"Couldn't there be more intercultural exchange OUR way?"

November 13, 2019

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

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Os der kan se forskel på Sydafrika og Tanzania

Monday, March 12, 2018

 

Ekspedient: 'Skal der byttemærke på?'
Mig: 'Nej, jeg skal ha' den med til Sydafrika. Den bliver aldrig byttet!'
Ekspedient: 'HAR DU SET LIBERTY?'
Mig: 'JA...FOR FANDEN!'
Ekspedient: 'ER DET IKKE VILDT, AT DEN ER OPTAGET I SYDAFRIKA, MEN SKAL FORESTILLE SIG AT FOREGÅ I TANZANIA?!'
Mig: JO - ENIG. DET ER DU IKKE DEN ENESTE, DER SIGER!'
Ekspedient: MINE KOLLEGAER FORSTÅR DET IKKE. FOR DEM ER DET BARE EN FILM FRA AFRIKA. MEN MIN KÆRESTE ER KENYANER. VI SYNES DET ER FORKERT'

Vi taler med store bogstaver, når vi finder hinanden. Os der kan se forskel på Sydafrika og Tanzania.

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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