A picture of Professor and Director of Edge Hill’s Institute of Social Responsibility Jo Crotty.
Professor Jo Crotty

Professor and Director of Edge Hill’s Institute of Social Responsibility (ISR) Jo Crotty has shared her thoughts on the ramifications of the collapse of the soviet union in the latest episode of The Conversation’s Anthill podcast.

In part five of their ‘RecoverySeries’ Professor Crotty looks at the post-Soviet transition from communism to capitalism and draws parallels with current events focussing on the huge job losses and damage to the economy expected as a result of lockdown.

Professor Crotty has also written an article for The Conversation exploring the same themes, click here to read it.

Learn more about the work of Edge Hill’s Institute of Social Responsibility here – www.edgehill.ac.uk/isr/. Check back when the lockdown is lifted to attend one of the ISR’s seminars, workshops and lectures which were held on a regular basis.

For more expert analysis of current events take a look at articles Edge Hill academics have written for The Conversation by clicking here. Throughout lockdown, the ISR has also been running a blog space where experts give their thoughts on Covid-19 and current events, click here to take a look at the latest blogs.