African Studies Workshop Featuring Eugene Richardson


Monday, April 13, 2020, 6:00pm to 8:00pm


Virtual Event

Eugene Richardson Photo

Eugene Richardson, MD, PhD. is a physician-anthropologist based at Harvard Medical School. He previously served as the clinical lead for Partners In Health’s (PIH) Ebola response in Kono District, Sierra Leone, where he continues to conduct research on the social epidemiology of Ebola virus disease.  He will be presenting two articles titled  
1. Pandemicity
2. On the Coloniality of Global Public Health

Discussant: Paul Farmer (Harvard University)

This event will be transitioning to meet online. Due to ongoing concerns surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, our upcoming events are subject to change and/or cancellation.  For updates on Harvard's response to the virus visit


A week in advance, the presenter’s paper and call-in information will be circulated through the Harvard African Studies Workshop listserv. It is assumed that everyone has read the paper before the workshop.  After presentation and commentary, Workshop attendees are invited to engage in critique and discussion, under the moderation of the Workshop Chairs. 

Join this meeting by signing up to the Harvard African Studies Workshop listserv. 



ORGANIZER(S):  Harvard University Center for African Studies