Kategorie: #socialdistancingmatters

The thread #socialdistancingmatters critically considers the global effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on social relations, ranging from personal contacts to institutional and transnational configurations. The first contributions to this thread come from the inaugural edition of CATSarena, published by the Centre for Asian and Transcultural Studies in Heidelberg, Germany.

Palsy-Walsy and Extremely Surly Social Distancing

By Prem Poddar. As the uncertainty of the interregnum stretches and seems as pliable as a virus-stained concertina, I cannot go anytime soon to my cottage in the multikulti hills of the Himalayas on the Indian side. It is a fortune shared by a considerable number of folks stuck elsewhere and everywhere on this beleaguered planet.