ISSN 2531-9884 (online)
"Comparative Cultural Studies-European and Latin American Perspectives" is an international peer-reviewed journal for research and interpretation concerning issues of cultural diversity, migrations, gender, ethnicity and social class in European and Latin American societies. The journal publishes articles from around the world, providing a distinctive link between scholars living and working in Europe and Latin America, reinforced by the double coordination assured by the University of Florence, Italy, and the University of Coahuila, Mexico. The interdisciplinary dimension includes cultural and social anthropology, history, European and Latin American literature, sociology, psycho-pedagogical studies, economic and political sciences, communication, geography and international relations. The Journal is a biannual electronic publication of free access.
Giovanna Campani, Università di Firenze, Italy
Francesco Gervasi, Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila, Mexico
THE ROLE OF RELIGIONS AND RELIGIOSITIES AGAINST THE NEW CHALLENGES OF GLOBAL RISK SOCIETIES: THE CASE OF COVID19 n.12/2021
Coordinated by: Francesco Gervasi (Facultad de Ciencias de la Comunicación, Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila, México)
Simona Scotti (Editor-in-chief of the Journal Religioni e Società and expert in Sociology of religions at the University of Florence)
"Comparative Cultural Studies" opens up a wide reflection on the impact of the pandemic in different contexts from a political, sociological, anthropological point of view, through a comparison between European countries and the Latin American ones ...
Our point of view is that, to analyse complex phenomena such as pandemics, it is necessary to make experts from different disciplines work together, not only mathematicians and epidemiologists, but also sociologists, urban planners, migration experts, anthropologists, gender scholars ... Some questions are more urgent than others. What are the risks to democracy? What are the economic consequences of the pandemic?
How can a democratic and community response to the global health challenge be articulated, other than by a blank delegation to technical committees? Are there "positive" examples of collective reaction?
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Vol 4, No 8 (2019)
Published December 2, 2019