One Health Today. Two lectures with Jakob Zinsstag and Jean-Philippe Pierron


Event details

Date 01.12.2021
Hour 17:0019:00
Speaker Jakob Zinsstag (Swiss TPH) and Jean-Philippe Pierron (LIR3S UNI Burgundy).
Category Conferences - Seminars
Event Language French, English

The conference One Health Today is a public event inside the framework of the International PhD Seminar Designing cities in a changing world: towards an Urban One Health approach. The event will present the lectures of Jakob Zinsstag (Swiss TPH) and Jean-Philippe Pierron (LIR3S UNI Burgundy).

Jakob Zinsstag, veterinarian, is Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Basel and deputy head of department of Epidemiology and Public Health at the Swiss TPH, where he leads a research group on the interface of human and animal health with a focus on health of nomadic people and control of zoonoses in developing countries under the paradigm of “one health”.

Jean-Philippe Pierron, PhD in philosophy, is Professor of moral philosophy and applied ethics at the University of Burgundy. Influenced by hermeneutics and the philosophy of existence, his work focuses on the moral of imagery within medical and environmental ethics. He is the author of Prendre soin de la nature et des humains.

Place: Archizoom SG 1212, Campus EPFL, Switzerland
Covid certificate or EPFL temporary pass required. 


Practical information

  • Informed public
  • Free


  • EDAR by Habitat Research Center (EPFL), Laboratory of Urbanism (EPFL), Faculty of Architecture of the University of Liège (Belgium), Institute of Global Health (UNIGE), School of Health Sciences Fribourg (HES-SO), in the frame of Swissuniversities Program.


  • MER Elena Cogato Lanza  [email protected]Habitat Research Center HRC ENAC EPFL  habitat 

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