Converge

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
Email: barbara.lucini@unicatt.it

 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.

Publication:

Police and COVID-19: implications to consider – by  Maria Chr. Alvanou