Author Archives: Jacobus Cilliers

White man’s burden? How the presence of foreigners can change behaviour

In my fieldwork in Sierra Leone I often find myself in an uncomfortable position where I receive “special treatment” because of my identity. This is an experience shared by researchers and expat aid workers who try, but fail, to “fit in”. The … Continue reading

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