COVID-19 Conspiracy Theories in Slovenia




conspiracy theory, COVID-19, narrative, semiotics, digital culture


The article discusses conspiracy theories concerned with the global crisis triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic in Slovenia based on material collected from the Internet and during fieldwork. Content is examined using the well-established foundations of conspiracy theories, the semiotics of the conspiracy theories, and their mythological structure. Pandemic-related conspiracy stories appear to emerge from already established conspiracy narratives, linking them to a bigger and imminent threat to the health and freedom of humanity, believed to be perpetrated by conspiring evil forces.


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2022-10-12 — Updated on 2022-10-28


How to Cite

Radomirović Maček, K., & Babič, S. (2022). COVID-19 Conspiracy Theories in Slovenia. Studia Mythologica Slavica, 25. (Original work published October 12, 2022)