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LEAD – LEarning from the pAst: Digitized past pandemics in Switzerland

Implementation of the data & visualization hub

At a glance

  • Project leader : Dr. Kaspar Staub
  • Co-project leader : Prof. Dr. Wibke Weber
  • Project team : Dr. Joël Floris, Dr. Oliver Grübner, Dr. Maryam Kordi, Dr. Verena Lechner
  • Project status : completed
  • Funding partner : Public sector (excl. federal government) (Kanton Zürich / Digitalisierungsinitiative DIZH (Rapid-Action-Call))
  • Project partner : Universität Zürich / Institute of Evolutionary Medicine, Universität Zürich / Department of Geography, Universität Zürich / Forschungsstelle für Sozial- und Wirtschaftsgeschichte
  • Contact person : Wibke Weber


The project LEAD is designed to meet two specific needs: - data hub providing data on past pandemics in Switzerland (1890, 1918, and 1957), publicly accessible to different target groups; - selected data stories about forgotten past pandemic experiences.

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