The Third McLaughlin College Union Debate: The wide deployment of effective COVID-19 vaccines will enable the world to return to "Normal". Moderator: James C. Simeon Panelists: Dasantila Golemi-Kotra, Syed Harris Ali, Roger H. Keil, Vivian Saridakis Watch the video above or click here to see the video on Youtube
The fourth installment of a series of six virtual conferences, "In what ways did the past infectious disease outbreak response impact the current COVID response: Lessons Learned?" which results from a collaboration between Dr. Jude Mary Cénat and his colleagues from the University of Western Ontario, the University of Hong Kong, York University and other […]
See Dr. Harris Ali present on the Role of Trust and Community-Based Initiatives in the Ebola Pandemic (with implications for COVID-19). See the video here.
Welcome to the second conference of our colloquium series, Infectious Disease Outbreaks: Social Sciences at the Heart of Surveillance, Prevention and Intervention Strategies. We had the chance to hear insights from Dr. Celestin Hategeka (Harvard University), Dr. Karen Grépin (University of Hong Kong) and Dr. Rochelle Frounfelker (McGill University) on: What has been the impact […]
Eight months into the COVID-19 pandemic, the global race for a vaccine wages on. In this relevant panel discussion, infectious disease, immunology and health policy experts explore the sociological and scientific implications of securing a safe and accessible vaccine. Dr. Gillian Wu, an immunologist and retired professor, and Vivian Saridakis, Associate Professor, Biology, address pressing […]
See Dr. Harris Ali's presentation given at the American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene virtual conference in November 2020 here.
Join Dr Harris Ali as well as Dr. Jude Mary Cénat and his colleagues from the University of Western Ontario, the University of Hong Kong, York University and other university partners (Université Bourgogne Franche-Comté, Université de Kinshasa, McGill University) in the first of a 6-conference series on Infectious Diseases. See the full video here.
Listen to Dr. Harris Ali and Dr. Roger Keil discuss the impacts of COVID-19 in a discussion hosted by the CITY Institute at York University here.
COVID-19 in Virtual and Urban Space: Geographers Respond to COVID-19 This panel is aimed at stimulating urgent conversations around COVID-19 as it relates to the spread of the virus and associated implications in online and urban spaces. While COVID-19 originated in China, it is a fully global phenomenon, and indeed has been from the outset. […]
Scholars' Hub: An Urban Pandemic? COVID-19 in a world of cities Executive Director of Alumni Engagement Julie Lafford hosts our first virtual Scholars’ Hub session with York experts Roger Keil, professor at the Faculty of Environmental Studies, and Seyed “Harris” Ali, professor in Sociology. Together they address questions and discuss the topic “An Urban Pandemic? […]