Converge – Covid – 19 Working Group
Itstime Working Group: COVID-19 and Viral Violence
The COVID-19 and Viral Violence Working Group focuses on empirical considerations about the relations between the COVID-19 pandemic and various forms of violence, emerging during the crisis management. The focus area consists of multidisciplinary perspectives on political extremisms taking advantage from the pandemic; violent responses to violations of the quarantine; interpersonal violence; and civil unrest against crisis management measures.
Working Group Lead
Barbara Lucini, Catholic University of Sacred Heart
Working Group Members
Maria Alvanou, Neapolis University Pafos
Giovanni Gugg, University of Naples Federico II
Learn more about CONVERGE: it is a National Science Foundation-funded initiative headquartered at the Natural Hazards Center at the University of Colorado Boulder.
Police and COVID-19: implications to consider – by Maria Chr. Alvanou
Extremist avantgarde and fake news in time of pandemic – by Barbara Lucini
The Incappucciati, disinformation, digital responsibility and global citizenship – by Giovanni Gugg