Where have all the people gone? Reconstructing daily life during the Corona Crisis

How are your daily routines affected by social distancing measures? How do you keep in touch with friends and family? What government regulations are the most difficult to follow? And why?

A totally empty Amager Torv (square in central Copenhagen) on 30 March 2020. Photo: Romina Forte Nerán
A totally empty Amager Torv (square in central Copenhagen) on 30 March 2020. Photo: Romina Forte Nerán

On March 11th, the Danish government closed down schools, universities, and set in motion other distancing strategies designed to keep us physically apart. These measures suddenly changed the daily lives for millions of Danes and raise an important question: How have the distancing regulations impacted social relationships, family life, well-being, and mental health?

You can help us find out!

Participate in the survey here

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All participants will be asked to fill out a diary-like survey where you share details of your activities from the previous day. The survey takes approximately 15-20 minutes to complete.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Researchers

Name Title Phone E-mail
Merlin Schaeffer Associate Professor +4535331692 E-mail
Seamus Anthony Power Associate Professor +4535332576 E-mail
Thomas Morton Professor +4535326356 E-mail

Funded by:

The survey is funded by the Faculty of Social Sciences' emergency grants allocated for research on societal aspects of Covid-19.

Project: Where have all the people gone? Reconstructing daily life during the Corona Crisis
Period:  2020-

Contact

Merlin Schaeffer
Department of Sociology
Mail: mesc@soc.ku.dk
Phone: +45 35 33 16 92

Follow the study

The projektet has its own blog, which is updated with new results from the survey:
KU Corona Diary Blog

External members:

Name Title
Dr. Jan Paul Heisig Berlin Social Science Centre