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Good news from our partner in New Zealand: On 14 May the university can open again. Find  a message from Vice-Chancellor Professor Harlene Hayne: here We are happy, that students can again enjoy the beautiful the campus in Dunedin. This is how it looked during lockdown: For current information
There is no new experience in society without immediate comment by experts on consequences – intended ones and unintended ones as well. After a few weeks of online teaching a new term has made already its career: zoom fatigue and there is a good explanation why we may feel
(on Alfred W. Crosby, America’s Forgotten Pandemic: The Influenza of 1918, Cambridge University Press, 2003; originally published as Epidemic and Peace, 1918. Greenwood Press 1976) The Spanish Flu of 1918 seems to be, at least in the American press, the most commonly invoked historical comparison and the place where lessons for Covid-19
The EMGS partner universities have developed a number of strategies to deal with the Coronovirus crisis. We give an overview of the different regulations here. Leipzig University postponed the start of face-to-face lectures and classes in the summer semester 2020 – initially until 4 May. Most university services are