The Past and Future of Epidemics


Summer Common Room

Event type

Alumni, College, Library


2 May 2023


4:15pm to 6:15pm

Magdalen Libraries & Archives would like to warmly invite College members and alumni to The Past and Future of Epidemics, a special event for our exhibition Plague! at Magdalen: Epidemics and College Life which is currently on display in the Old Library.

To start the event we are delighted to have Dr Maheshi Ramasamy, Florey Lecturer and Fellow by Special Election at Magdalen, speak about her research and the future of epidemics and pandemics. Following the talk, there will be a special performance of Stella cæli extirpavit (Chant in Time of Pestilence) by Magdalen College Choir. From 4.50pm, there will be an opportunity to view the exhibition in the Old Library, and to enjoy refreshments in the Summer Common Room.

When: Tuesday 2nd May 2023 from 4.15pm-6.15pm
Location: Summer Common Room, Magdalen College
Attendance: Free, refreshments provided. Registration required via