Modern capitalism and the future of health: assessing the costs and charting alternatives

Image: Book Cover from Distinguished Professor Nicholas Freudenberg’s book 'At What Cost: Modern Capitalism and the Future of Health'

Event details

Seminar

Date & time

Tuesday 20 April 2021
12.30pm–1.30pm

Venue

Online via Zoom Webinar
ANU Canberra

Speaker

Distinguished Professor Nicholas Freudenberg

Additional links

In this talk, Nicholas Freudenberg, from the City University of New York (CUNY) School of Public Health and Health Policy, discusses the role of 21st century capitalism in the cascade of public health crises confronting the world today and assesses the potential for various strategies to create alternative futures.

About the Speaker

Nicholas Freudenberg is Distinguished Professor of Public Health at CUNY and directs the CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute. He is the author of At What Cost: Modern Capitalism and the Future of Health (Oxford University Press, 2021) , Lethal but Legal Corporations, Consumption and Protecting Public Health (Oxford University Press, 2014), and more than 150 peer reviewed publications and policy reports.

This event will be delivered online as a Zoom webinar.

Image: Book Cover from Distinguished Professor Nicholas Freudenberg’s book ‘At What Cost: Modern Capitalism and the Future of Health’

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