At the ANSA conference 2020 in Passau, Julia Renner gave a presentation on the topic “Kenya’s Government Under Pressure: Lockdown Increases Hunger and Unrest”. Here, she summarizes the talk and reflects on her experience of sharing her work during the conference.
Participant report on her talk “Consequences of the corona pandemic for German-Kenyan cooperation using the example of an NGO-supported primary care hospital in Kenya (no intensive care unit)” by Lea Decker.
In this article, ANSA member Nadine Segadlo tells us about her personal learning process regarding racism and colonial history and introduces us to the organisation “Bridging Gaps e.V.”, which has recently published a new brochure.
Mitgliederforschung Interdisciplinary endeavours under the umbrella term ecocriticism have in the three most recent decades begun to focus on the ways in which cultural and literary texts represent nature. Why has this been missing? Though the catastrophic imprint of human actions on the environment – pollution, ocean acidification or natural resource depletion – is being […]
Mitgliederforschung 2006 ushered in an oil-age era in Uganda with new prospects of unforeseen riches. How did Ugandans react to this new wealth and what changes would it bring to the country? I travelled to Uganda in 2012 to research on the social perceptions of changes set off by the discovery of oil. As I […]
ANSAs at Work Since my study of biology is focused on tropical diseases and parasites, I have been drawn into the African continent south of the Sahara. My first stay was in 2006 at one of Africa’s best universities in Cape Town, South Africa, where I attended lectures and courses on this topic. For my […]
ANSA Mitgliederprojekt Chancenkontinent Afrika, Zukunftskontinent Afrika. Von diesen beiden Begriffen halten die meisten in Deutschland sehr wenig. Sei es in den Medien, in der Schule, an der Universität oder in den Haushalten, Afrika wird mit Krieg und Armut gleichgesetzt. Ausgehend von einer während eines Workshops selbst erlebten negativen und erniedrigen Darstellung meines Heimatskontinents Afrika habe […]