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I’m writing this from Migori, Kenya, a small town near the border with Tanzania. I am here to do some preliminary work in preparation for a small project I’ll be carrying out here next year with a few colleagues. (more … Continue reading
I’ve been lazy. I don’t feel like writing. Maybe it’s the looming doom of 6 months of solid writing that I see in my future. Anyway, I thought I’d post a few pictures from my last days in Zomba. You … Continue reading
Data is entered, surveys are scanned, and I’m packing my bags. I’ll be leaving on a jet plane from Lilongwe on Tuesday. Kenya, here I come!
My original ticket had me leaving Malawi on December, 22 and flying to Holland where I’ll spend Christmas with Joachim and his family. Then, some colleagues and I got funding to do a small project in Kenya and Tanzania next … Continue reading
The day finally came when Joachim had to leave. Actually, it was the night because his flight left Malawi at 2:50am. He’s safely back in Europe, enjoying the actual best beers in the world (not “probably the best beer in … Continue reading
Zambians have been suspicious of our project, to say the least. The main focus of my research has been on Malawians living near the border with Zambia. But because I want to look at trust and economic interactions across ethnic … Continue reading