Apocalypse Now? Initial Lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic for the Governance of Existential and Global Catastrophic Risks

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Apocalypse Now? Initial Lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic for the Governance of Existential and Global Catastrophic Risks. / Liu, Hin-Yan; Lauta, Kristian Cedervall; Maas, Matthijs Michiel.

I: Journal of International Humanitarian Legal Studies, Bind 11, Nr. 1, 2020.

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Liu, H-Y, Lauta, KC & Maas, MM 2020, 'Apocalypse Now? Initial Lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic for the Governance of Existential and Global Catastrophic Risks', Journal of International Humanitarian Legal Studies, bind 11, nr. 1.

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Liu, H-Y., Lauta, K. C., & Maas, M. M. (Accepteret/In press). Apocalypse Now? Initial Lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic for the Governance of Existential and Global Catastrophic Risks. Journal of International Humanitarian Legal Studies, 11(1).

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Liu H-Y, Lauta KC, Maas MM. Apocalypse Now? Initial Lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic for the Governance of Existential and Global Catastrophic Risks. Journal of International Humanitarian Legal Studies. 2020;11(1).

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Liu, Hin-Yan ; Lauta, Kristian Cedervall ; Maas, Matthijs Michiel. / Apocalypse Now? Initial Lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic for the Governance of Existential and Global Catastrophic Risks. I: Journal of International Humanitarian Legal Studies. 2020 ; Bind 11, Nr. 1.

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