Let's talk podcast: Dr. Keck discusses the origins and implications of the COVID-19 pandemic
April 24, 2020
We recently spoke to social anthropologist Dr. Frédéric Keck, one of the world’s leading authorities on the boundaries between humans and animals.
In this podcast, Dr. Keck discusses different cultural perspectives on what it means to be a human or an animal. He also explains how these differences affect the likelihood of a new infectious disease arising from a new pathogen, as well as how different cultures respond when an outbreak like the current COVID-19 pandemic occurs.
Let’s Talk: Social Anthropologist Frédéric Keck on the Coronavirus
April 28, 2020
(This article was first published on March 10, 2020. It has been updated to reflect recent developments.)
Frédéric Keck is director of research at France’s National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) and director of the Social Anthropology Laboratory. With funding from the AXA
Keep on moving; managing cargo risk during the COVID-19 outbreak
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