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Quarantine and the Genesis of Border Controls | Vanessa Grotti - Schuman Short

In this Schuman Short, Professor Vanessa Grotti explains what 'Quarantine' means and how it was born as a technique of disease containment, and later developed as a form of border control.

08/04/2021 | News - Video

In this Schuman Short, Professor Vanessa Grotti explains what 'Quarantine' means and how it was born as a technique of disease containment, and later developed as a form of border control. Vanessa Grotti is Director of the ERC-funded project 'EU Border Care', and part-time Professor at the Robert Schuman Centre.

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Quarantine and the Genesis of Border Controls | Vanessa Grotti - Schuman Short #28

Quarantine and the Genesis of Border Controls | Vanessa Grotti - Schuman Short #28

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