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Event Recap: China and the COVID-19 Coronavirus

February 26, 2020

On February 25, 2020, the East Asia Center in partnership with the China Studies Program and Center for Global Studies hosted a sold-out roundtable addressing the economic, historical, legal, medical, political, and societal implications of the outbreak of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. The interdisciplinary panel featured University of Washington experts in history, political science, international studies, and epidemiology. Each panelist had a five-minute presentation, which was followed by an hour-long open-floor Q&A session with the audience. The panelists were:

Professor David Bachman, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies
Professor Madeleine Dong, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies
Professor Peter Rabinowitz, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences
Associate Professor Susan Whiting, Department of Political Science
Assistant Professor Clair Yang, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies
Associate Professor Dongsheng Zang, School of Law
PhD Student Xiaoshun Zeng, Department of History

The Seattle Times, KOMO News, King 5, Q13 FOX News, and KUOW were on-site for the event.

Be sure to check out our event page for future events from the East Asia Center and our partner programs.