Great Influenza Centenary Project
The year 2018 marked the one-hundredth anniversary of the historic influenza pandemic of 1918 that killed more than 50 million people around the world. This centenary provided Georgetown University, through its university-wide Global Health Initiative, an opportunity to engage a wide variety of disciplines, spanning all our campuses, schools, and departments, to reflect on the events of 1918 and to inform current challenges in responding to pandemic threats.
The Science, Technology, and International Affairs (STIA) Program put together an art exhibit highlighting the impact of the 1918 flu epidemic on Georgetown University.
The following list of resources may serve as a guide for learning more about the 1918 Great Influenza. We encourage you to also consult Georgetown Law Library’s Pandemic Flu – Public Health Research Guide, which focuses on the law related to efforts in preventing, detecting, and containing human…
The Global Health Initiative offers support for all disciplines to reflect on pandemics. Below are examples of past grant recipients.