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Pernille Baerendtsen

I've written for Global Voices since about 2008. Mainly on issues related to East Africa and South Sudan.

​I have an MA in African Studies from University of Copenhagen. Currently, I'm a PhD fellow at Copenhagen Business School (CBS) studying everyday humanitarianism and how it is applied in a refugee-hosting community in Tanzania.

I have lived and travelled extensively in the Balkans and in East Africa in connection with work spread out over 20 years in development, media and activism.

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Everyday Life in a Fragile State

The Bridge  7 September 2015

"'Why South Sudan?' someone asked. It's true, but somewhat feeble, to say South Sudan is unlike any other place." Pernille Baerendtsen shares personal impressions on leaving the world's newest country.

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