Project funding by Volkswagen Foundation for study on Corona crisis

The Volkswagen Foundation has granted project funding to Patrick Sachweh and Till Hilmar for an empirical study on the Corona Crisis. The project "Corona Crisis Narratives - Framing Economic Imaginaries post-2020 (CoroNarrate)" uses computational social science methods to interrogate how key narratives about the causes and consequences of the economic crisis resulting from the Corona pandemic are negotiated in the German and Italian public debate. Particularly, it asks determine how these societies are embracing opportunities for designing a sustainable and fair economic order.