Writing

Most of my writing deals with the way stereotypes manifest themselves in the (Dutch) media. A selection of articles (all in Dutch):

How does the Dutch Afrika Museum represent the continent?
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Why a travel programme is called after the Dutch translation of Stanley’s Through the Darkest Continent
Bram in Harare

 

How Google’s mixup of African flags is informed by Pan-African history
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How the flaws of the aid through trade hype manifest themselves in documentary about idealistic Dutch entrepeneur
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About the odd tendency to include pictures with African kids in one’s Tinder profile
Humanitarian of Tinder

 

Read more of my Dutch writing on Africa at www.afrikaansetoestanden.nl