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Joanna Bilcliffe

Half British and half Filipino, Joanna holds a Bachelor of Arts Honours degree in French and Spanish from the University of Leicester. She has recently completed her Masters in Translation and Interpreting Studies at the University of Manchester.

When not at her desk translating, Joanna loves to eat, travel and play board games.

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Latest posts by Joanna Bilcliffe

6 August 2017

Pesesín and His Neighbours: A Tale of Community Spirit in Spain

Neighbourhoods are usually in the news because of hostilities, but this community in Gijón, Spain gave an example of solidarity by caring for a pet whose owner was travelling.

23 March 2017

Here's Why This Election Year in France Is Completely Unprecedented

People feel that the future is bleak and that the old recipes of established parties are not working.

10 January 2017

Is Insecurity Threatening Cultural Growth in Mali?

The Yaraal and Degal ceremonies mark the annual rituals of Peuls people in Mali, as they celebrate their cattle's crossing the Niger River.

2 January 2017

LibreRouter: Why Buy a Router When You Can Build Your Own?

Global Voices Advocacy

'Quite a challenge for hackers of free networks that, in my opinion, are close to making an important step towards freedom and autonomy relating to technology and communication.'

28 November 2016

Facebook’s Controversial ‘Free Basics’ Project Spreads to 47 Countries

Free Basics is a collaboration between Facebook and mobile providers that allows access for free but limited access to internet.

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