Parnell, Claire

University of Melbourne

Claire Parnell is a PhD candidate in Publishing and Communications at the University of Melbourne. Her research is on cultural inclusion in the book industry, and non-traditional and digital platform publishing models. She is a research assistant on the ARC Discovery Project ‘New Tastemakers and Australia’s Post-Digital Literary Culture’.


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    On 12 March 2020, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced a lockdown of Manila to stop the spread of COVID-19. The cities, provinces, and islands of the Philippines remained under various levels of community quarantine for the remainder of the year. Under the strictest lockdown measures, known as Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ), no one aged below 21 or over 60 years was allowed...Read more