"The Black Death in Egypt and Western Europe" A Comparative Socioeconomic Analysis

  • 1118 International Affairs Building, Columbia University

By Stuart J. Borsch

Dr. Borsch will explore the socioeconomic impact of the Black Death on Egypt and Western Europe. Starting with an analysis of the disease and its transmission, the presentation will cover the "classic" Western European economic response to the Black Death.

Dr. Borsch received his Ph.D. in History from Columbia University in 2002. He currently teaches World History and Middle Eastern History at Assumption College. He is the author of numerous articles.