Politics and Economy of the Coronavirus Pandemic in Historical Perspective
A Webinar with Vinay Lal
Keywords:Coronavirus, Colonialism, globalization, technology, nationalism
In this webinar Vinay Lal discusses the coronavirus pandemic from a historical perspective. He argues that although there have always been pandemics the present one is historically unprecedented with respect to the massive scope of state intervention. He further discusses how modern states with their advanced healthcare systems could not deal with the viral disease. He also sheds some light on how technology and globalization are related to the pandemic.
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