" French-speaking international network: PoSoc 19. The network will analyze the political and legal recompositions of states and political regimes in the face of Covid 19. Already 170 colleagues from 45 countries on 5 continents participate in this network. "
Funding: Seeking funding
Comment: French-speaking international network: PoSoc 19. The network will analyze the political and legal recompositions of states and political regimes in the face of Covid 19. Already 170 colleagues from 45 countries on 5 continents participate in this network. Six workshops: 1 - Multi-level (national, regional and local) anti-pandemic and anti-crisis policies, in their political, economic and social dimensions, taking into account public and private actors and the consequences of these policies (freedoms, public finances, reorganisation of work and services, etc.). 2 - Cultural specificities and discursive constructions: religious aspect, trust or not in political decision-makers or experts, consultation or authoritarian decision-making, mechanisms for producing expiatory culprits/complots/, etc. fake news 3 - Public health and health safety policies: What measures have been taken? By whom: politicians, experts, citizens, opposition groups? The effects? The influence of good practices, civil liberties, the state of health emergency, debates between different desirable or possible health policies; vulnerable people, de-confinement measures, etc... 4 - The crisis and geopolitical relations: International relations, geopolitical developments, management of ongoing conflicts, role and image of China, Trump's foreign policy... 5 - International and regional organizations and States: and their role in the fight against the pandemic: WHO, United Nations, IMF World Bank, European Union, African Union, 6 - Multilevel economic governance, local, national and global: Effect on globalization, on international trade. The debate on the "relocation" of production, on large companies, etc. Unemployment, socio-economic fragility, etc., are the main causes of the crisis.
Jean-Michel De Waele, Professor