'H1N1 and Asia' topic of UH Mānoa panel discourse on October 12

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Posted: Sep 22, 2009

As part of its ongoing program, “Asia Pacific in the News,” the University of Hawai`i at Mānoa’s School of Pacific and Asian Studies (SPAS) is sponsoring a third presentation, “H1N1 and Asia.”  The panel discussion will take place at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, October 12, 2009, at the Center for Korean Studies on the UH Mānoa campus.
The presentation will examine H1N1 and its impact throughout Asia and the Pacific, providing new insights into the ways that different countries responded to the threat of the illness, and ensuing economic and diplomatic crises.
 Panel members are:
Moderator:  Barbara W. Andaya, Director, Center for Southeast Asian Studies
Virginia S. Hinshaw, Chancellor and microbiologist, UH Mānoa
Alison Conner, Professor, William S. Richardson School of Law
Lonny Carlile, Associate Professor, Asian Studies Program
Paul Rausch, Associate Director, Center for Southeast Asian Studies
Vivek R. Nerurkar, Interim Chair, Department of Tropical Medicine and Medical Microbiology and Pharmacology
The event is free and open to the public.  On-campus parking is available for $5.
 Periodically throughout the academic year, SPAS will sponsor informational presentations aimed at providing timely evaluations of newsworthy events in Asia and the Pacific.