Witchcraft and witch killings in Tanzania. Head of NAI library Åsa Lund Moberg participated in the local radio program ’Förmiddag i P4 Uppland’ on Thursday. She was asked to recommend literature from Africa.
“I chose three books, one is set in Somalia (or current Somaliland) and two set in...
Witchcraft and witch killings in Tanzania Witchcraft is much more efficient than many religions because it actually resolves problems in this life and not only in the afterlife. That is why witchcraft can function hand in hand with other religions.
“It works like doping in sports. Although...
World press freedom day. Namibia has been much praised for its relatively high degree of media freedom. “But this freedom is not an internalized part of the political culture”, researcher Henning Melber says.
Submit abstracts. A two-day policy dialogue in Abuja, Nigeria in September will focus on lessons learnt from the experiences of IGAD and ECOWAS. Policy experts on these matters are welcome to submit abstracts until May 15.
Workshop in Cape Town. “How do we define the middle class? In Africa, it is not obvious who belongs or not. Moreover, even when we manage to define – is it certain they are the drivers of socio-economic change in Africa? “ NAI’s Senior Advisor Henning Melber is among the...
RESEARCH ON ETHICS Corruption, although it is a global phenomenon, has particular implications for development in African countries. Each year, billions of dollars disappear from the continent and end up in tax havens.
“It takes global efforts to fight against...
In a series of portraits called ‘Meet the NAI family’ you get to know the NAI staff a little bit better. The portraits have previously been published on Facebook but are now also available here at our website. And more are on their way!
Today, on Africa Day, the International Peace Institute in New York holds a policy forum discussion on the AU-UN strategic partnership, cohosted by the Nordic Africa Institute. The event will be broadcasted on live stream web-tv.
The NAI experience
"We had a great time at NAI"
Read the stories of Tanzanian filmmaker Vicensia Shule and other guests who came to visit us at the Nordic Africa Institute.
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Som bibliotekarie arbetar du med flertalet av de arbetsuppgifter som ingår på ett specialbibliotek men med inriktning på periodika, webb och yttre tjänst. I den yttre tjänsten ingår bl. a regelbunden tjänstgöring i lån och informationsdisken. Beroende på förkunskaper kan även systemarbete i ALEPH ingå. Se hela annonsen här.