Selected Resources

                                                                 World Health Organization

 Coronavirus disease (COVID 19) advice for the Public: Mythbusters.

Vaccine Equity Declaration: Call to Action.

Covid-19 Vaccines /Explainers.


                                                             Scholarly Dispatches and NGO Archives

Bermant, Laia Soto; Nikolai Ssorin-Chaikov Eds. (2020) Forum on COVID-19 Pandemic. Social Anthropology 28 (2). 19 May.

Black Health Alliance, Toronto, Canada.Perspectives on Health & Well-Being in Black Communities in Toronto: Experiences through COVID-19.

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Our Social and Economic Analysis of COVID-19.

Dakshin Foundation, Bengaluru, India. Lockdown Response: Lockdown and Indian Fisheries.

Das, Veena and Naveeda Khan, eds. (2020) Covid-19 and Student Focused Concerns: Threats and Possibilities. American Ethnologist website May 1 2020.

Dispatches: Stories from the Long Lockdown and Life Under Covid-19. Azim Preji University, Bangalore, India.

Ethnography In/Of the Pandemic. Ethnography Lab, University of Toronto.

Fieldsights, Editor’s Forum. COVID 19. Society for Cultural Anthropology.

Higgins, Rylan, Emily Martin and Maria Vesperi, Eds.. (2020) An Anthropology of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Anthropology Now 12(1). (25 June, Online).

Hyde, Sandra and Laurie Willis (2020) Balancing the Quotidian: Precarity, Care and Pace in Anthropology’s Storytelling. Medical Anthropology 39(4): 297-304.

Medizinethnologie. Körper, Gesundheit und Heilung in einer globalisierten Welt. Working Group in Medical Anthropology, German Anthropological Association,

Munro, Jenny and Gerhard Hoffstaedter (Posted 2020) COVID-19 and “medical citizenship”: How the pandemic is generating new forms of belonging and exclusion. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Accessed 25 January 2022.

Royal Society of Canada. Impact of COVID_19 in Racialized Communities. A Collection of Essays. May 2021.

Shamsher, Samra, Todd Schneberk, Dennis Hsieh, and Philippe Bourgois, (2020) Interpersonal and Structural Violence in the Wake of COVID-19. American Journal of Public Health 110, 1659_1661.

Singer, M., & Rylko-Bauer, B. (2021). The Syndemics and Structural Violence of the COVID Pandemic: Anthropological Insights on a Crisis, Open Anthropological Research, 1(1), 7-32.

Somatosphere, Series: Dispatches from the Pandemic. *Engelmann, Lucas # COVID 19 The Spectacle of Real-Time Surveillance. March 6, 2020.

Team, Victoria and Lenore Manderson. (2020). How COVID-19 Reveals Structures of Vulnerability. Medical Anthropology. 39 (8): 671-674. (27 October, online).


                                                                    Climate and Pandemic

Human Rights Watch. 2021. Canada: Disastrous Impact of Extreme Heat. October 5, 2021. Accessed October 9:      extreme-heat

Mulholland M. (2020). A Moment of Intersecting Crises: Climate Justice in the Era of Coronavirus. Development (Society for International Development), 1–5. Advance online publication.

Phillips, C.A., Caldas, A., Cleetus, R. et al. (2020) Compound climate risks in the COVID-19 pandemic. Nat. Clim. Chang.10, 586–588.

Rushing,  Keith and Jessica Knoblauch | February 10, 2021 Justice During COVID and Climate Change. Earth Justice, USA.

USA Centres For Disease Control and Prevention, Natural Disasters, Severe Weather and COVID-19, Eng/Esp, Accessed January 25, 2022.

Walton, D., J. Arrighi, M.K. van Aalst, and M. Claudet (2021). The compound impact of extreme weather events and COVID-19.
An update of the number of people affected and a look at the humanitarian implications in selected contexts. IFRC, Geneva. 34 pp.


                                                                            COVID-19 Dashboards

Babalola, S., Krenn, S., Rosen, JG., Serlemitsos, E., Shaivitz, M., Storey, D., Tsang, S., Tseng, TY., Shattuck, D. COVID Behaviors Dashboard. Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs in collaboration with Facebook Data for Good, Delphi Group at Carnegie Mellon University, University of Maryland Social Data Science Center, Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network. Published September 2021.

COVID-19 Dashboards

Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center (CRC): COVID-19 Map: Dong E, Du H, Gardner L. An interactive web-based dashboard to track COVID-19 in real time. Lancet Infect Dis; published online Feb 19.

Patel, Neel (2020) The best, and the worst, of the coronavirus dashboards. MIT Technology Review. March 6, 2020.


                                                                 Indigenous Peoples (Selected Resources)

Carroll, S. R., Rodriguez-Lonebear, D., Akee, R., Lucchesi, A., and Richards, J. R. (2020c). Indigenous Data in the COVID-10 Pandemic: Straddling Erasure, Terrorism, and Sovereignty. Social Science Research Council, Items: Insights from the Social Sciences. Available online at:

Cormack, D., and Paine, S.-J. (2020). Dear Epidemiology: A Letter From Two Māori Researchers. The Pantograph Punch. Available online at:

Russo, Carroll Stephanie; Akee Randall, Chung Pyrou, Cormack Donna, Kukutai Tahu, Lovett Raymond, Suina Michele, Rowe Robyn K. (2021) Indigenous Peoples’ Data During COVID-19: From External to Internal Frontiers in Sociology 6: 617895.

del Pino, S., and Camacho, A. (2020). Considerations on Indigenous Peoples, Afro-Descendants, and Other Ethnic Groups During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Washington, DC: Pan American Health Organization. Available online at:

Dias, I. (2020). When COVID-19 Came to the Kuikurro. Slate. Available online at:

Hiraldo, D., James, K., and Carroll, S. R. (2021). Indigenous sovereignty in a pandemic: tribal codes in the United States as preparedness. Front Sociol. Race Ethnicity. 6, 1–9. doi: 10.3389/fsoc.2021.617995

Indigenous Rap on the Pandemic and Coronavirus.
Brazilian Indigenous Rap in Response to Covid-19.

Kitatipithitamak Mithwayawin: Indigenous-Led planning and Responses to Covid-19 and other Pandemics. Then, Now, and Into the Future. Myrle Ballard, Stephane McLachlan, Ramona Neckoway. University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada.

Te Ropu Whakakaupapa Urutã. (2020). Media. Available online at:

United Nations Declaration of Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Article 5: Emergencies
Indigenous Rights in Times of Emergency. March 2020.

Yellowhead Institute, COVID-19. First Nations Perspectives.
Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada. Available Online: