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COVID-19 and Viral Violence


The COVID-19 and Viral Violence Working Group focuses on empirical considerations about the relations between the COVID-19 pandemic and various forms of violence, emerging during the crisis management. The focus area consists of multidisciplinary perspectives on political extremisms taking advantage from the pandemic; violent responses to violations of the quarantine; interpersonal violence; and civil unrest against crisis management measures.

Working Group Lead

Barbara Lucini, Catholic University of Sacred Heart

Working Group Members

Maria Alvanou, Neapolis University Pafos
Giovanni Gugg, University of Naples Federico II

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