COVID-19 and Racialized Risk Narratives in South Africa, Ghana, and Kenya
Project OverviewRapid research which brought together academics and community-based researchers in the lower- and middle-income countries (LMIC) of South Africa, Kenya and Ghana, to co-design and co-deliver research to explore the racialisation of risk narratives for preventing COVID-19 infection in their respective countries. It specifically considers the impact of the ‘black immunity’ myth.
Study DesignCritical discourse analysis
Project KeywordsRacialisation, postcolonial, infodemic, misinformation, pandemic policy
Department or Unit: Politics
Organization: University of Liverpool
- Name: AllemKiconcoTitle: DrOrganization: Witswatersrand
CONVERGE is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), Division of Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation, Program on Humans, Disasters, and the Built Environment (Award #1841338). Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the NSF.