Living through Coronavirus – but how much will we remember in the future?
How has everyday life changed since the Coronavirus outbreak, what will the future look like and how much will we remember of these troubled times?
Just some of the questions being asked by Stockholm’s Nordic Museum, which has been collecting people’s stories in Sweden for over a century.
The ‘Corona collection’ has received over 3,300 texts, diaries, videos and songs from people recounting their experiences of living in this pandemic, and Jörgen Löwenfeldt says how children are dealing with the crisis is of particular interest.
Click on the link to listen to the interview.
Related stories from around the North:
Arctic: Roundup of COVID-19 responses around the Arctic, Eye on the Arctic
Canada: More than 100 people refused entry to Canada’s North under COVID-19 travel bans, CBC News
Finland: First Covid-19 death reported in southwestern Finnish Lapland, Yle News
Greenland: COVID-19: Arctic science expedition postpones flight campaign after trainee tests positive for virus, Eye on the Arctic
Norway: Norwegian Arctic wilderness tourism hit particularly hard by coronavirus, The Independent Barents Observer
Russia: Almost 2,000 workers have contracted COVID-19 at this Russian Arctic construction site, The Independent Barents Observer
Sweden: WHO says Sweden’s coronavirus strategy could be ‘a future model’ post lockdowns, Radio Sweden
United States: COVID-19 pandemic raises hard questions about health disparities, says Int’l Inuit org, Eye on the Arctic