Deborah Giustini

Visiting Professor at KU Leuven, Belgium
The University of Manchester, UK
Discussion – Key Debates, Viewpoints & Interviews

Theorising – Crises? What Crises? Conceptualising Breakdowns in Practice Theory

2020, issue 45, Deborah Giustini: As I type this piece, Belgium is transitioning to its second week of lockdown to counteract the increasing Covid-19 infections. Leuven, a vibrant town usually buzzing with university classes, research events, and cultural highlights, has gone silent. One just has to venture outside, in the quarantined streets, to register how everyday activities grow quieter by the day.

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