Dignity Market

Dignity Market is a place that my friends rented so that disabled people living in different collective homes in and around the city can come there to work, men doing mostly tinsmithing, women gara-tie dying.   It was imagined as a workshop and a shop. Appearance  of workers was not steady and the selling never succeeded … More Dignity Market

Closed fists of Ebola

I did  long term anthropological fieldwork amongst the polio-disabled communities of Freetown between 2008 and 2012. The research fed into my doctoral dissertation: „Where parallel worlds meet: civil society and civic agency. Politicising polio in Sierra Leone”, defended in June 2015. My present visit is part of a mission funded by the Wenner-Gren Foundation with the … More Closed fists of Ebola