Zhou Ruirui

Research Associate, Centre of Globalisation and Governance, Hamburg University

Zhou Ruirui is currently a research associate at Hamburg University's Centre of Globalisation and Governance, and PhD candidate at the university's School of Sociology and Economics. She mainly researches on cultural policy, cultural policy comparison, discourse analysis, globalisation and localisation of culture.

Passers-by pass by a shop in Via Paolo Sarpi, the commercial street of the Chinese district of Milan on 30 January 2020. (Miguel Medina/AFP)

Covid-19: Racist behaviour must not go unchecked in Europe

Stories of race-related incidents have crawled out of the woodwork and spread almost as fast and venomously as the coronavirus itself. Zhou Ruirui of the Centre of Globalisation and Governance at Hamburg University says it’s time for some self-reflection.