How corona kills people, and how it can save humanity

Crises turn the unthinkable into reality. They turn drops into waterfalls. They dust off the things that we wouldn’t dare to look at. Crises are as painful, as they are useful. As dangerous as they are promising: the panic that arises during a crisis is an opportunity to carry out plans, that have long been on the shelf, for those in power. During previous crises, that ended badly.

Roanne van Voorst (PhD) is Anthropologist of the Future and affiliated to the International Institute for Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University Rotterdam

And now, it’s our turn.

Roanne has conducted extensive fieldwork in slums, where Corona is now spreading fast. She has written several books about her experiences — academic (in English) and non-fiction (in Dutch and Indonesian)

Loneliness kills.

Anthropologist of the Future, internationally published author & public speaker

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