The final toll of plague deaths given in the Cambridge Bills of Mortality was 920 burials in churchyards and pest house plague pits, amounting to 12 percent of the population of the town. Of those who died of the plague, 70 percent were adults and 30 percent children. Most of the child deaths came in the first onslaught of the plague in 1665. Of the adults, 41 percent were men, and 49 percent.
Funding for completion of a doctoral thesis within the Institut Pasteur International Network: Calmette and Yersin program. Aim: The Institut Pasteur Department of International Affairs allocates fundings to promote and facilitate the realization of theses of researchers primarily from low- and middle-income countries, in an institute within the Institut Pasteur International Network outside.
About the journal. Transforming Anthropology is the flagship journal of the Association of Black Anthropologists.We seek to advance scholarship across the four fields of anthropology and beyond. Transforming Anthropology seeks contributions that reflect the dynamic, transnational, and contested conditions of social worlds — work that pushes the boundaries of discipline and genre.
The Black Death was a historical epidemic of what is known as bubonic plague. It violently spread across Europe during the years of 1346-53. The Black Death claimed an outrageous number of lives, all caused by a bacterium now named Yersinia pestis.
Alexandre Sabourin Scholarship for the Arts and the Community A Science Students’ Association Scholarship INTRODUCTION These funds were established in 2003 by the Science Students’ Association in accordance with the results of its 2002 referendum. These scholarships are to be made available for Faculty of Science undergraduate students.
In 2018, the Alexandre Stipend already has over 60 participants, including 43 alumni. This stipend was only the start of their scientific careers. Many alumni pursue a career as both medical specialist and scientific researcher.
The next two essays discuss the terrifying and intriguing films of the New French Extremity genre. Elliot Burton’s essay “Control of the Knife” provides a detailed reading of Alexandre Bustillo and Julien Maury’s Inside (2007) and shows how, similar to other New French Extremity films, Inside opens up new possibilities for gender roles.
Plague, infectious fever caused by Yersinia pestis, a bacterium transmitted from rodents to humans by the bite of infected fleas.Plague was the cause of some of the most-devastating epidemics in history. It was the disease behind the Black Death of the 14th century, when as much as one-third of Europe’s population died. Huge pandemics also arose in Asia in the late 19th and early 20th.