Discover Society: The Covid-19 Chronicles

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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Race, intersectionality and Covid-19

Race, intersectionality and Covid-19

Ashlee Christoffersen The disproportionate impacts of Covid-19 on Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) people in the UK (both within and outwith the medical professions) have sparked critical commentary, an evidence submission, and an official inquiry (headed by a ‘controversial’ figure [...]

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It could happen here

It could happen here

Sophie Harman It couldn’t happen here. A one-off event, at first as big as the 2008 financial crisis, and then equal to if not bigger than the end of the Second World War. Unique in its reach, impact, and cause. Locking [...]

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