Category: Ghana

For 3 months my life has been in Ghana, but now I am back home in Denmark. On my journey back, I had a layover in a European airport, which was the first time in a long while that I felt anonymous and able to blend in the crowd of travellers. In this last blogpost

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Greetings from Ghana! Here it’s still hot and sunny most days even though we are approaching the rainy season (which is from May-July). Last weekend we were so lucky to be invited to a real Ghanaian wedding! It was the marriage of our field manager Orlando and his beautiful Alice.   The wedding took place

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Last week we finished our classes. After the field work, we spent 2 weeks with lectures at campus. In the third week we prepared and presented our formal presentations of our research. This included explaining methodology, challenges, results, theoretical perspectives and how we applied these. It was really interesting for me to hear about the

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This blogpost is going to be about all the good spots in Cape Coast which is where we are living when studying with Kulturstudier. Now I have been around Ghana for a while and I have seen different cities, towns and villages and I still think that Cape Coast is my favorite place. One of

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This is my research group in one of the last days in Brenu. After our fieldwork period and before we came back to Cape Coast, we decided to go to Togo! Our primary purpose was to renew our visa, but of course we were curious to go and see another  African country. Togo was actually

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We still live in Brenu by the beach and are very happy with it 🙂 A few days ago it was Independence day. The groups researching in Accra sent us videos of giant gatherings of people on Independence Square in the capital city whereas in Brenu we do not have a square like that, but

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We are now a week into our field work process and it is so exciting! The other day we had a great interview with a woman called Vida. She sells broflow (I have no idea of how to spell this) and porridge which is a normal breakfast and afternoon snack here. She invited us to

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So we just arrived at our home for the next three weeks. A great part of Development Studies 2 is the three week field work that is in the middle of the course. It is important because the following part of the course will incorporate our findings in a more theoretic module the last three

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Hi there! In this post I would like to show you a few activities that we have done during the weekends here in Ghana. On the weekends we have no lectures or seminars so they are available for us to explore the country we are in. On our first weekend here we went to Elmina,

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My first blogpost is about an average day here in Ghana, which I am so exited to share with you. Actually we won’t have many “average” days here since we will have 3 weeks of field work in the middle of the course. In the field work period we will be staying in different field

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