interview

Thoughts from Jimmy Maranga (BIEA Librarian)

1) What do you think if anything is unique, special or innovative about archives and libraries?

I think archives and libraries are unique and special because they serve as a meeting point for knowledge seekers. People who may have never met under any other...Read more

Kris Peterson on "where and how did you get 'conscientised'?"

"I lived in West Germany as an exchange student in a household where the father is Syrian and pro-Middle East; and the mother’s family members were anti-fascist activists in WWII Germany. I was 18 years old and I was living in the U.S. occupied section of West Germany during the Reagan-...Read more

STS Talks - Interview with Z. Umut Turem

An interview with Law and Society scholar Z. Umut Türem from Bogazici University, conducted by STS scholar Duygu Kaşdoğan on August 12, 2019. In this interview Türem reflects on his experiences in moderating a talk given by...Read more

Kris Peterson on "what attracts you to Nigeria"?

"The biggest thing that attracts me is the incredible tenacity of people to manage and surmount their incredibly challenging circumstances. You don’t find that in many parts of the world. I also love Lagos in spite of all the wahala. The fact that people don’t just survive but thrive here in...Read more

AFRICA IN OUR LIVES: An Interview with Julie Livingston

This interview by Kyra Fox as part of the BIG STORIES + CLOSE (UP) RESEARCH series from the African Studies Department at University of Wisconsin - Madison highlights Julie Livingston's research trajectory.Read more

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