Tag: State of Emergency

Declaring Crime to be a Public Health Emergency: Trinidad & Tobago Out Front

Maximilian C. Forte , July 22nd, 2022


When it should be that the declaration of a public health emergency is itself the crime. “There are efforts being made to ensure that countries respond in the…


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The State of Emergency, Coercive Medicine, and Academia

Maximilian C. Forte , December 1st, 2021


“Two weeks to flatten the curve,” is what we heard across Canada1 just after March 11, 2020, when the World Health Organization unilaterally declared a global “pandemic” according to…


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A Life of Struggle: Imam Yasin Abu Bakr

Maximilian C. Forte , October 24th, 2021


On Thursday, October 21, 2021, just after 9:00pm, Imam Yasin Abu Bakr of the Jama’at al-Muslimeen of Trinidad and Tobago, passed away at the age of 80. He…


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Your Life is Data – Wie erleben Studierende die Pandemie? (#WitnessingCorona)

Jenny Rosenberg , June 11th, 2021


Hide Press Release (2 Less Words) Laura Siebert Mein Leben als Material für meine anthropologische Forschung? Genau diesen Ansatz verfolgt die sogenannte Autoethnographie. Dabei bilden die autobiograp…


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After a Year of Being Locked Down

Maximilian C. Forte , May 17th, 2021


Nobody (as far as I know) has commented on how hard this year of lockdowns has been on university professors. That’s good: nobody should. Many millions of workers…


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Emerging from Lockdown: “Moral pioneering” in Everyday Practices for Women in Europe and North America (#WitnessingCorona)

Jenny Rosenberg , July 13th, 2020


Hide Press Release (2 Less Words) Sydney Howe   As Europe and North America begin to ease lockdown restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic, this essay looks broadly at…


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When “Slow Violence” Collides with Visceral Hunger – COVID-19 and the Current and Future Food System of Cape Town, South Africa (#WitnessingCorona)

Jenny Rosenberg , June 29th, 2020


Hide Press Release (9 Less Words) Gareth Haysom African Centre for Cities, University of Cape Town   The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated both the unsustainability and the fragility…


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Pandemic, Democratic Death, and Antifragility in Contemporary Italy: A Personal Reflection (#WitnessingCorona)

Jenny Rosenberg , June 19th, 2020


Hide Press Release (2 Less Words) Annamaria Fantauzzi   This article aims to reflect on how dying and the perception of death in the COVID-19 pandemic have changed…


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Future-making on Hold: Pandemic Audio Diaries from two Rift Valley Lakes in Kenya (#WitnessingCorona)

Karoline Buchner , June 5th, 2020


Hide Press Release (5 Less Words) Anna Lisa Ramella, Martin Zillinger   In this post, we share the accounts of our research partners from Lake Baringo and Lake…


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Government, Church, and the Community of Believers: Managing the Coronavirus in Ethiopia during Easter Time (#WitnessingCorona)

Karoline Buchner , June 3rd, 2020


Hide Press Release (2 Less Words) Alice Colombo   When the coronavirus enters Ethiopia The first time I heard somebody talking about the coronavirus in Ethiopia was in…


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#StayAwake in the Time of Pandemic: A Case of Anti-Government Protests in Slovenia (#WitnessingCorona)

Karoline Buchner , May 22nd, 2020


Hide Press Release (3 Less Words) Ziga Podgornik Jakil   Almost every Saturday afternoon in the past two months, the so called ‘Hygiene-Demo’ takes place at the Rosa…


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What COVID-19 Reveals about Borders and Citizenship: Europe’s Migrants on Their Way Back Home (#WitnessingCorona)

Karoline Buchner , May 18th, 2020


Hide Press Release (2 Less Words) Tunay Altay   Travel restrictions became a global response to combat the spread of COVID-19. According to an analysis from April 2020…


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Wenn aus Tätern Opfer werden: Freilassung von Gefangenen wegen des Coronavirus in Argentinien (#WitnessingCorona)

Karoline Buchner , May 15th, 2020


Hide Press Release (2 Less Words) Kim Radestock   Strikte Quarantäne in Buenos Aires. Copyright: Kim Radestock.   SARS-CoV-2 hat die gesamte Welt in einen Ausnahmezustand versetzt. Jed…


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Teaching in the Times of Corona: Structural Inequalities and the Limitations of Online Pedagogy in North East India (#WitnessingCorona)

Karoline Buchner , May 13th, 2020


Hide Press Release (2 Less Words) Achuth Ajit   The COVID-19 pandemic has gravitated a shift in teaching practices across the world. The fear of contagion and the…


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“We Cannot Afford to Take Any Risks”: Refugees in Indonesia under Self-Isolation amidst COVID-19 Pandemic (#WitnessingCorona)

Karoline Buchner , May 11th, 2020


Hide Press Release (3 Less Words) Mahardhika Sjamsoe’oed Sadjad   Image 1: Refugees in Medan making facemasks for an initiative led by a local non-profit organization that covers…


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Limiting Life for an Unlimited Time – A Student’s Perspective (#WitnessingCorona)

Karoline Buchner , May 8th, 2020


Hide Press Release (2 Less Words) Eva Steinberger   “It feels like we are in a puzzle. But there are missing pieces, so there is no way to…


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Positioniertheit im Gesundheitsnotstand: Wahrnehmungen, Auslassungen und Bewertungen im Kontext von Ebola und Corona (#WitnessingCorona)

Karoline Buchner , April 29th, 2020


Hide Press Release (2 Less Words) Anne Menzel   „Es ist wohl auch zu spät. Das Virus hat sich so weit verbreitet, dass es kaum noch hülfe, einzelne…


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Silent Encroachments: Counting and grappling with Covid-19 in unequal Brazil (#WitnessingCorona)

Max Schnepf , March 27th, 2020


Hide Press Release (2 Less Words) Moisés Kopper Life, as we know, has been abruptly disrupted. In Brazil, talk about the coronavirus and the mechanics of contagion and…


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The Voice of Hunger, Part 1

Oguz Alyanak , June 27th, 2017


A Two Part Series on Lives Sacrificed under Turkey’s State of Emergency For Nuriye, Semih and many other brave souls who choose to carry on… Part 1: The…


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