La scienza in discussione: tempi e luoghi per produrre e confrontare argomenti


  • Riccardo Morri



Questioning Science: Times and Places to Produce and Apply Topics

The sars-cov-2 virus pandemic has been forced the scientific community a strong effort in order to
understand causes and to imagine possible solutions which could reduce negative effects. This is also a
geographical matter of course, but geographers’ ways of participation are related to geography’s public
position in different societies and countries, too.
The paper underlines general research difficulties in facing this particular health and social emergency
and it highlights the specific intervention areas for geographers. Then paper proposes first
considerations about times and spaces of research in relation to historical lack of significant
participation of geographers in Italian public context because of both past and present scientific and
educational choices.