers a great way to stay up-to-date on current issues, connect with Badger alumni, and hear from a UW–Madison expert!

Questions? Contact Joe D’Amato at or 1-608-308-5537.

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