The Quantitative History Webinar Series, convened by Professor Zhiwu Chen and Dr. Chicheng Ma of The University of Hong Kong, promotes the dissemination of research findings and interdisciplinary use of quantitative methods in historical research. As part of their knowledge dissemination effort, HKU Quantitative History researchers brought public attention to historical research on past pandemics. In this interview with the Financial Times (Chinese), Zhiwu Chen compares Covid-19 to past pandemics and analyzes its long term impact.
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