Research Professor Alison Bashford is talking about history and pandemics along with other historians and academics in an article published by the Los Angeles Review of Books.

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Alison Bashford is a Research Professor in History and Director for New Earth Histories Research Program from the School of Humanities and Languages. Her work connects the history of science, global history, and environmental history. Her books include Global Population: History, Geopolitics, and Life on Earth (Columbia, 2014), Contagion, w/ Claire Hooker (2002, Routledge), and the edited volumes Quarantine (2016) and Medicine at the Border (2006).