Who talks about refugees in Tanzania, and what do they say?

November 10, 2019

#SudanUprising in Copenhagen

June 23, 2019

On 26 June I moderate talks & debate on #SudanUprising in #Copenhagen.

The Sudanese artist Khalid Albaih joins via Skype.

Kindly read Khalid's article a...

Update: Everyday Poetics: Instagramming Life in East Africa in Belgrade

April 26, 2019

PHOTO EXHIBITION: EVERYDAY POETICS - INSTAGRAMMING EAST AFRICA

April 12, 2019

Owl in Tanzanian Parliament - bad omen for freedom of speech and assembly.

January 30, 2019

On 29 January, when the Tanzanian Parliament (Bunge) was assembled in Dodoma, an owl flew in and watched the assembly. The owl is seen in Tanzanian (e...

''We've died''

January 22, 2019

Bikozulu tells the stories of the people making it through last week's terror attack in Nairobi.

See the Instagram post here

If you ask me, and someti...

FILM: Wakamba Forever

January 21, 2019

Colonianism revisited:

..''a hilarious take on Masaku and McMillan’s first encounter set in the 21st century. From a dramatic re-telling of the Kamba o...

Chuchu: ''We are not the audience. We are the story''.

January 20, 2019

Two important tweet threads (see below) which take point of departure in the New York Times coverage of the Riverside terror attack on 15 January 2019...

Field Work & more

November 9, 2018

Vild uge i Tanzania

November 3, 2018

Vild forgangen uge i Tanzania, og der er grund til at tro, at det fortsætter i næste uge: LGBTQ-personer trues med anmeldelse/arrest; tanzanianerne må...

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Beograd 2017

Sunday, April 23, 2017

 

Beograd - where ordinary and extraordinary meet all the time ♡. One week in Beograd clearly wasn't enough.I went back to Beograd during Easter 2017, after a pause of 10 years where Africa all the time came in the way of all my plans of returning. I used to live in Beograd in 2000 where I was engaged in the establishment of the Next Stop Serbia campaign and the South East European Youth Network. I used to LOVE Beograd. I still do.

 

So – now I finally got it together and I've just had an amazing week - reconnecting myself with old friends and places. Totally enjoying every tiny bit of the daily bus rides (and the occasional break down), burek on the go, dinners in friend's homes, drinks under trees in bloom, and late night conversations. I feel grateful for these relationships lasting this long. I even managed to make a rough plan for a return based on merging my interest in Africa with Beograd. I feel like one very fortunate person to have such a place in my life.

 

I can only recommend visiting Belgrade! Air Serbia takes you from Copenhagen to Beograd in two hours: www.airserbia.com. Go!

 

More photos here.

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PhD Student, MA in African Studies, journalist and former development worker. Heart tilted towards the Balkans & East Africa: Refugees, Peripheries, Imaginaries & Humanitarianism