Unpacking and undoing 'the crisis': database activism for strange times

Nolas, Melissa, Varvantakis, Christos, Chalkidou, Aspa, Corble, Alice and Apgar, Marina (2020) Unpacking and undoing 'the crisis': database activism for strange times. Discover Society.

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What is the role of social scientists (broadly defined) in times of crisis? How do we document, historicize, analyse and archive experiences at times of crisis? And how do we do it in a climate of anti-intellectualism on the one hand and information overload on the other? What might actually be meaningful in the long-run? Should we be creating new data or might there be a case to be made for pooling and organising existing scholarship? These are questions that have preoccupied us for some time now, starting with the so-called ‘Greek crisis’, and in response to which we set up to archeio/the archive project.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: Professional Services > Library
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Date Deposited: 08 Nov 2021 09:36
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2021 09:45
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/102746

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