Monthly Archives: October 2015

Recall the Nobel Peace Prize 2009! Or: Find, Fix, Finish – The ‘Assassination Complex’

Who does not remember the time when President Obama was elected and finally inaugurated on 20 January 2009? I happened to be in Uganda on fieldwork with a group of Masters students in International Development at the University of Manchester. … Continue reading

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Angela Merkel versus the Pope – or Mussie Zerai: who should win the Nobel Peace prize?

Let me start this blog with a confession: I would never have considered voting for Angela Merkel – but then in any case, voting for her was not on offer, as in Germany one does not vote for personalities but … Continue reading

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