The generation of millennials (born in the 1980s and 1990s) treats their apartments as an intimate, fiercely guarded world. Unlike the generation of their parents and grandparents, these people prefer to meet with friends in public space, where everyone can feel at home, says cultural anthropologist Professor Wojciech Burszta.
The shape of the world after the pandemic depends on our choices. And we are facing several alternatives: science or populism, openness or closure, solidarity or elitism. Nothing is decided yet, Robert Firmhofer, director of the Copernicus Science Centre, says in an interview with PAP.
A pioneering research project to support governments, policy makers, healthcare workers and experts in making decisions and taking measures during the coronavirus pandemic is being launched by an International team of scientists and coordinated by the University of Silesia in Katowice.