Monthly Archives: March 2016

Translators needed

I had less than 48 hrs in Novi Sad. A lot of that time was spent in Facebook, variously in 1 to 3 chat windows talking to people in Berlin, Sid, Zagreb and Belgrade off and on simultaneously. This was

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“Push back”

Leaving Subotica for Novi Sad. Yesterday in Sabotica was a tough day. On our info action we met a Kurdish Iraqi family outside the bus station. I wrote about them in the previous post. Soon a large Syrian group joined

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Info action

Outside the bus station in subatica today we met a Kurdish family from Iraq. They wanted to go to Hungary and from there to Germany but were stranded in Subatica out of money and without adequate info about what to

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Border checkpoint

At 160 km/hr, we’re at Hungary/Serbia border at Roszke, site of last year’s police attacks on people on the move. Related Images:

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24 hours in Budapest

One very short and very rich day in Budapest with Orsi, Samira and Navid. talking about events of last summer in hungary, and strategies for supporting people who are now here in hungary. learned so much about things here from

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Zagreb Weather Report

Warmer than Wien 21/03: wet. Saw the second blooming tree this year. The first was in Wien on the weekend. 22/03: sun and clouds, mostly gray, windy. A fine day for indoor meetings. 23/03: rain, rain, incessant rain. 24/03: sunny

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Porin Hotel

The second day in Zagreb was full. I spent the morning on making the artcards, met and interviewed Nela at the Women’s Centre in the afternoon, and spent the evening in the company of Luka and other Are You Serious?​

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Accidental meeting in Zagreb

Walking aimlessly in the centre of town on my first evening in Zagreb, I followed the sounds of a conversation in Farsi and met Shadi and Arash, a young Iranian couple on a Balkan vacation with a group of 140

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I spent the afternoon in dialogue with Versatorium, a collaborative translation/research group based in Vienna. Members bring diverse languages together in a project to translate texts from German into other languages and back. The text they are working with presently

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A Full Day in Wien

My first full day in Wien was quite packed. I didn’t hear from the managing people at Vordere Zollamtsstraße in spite of several exchanges over a period of 2 weeks, so I gave up on that. Last night A. told me

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