Discover Society: The Covid-19 Chronicles

The Brazilian Perfect Storm

The Brazilian Perfect Storm

Rogério Gimenes Giugliano In the midst of the global pandemic and the inevitable economic fallout that comes with it, Brazil is experiencing an acute political crisis. The dramatic humanitarian health crisis, deserving of the nation's full attention, has given way to [...]

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COVID19 ‒ Finding a Cure Together

COVID19 ‒ Finding a Cure Together

A. Verena Eireiner Novel challenges call for creative solutions. As the COVID-19 pandemic keeps a tight grip on societies and economies around the world, researchers are racing to develop vaccines and treatments. But not just scientists are working on a cure [...]

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A Positive Side to COVID-19 Xenophobia

A Positive Side to COVID-19 Xenophobia

Tony V Pham Non-anthropologists sometimes mythologize ethnography as the alluring product of lone wolf research. In preparation for an upcoming year of Fogarty International Center funded ethnographic research, I soaked-in the voluminous ethnography which captured the intersection between Nepali traditional healers [...]

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