The Special Issue brushes on the governance of Covid–19 pandemic in Europe from an
interdisciplinary perspective. In general, the Special Issue aims to reflect on different regimes of regulation, namely legal, ethical, political and administrative responses to Covid-19 as well as on the different experiences within Europe.
In particular, but not restricted to, the following topics are of interest:
➔ Reflection on best practice/worst practice in single European countries as well as
➔ Indicators and measurements of health risks and the associated societal and economic
➔ Risk management: different levels, phases of Covid-19 response and patterns, problems
and learning in and through crises with focus on the role of administration, health
authorities, emergency services, law enforcement and security services among others;
➔ Technological answers and counterstrategies in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic
and their societal consequences (COVID-Apps, databases and data management,
digital services, contract tracing and tracking);
➔ Societal understanding of risk and uncertainty in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic;
risk awareness, risk avoidance and coping strategies.
Interested researchers are invited tohand in their articles until 31.12.2021 via the website of the European Journal for Security Research: https://www.springer.com/journal/41125. More information can be found here.