corona perspectives

Corona perspectives: The global refugee community and the Covid-19 pandemic

What does the pandemic mean for the 71 million forcibly displaced people in the world? How do you practice social distancing if you live in a tent with 20 other people? How do you wash your hands regularly if there is no running water?

Please see the New York Times article for a discussion of the situation in some of the most vulnerable communities in the world.

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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