Christina Makri is an MPhil student of Neuroscience. She’s the president of the Art Society at Lucy Cavendish and an editor for the Cavendish Chronicle. She’s currently based in Cambridge, but completed her undergraduate degree in London. Her present research centres on the influence of bilingualism on sound perception. When she’s not working on her experiments, she spends most of her time writing stories or composing music. Christina loves to discuss art, music, mythology, (Japanese & Korean) literature and ghosts. You can contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter at @aliXe_music
In Edward Burne-Jones’ Love Among the Ruins, 1870-73, Christina Makri sees human love and nature survive the collapse of the world, and argues that we, too, will find comfort in the chaos of the pandemic.