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Suprastructure : A photo exhibition
Book; book; text, Created By Nordic Africa Institute Created By Trovalla, Ulrika; Trovalla, Erik and Published By Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, Urban Dynamics; Nordiska Afrikainstitutet, Urban Dynamics published in 2013
The photo exhibition ’Suprastructure’ was first displayed at Museum Gustavianum in Uppsala between 17 November 2012 and 5 March 2013. It was digitally published in March 2013 as part of a research project entitled ‘Infrastructure as Divination: Urban Life in the Postcolony,’ financed by the Swedish Research Council. The scholars behind the exhibition, Ulrika and Erik Trovalla, are researchers in cultural anthropology and ethnology. They are based at the Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala, and Uppsala University. Drawing on their photographs from the million city Jos&#x...
Development Dilemmas : Annual Report 2012
Collection (editor); book; text, Created By Sävström, Johan; Nordic Africa Institute published in 2013
Where is Egypt heading and how does this correspond with popular expectations? It seems that political parties and the people of Zimbabwe are unwilling to go to the polls. There is lots of talk about Africa’s rapid economic growth, but is it trickling down to the continent’s people? The infrastructural crisis in Nigeria has made innovators of the people as they cope with the demands of everyday life. And in Cameroon, education efforts have had a significant impact on the ability of pastoralists to claim their basic civil rights. You can&...