As part of the Red May festival in Seattle, Laleh Khalili was interviewed by Philip Wohlstetter on her newest book (and other works as well).
Sophie Harman and Annie Wilkinson consider how simple COVID-19 prevention methods in slums and informal settlements are often difficult or impossible to administer.
Conflicts exacerbate inequalities that have already been brought to light by COVID-19. In this video, Dr Andreas Papamichail (Queen Mary University of London) discusses how weakened health systems will hinder the response to the virus, the increased risks faced by vulnerable populations, and how the dynamics of conflict can become wrapped up in responses to the pandemic.
Cristina Dragomir writes about how the largest national lockdown in India’s history has affected a nomadic community in Tamil Nadu.
Sophie Harman and Daniel Ketto of the Raino Initiative talk about the lessons learned from Ebola for COVID-19.
An initiative of International Political Sociology scholars across national and institutional boundaries, which aims at fostering collaborations between researchers working in IPS.
Laleh Khalili’s talk at Harvard Graduate School of Design on tankers as a precursor of container shipping is now online and can be viewed here.
In response to a piece by David Beaumont, Rowan Lubbock reflects on the political economy of the current pandemic and the role of politics, capital and struggle in shaping a possible post-COVID-19 world.
Angus McNelly’s newest publication analyses how the insertion of Bolivia into the global market as a primary commodity producer has revealed the internal social struggles over economic development in Bolivia under Evo Morales.
Toby Greene’s newest publication reflects on how a civilizationist version of European identity – increasingly invoked on the radical right – frames Europe as representing ‘Judeo-Christian’ values in opposition to non-European cultures, especially Islam.