February 2019

Podcast Episode 02: Anthropological Perspective of East Timor (Timor-Leste) 1965-2018

By |February 19th, 2019|

How has anthropology changed over the years? Join us as we talk to husband and wife team David and Maxine Hicks who visited what was then Portuguese Timor during the mid-1960s when David was doing fieldwork for his PhD in Anthropology. David and Maxine have been witness to Timor’s turbulent past, including Timor’s […]

January 2019

Podcast Episode 01: Herstory – Experiences of Women Working in Solomon Islands Prisons

By |January 10th, 2019|

Join us in this podcast as we speak with Dr. Anouk Ride about her book and film ‘Herstory’ where she and a colleague explore what it’s like for women to work in Solomon Islands prisons.

Find out more about Dr. Anouk’s work at anoukride.com

September 2016

Livelihood Aid in Syrian Communities

By |September 3rd, 2016|

Local market in Maubisse

I’ve been on a steep learning curve recently, trying to get my head around the literature on economic recovery for communities affected by conflict.

It sounds quite different to what Bridging Peoples normally does, but it’s not really. We recently won a grant together with […]

February 2016

Local Voices (No 1.)

By |February 1st, 2016|

Last weekend, my colleague and myself had our first meeting with members of our new network of community-based organisations (CBOs) and local NGOs in Timor-Leste.

Our motivation behind forming this network is two-fold. First, it is our way of giving back, offering our training and expertise to organisations that really need it, but that otherwise would not […]