Webinar Video: Slavery, Race and Covid-19

The fifth webinar in our COVID-19 Response Group series, Slavery, Race and COVID-19 took place on May 19th, 2020.


An audio recording of the session may also be found on the Moore Institute’s Soundcloud.


Webinar Overview

The unfolding coronavirus crisis has revealed deep structures of inequality manifested in the death toll in the United States and other countries. This seminar examines patterns of racism and legacies of slavery that have informed the pandemic, especially in the US and UK.


  • Enrico Dal Lago (History, NUI Galway)
  • Eric Foner (History, Columbia University)
  • Koritha Mitchell (English, Ohio State University)
  • Kerry Sinanan (English, University of Texas at  San Antonio)

The session is chaired by Moore Institute Director, Prof Dan Carey, and was streamed live on Zoom, Facebook, and on FlirtFM radio.