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Corona perspectives: An unequal pandemic

In an interview in the Swedish newspaper Svenska Dagbladet, Oxford philosopher Amia Srinivasan talks about the Covid-19 pandemic. She believes that the crisis that the pandemic has exposed has been going on for a long time, and that those who will suffer the hardest are the ones who are already having the most trouble. Read more:


The New York Times highlights the same problem in an article about some of the 70 million people living as refugees worldwide. How do you isolate yourself when you live in a tent with 20 others? How do you wash your hands regularly when there is no running water?


Concurrences in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies monitors the Covid-19 pandemic

There is little doubt that the Covid-19 pandemic affects communities and nations across the world in different ways, and that the world’s poor are going to experience this crisis much more keenly than people belonging to affluent communities. As a postcolonial research centre, Linnaeus University Centre for Concurrences in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies will help monitor the development of the crisis. At the centre's web page above, you will find research and opinion pieces that highlight the dispersed and uneven impact of the crisis in Swedish and global society.

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