Following The Anthropologist

How do you explain climate change to a lay person? Do you show images of melting ice caps and withered landscapes? Or numbers and charts that explain the effects of polluted air and changing temperatures? Sure, you would be able to make a solid case, but chances are that your audience has tuned out before […]

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On how anthropology never leaves you: Climate change and flooding in Dar es Salaam

Femke Gubbels studied Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology in Leiden and graduated in 2014. After a year of working she pursued a MSc in Urbanisation and Development at the London School of Economics and Political Science. For her thesis, she conducted fieldwork in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. In this blog she shares her experience and […]

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