October 10: AIDS and Conspiracy Theories: A Discussion with Nicoli Nattrass

Professor Nicoli Nattrass will discuss the problem of AIDS conspiracy theories for science, implications for the global AIDS response, and the various ways that scientists and pro-science activists have fought back. With UNAIDS senior advisor, policy and strategy, and Wagner adjunct assistant professor of public policy Peter Navario.

  Wednesday, October 10, 2012
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Puck Building, Rice Conference Room
295 Lafayette Street

This event is free and open to the public with online RSVP. A photo ID is required to enter all NYU buildings. Light refreshments will be served.

Nicoli Nattrass is director of the AIDS and Society Research Unit and professor of economics at the University of Cape Town. She holds a doctorate from Oxford and is a regular visiting professor at Yale. Nicoli works on the political-economy of AIDS policy, development policy and the global spread of AIDS conspiracy theories. Her earlier work on the economics of mother to child transmission prevention assisted the Treatment Action Campaign in its successful case against the South African government.