Articles on

Covid 19

Public Policy

Borders and the State in Light of Covid-19: The Moroccan-Spanish Border (Arabic)

Azzeddine Faraa examines the impact of Covid-19 on Moroccan-Spanish border relations and the subsequent economic and political consequences. Available in Arabic.
Research

Borders Roundtable: Sneaking through holes to forbidden paradise in the age of COVID-19

Palestinian workers, dependent on crossing into Israel for work, have faced new challenges amid COVID19.
News + Media

Call for Submissions: Borders and the State in Light of Covid-19

In this round table, we invite critical scholars of borders to reflect on the question of borders and the state in light of the SARS-COV-2 pandemic response.
Public Policy

Borders Roundtable: Policing the Virus: Race, Risk, and the Politics of Containment in Morocco and the United States

From Morocco to the United States, existing physical, social, legal, and economic barriers are compounded by the virus.
Research

Diplomacy of Masks: China and the Crisis of Populism in South America

Paul Amar explores China's role in South American politics and development in light of COVID19, focusing on how the country leverages right and left leaning policies in the region to aid in its extractive model of cooperation.
Research

COVID-19: Global Solidarity or Retrenchment?

While the COVID19 pandemic has united the world in common concern, it has also exposed fault lines between rich and poor countries and magnified the inequalities in the world system and structures of global power.