Artemis Fyssa

is a doctoral researcher at the University of Basel within the research project ‘Infrastructure Space and the Future of Migration Management: The EU Hotspots in the Mediterranean Borderscape.’


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Politics of abandonment

Refugees on Greek islands during the coronavirus crisis

Social distancing is impossible when 1200 people share a single tap. The Greek government is using the pandemic to segregate refugees from citizens but hasn’t provided the means for prevention. If this politics of abandonment continues, grossly overcrowded camps will become death traps. The Eurozine miniseries reports from Greece.