The Long 2020: Reflections of Epidemiological Times

Books by Fellows

This book looks at the current crises of life and livelihood following the global epidemiological crisis and various strategies to manage them as a long unfolding of past trends and future possibilities of epidemiological governance, restructuring of global economy, public health, systems of protection and care and the role of state in that, and precarities of the migrants and the refugees. It brings together scholars from different fields to think of our present in the time of COVID-19 pandemic in a longer temporal frame. The essays compiled in this book investigate issues mentioned above, covering a period from the colonial past to the postcolonial present with an aim towards encouraging scholarly debates on protection, care and justice. [Read more about the book on the publisher's website.]

The volume is the outcome of the project The Long 2020 conducted at the Mahanirban Calcutta Research Group during 2020–2021, funded by The Institute for Human Sciences (IWM), Vienna, Austria, under its project ‘Migration and Forced Migration Studies with Particular Focus on South Asia and its European-Asian Dimension (2019–2021)’, in collaboration with the Calcutta Research Group (CRG).

Editors: Subhas Ranjan Chakraborty ; Paula Banerjee ; Kaustubh Mani Sengupta