Jan 1, 2021
Merle Eisenberg and Lee Mordechai discuss their article “The Justinianic Plague and Global Pandemics: The Making of the Plague Concept,” which appears in the December 2020 issue of the AHR. Eisenberg is a postdoctoral fellow at the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center at the University of Maryland. Mordechai is a senior lecturer in the History Department at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Together, they host the podcast Infectious Historians. Eisenberg and Mordechai spoke with Georgetown University historian John McNeill.