After the Pandemic: Some Social, Political, and Economic Impacts


June 4, 2020 :: Dr. Trevor Harrison
Moderated by SACPA administrator

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues its relentless path across the world, politicians, policy-makers, and pundits have begun thinking of the world that comes after. What are likely to be the short, medium, and long-term impacts on society resulting from Covid-19? How will it change the economy, politics, society at large? Which of these will be temporary and which more permanent?

This talk will explore some of these possible changes and the policy changes that should be considered as a result.

Speaker: Dr. Trevor Harrison

Dr. Trevor Harrison is a Professor of Sociology at the University of Lethbridge and Director of Parkland Institute. He was born and raised in Edmonton. He holds a B.A. from the University of Winnipeg, an M.A. from the University of Calgary, and a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Alberta.

His broad areas of specialty include political sociology, political economy, and public policy. In addition to numerous journal articles and book chapters, Dr. Harrison is the author, co-author, or co-editor of nine books. His op-ed columns frequently appear in both local and national newspapers.

Date and time: Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 10 am

YouTube Live link: https://youtu.be/opZaLsvhgFg

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