Samuel Cohn, Jr., Professor of Medieval History, University of Glasgow; Honorary Fellow, institute for Advanced Studies in Humanities (University of Edinburgh); Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Over the past two decades, he has focused on the history of popular unrest in late medieval and early modern Europe and on the history of disease and medicine. He is presently funded by a three-year Leverhulme “Major Research Fellowship”, completing the project “Epidemics: Hate and Compassion from the Plague of Athens to AIDS”. Currently, a monograph with the same title is in press. He is now writing with Professor Nils Stenseth, head of the Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Syntheses at the University of Oslo, A Short History of Plague, in Charles Rosenberg’s series “Biographies of Disease”. As of 2018 he became the first “Federico Chabod Visiting Professor” at Università degli Studi di Milano (Statale). In addition, he is organizing an exhibition at the National Library of Scotland, commemorating the Great Influenza of 1918-1920.