I visited St. Paraskeva Church in Sofia with a view to determine if I could be of assistance in locating funds for necessary repair and maintenance work.
https://www.devblog.no/en/article/train-or-be-trained-vs-eat-or-be-eatenStaff from Plovdiv Medical University in Bulgaria visited Kristiansand, Norway to discuss health awareness campaigns among Roma in Bulgaria with local experts.
I gave training to staff at Medical University Plovdiv on Roma ethnic group, including culture, values, kinship system, and social organization.
The world consumes its allotted annual amount of natural resources earlier and earlier in the year, according to several studies. In 2018 the World Overshoot Day was 8 August.
If we do not manage to address climate change (preventive actions), we should focus on addressing the consequences of climate change (curative/remedial actions).
The US ranks among the lowest of developing countries in terms of upward mobility. The term "melting pot" has been in use a long time. The article argues that the American dream essentially is dead.
Anthropology, specifically health anthropology (or medical anthropology), can play an important role in addressing health-related issues. The case of Ebola in Guinea is presented.
The use of bicycles is increasingly becoming a means of transport, often labeled "utility cycling" or "urban cycling." The situation in Ljubljana, Slovenia is presented. There is also reference to Kristiansand, Norway.
I worked on a project in Bulgaria that produced a number of short films about Roma. This taught me some lessons about the use of ethnographic films in education and advocacy.
What happens after a development project closes? Do achieved outcomes continue to benefit beneficiaries? Or is the project and all that it achieved forgotten?