Have you seen the TEDx Talk by Henk van Houtum we posted a while ago? If not this might get you interested in it. We summed up our favorite parts of the talk and threw in some animations. So here you have it: Bordertalk with Henk van Houtum, by Border Tales.
Finally a new video! This time it's no video from the Border Tales team though. And that is not the only difference. With this video we want to introduce a new topic to our blog. Don't worry! We're obviously not done with borders! There are just so many different aspects of borders and now it's … Continue reading Border Studies – a new perspective..
'I don't blame them. Maybe it's some kind of instruction they are following.' Faith works for an NGO and takes care of the volunteers in Ghana. She was selected to be a volunteer for the weltwärts program herself. Unfortunatley her visa was denied and she was left with a lot of questions... Hear what she … Continue reading Faith’s visa story
Listen to what Robert, a ghanian national who applied for a tourist visa with the german embassy, has to say about his visa application experience:"I then realized my ability to even speak some German, a language I naturally loved and learned to speak by myself was a big minus for me and then what a terrible … Continue reading Robert’s Story
Hello everyone, my name is Anna and I am part of the bordertales team. In this post I am going to give accounts of my personal experiences with restrictive visa policies. Due to my German passport, I have been lucky to be able to travel to countries such as Cameroon and Ghana and to make … Continue reading Beyond ‘legal’ terms