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Author Archive: Angela Dore

Sala Sentle Botswana

As the end of my trip is fast approaching, I’ve been reflecting more on my experiences this summer. There’s a point when one is on a trip such as this one, where you go from feeling you have so much time ahead of you, to feeling as though there isn’t time enough left to fit…

First impressions and new experiences

My first impression of the people here is that they are extremely polite. Greetings are essential.  “dumela mma” for a woman, or “dumela raa” for a man, can go a long way in trying to get information from someone, or just a smile.  The people are also inexplicably bold. There is no dancing around what…

Angela Dore Biography

My name is Angela Doré, and I’m in my fourth year of the Conflict Studies and Human Rights program at the University of Ottawa. I began my academic career in International Development, before I decided that Conflict Studies was a better fit for me, although I seem to be constantly drawn back to the field…