You are warmly invited to the next World Health Organization Global Health Histories online webinar on ‘Chemical and Biological Weapons’ on THURSDAY 21 May 2015 (14:00 – 15:30pm CET). This month’s speakers are Professor Brian Balmer (University College London), Dr Caitríona McLeish (Research Fellow, Harvard Sussex Program), Dr Maurizio Barbeschi (Team Leader PMG/PSR, Global Capacity, Alert and Response Department, WHO). Further details and event poster are available at


This seminar will be broadcast live over the internet. By signing up for this (registration is free and on a first come first served basis) participants can listen to the talks, view the speakers’ PowerPoint presentations and, if they wish, pose questions to the presenters and other discussants. To register please use the link below and follow the instructions:


Please do share this invitation with colleagues, students and friends who may be interested in the seminar.


A detailed report on 2015's activities (available at contains the full events listing as well as all the information you'll need to follow the series.


Best wishes


Centre for Global Health Histories

Dr Alexander Medcalf
Outreach Historian
Centre for Global Health Histories
Berrick Saul Building BS/120
University of York
YO10 5DD