Virtual Book Talk with Peter Baldwin, author of "Fighting the First Wave: Why the Coronavirus Was Tackled So Differently Across the Globe"

April 25, 2021, 3 p.m. PST

Please join us for a virtual book talk in celebration of Fighting the First Wave: Why the Coronavirus Was Tackled So Differently Across the Globe (Cambridge University Press) by Dr. Peter Baldwin, PhD, Professor of History at UCLA and Global Distinguished Professor at New York University. A definitive and comparative account, Fighting the First Wave reveals why measures taken to deal with COVID-19 have varied so widely across countries and political systems and the lessons we can learn for future pandemics. 

Peter Baldwin will be joined in discussion by Justinian Jampol, Executive Director of the Wende Museum.

Free. RSVP Here.

This program is presented in conjunction with the 38th Cold War Spaces interview with Andreas Bernard, Professor at the Centre for Digital Cultures, Leuphana University, Lüneburg (Germany) on “Pandemic Space: Medical Knowledge and Data Organization,” April 28, 12 p.m. PST.