Articles by: Carla Pascoe Leahy

Author Biography:

Dr Carla Pascoe Leahy is a historian at the University of Melbourne, Joint Editor of Studies in Oral History and Honorary Associate at Museums Victoria. As a contemporary historian, she researches the relationship between past and present understandings of motherhood, childhood, menstruation and the environment.

Eudaimonia: meditations on pandemic life

…just like becoming a parent, there is profound potentiality in the metamorphosis the coronavirus is forcing upon us. I faintly perceive that there is radical possibility in the question we are called to answer: what will we build in place of our old lives?