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COVID-19 – Resilience within society

For the first time, the DAAD invited alumni from the social sciences sector to take part in a digital meeting of professionals. The meeting entitled ‘COVID-19 – Resilience within society’ involved four renowned experts discussing the consequences of the pandemic for democracy – and expressing their hope that humanity is in a position to learn something from the crisis.


Resilience at times of Pandemic Alterations

Resilience is a key concept which intersects in several discussions in today’s world as for example the coronavirus pandemic. Will the pandemic strengthen or lower the resilience of our societies? And what do ruptured social structures and altered perceptions say about our resilience at times of adversity?