Street food practices in Dakar and its environs

From 5-7 July 2019, Jeanne Thérèse Fatou Diouf and Assane Kébé conducted a survey on street food in Dakar (Senegal) as part of the project Atelier Populaire: Building New Knowledge and Practices on Street Food in Saint-Louis, Senegal, led by Gaston Berger University, Saint-Louis, one of the participators in the Humanities across Borders programme at IIAS.1 On 27 October 2019, Bruno Diomaye Faye visited Saint-Louis in a similar capacity. The main objectives of this project include the creation of a resilient urban community and the organisation of an experimental school and street food festival. In this article, the authors reflect on what they encountered during their research and offer a window to the changing cultural world of ‘food’.

                                                   By Bruno Diomaye Faye, Jeanne Thérèse Fatou Diouf and Assane Kébé

The Newsletter 85 Spring 2020

Day 1 of Storytelling & Writing Workshop, Chennai

“… how do you express yourself in stories when you’re writing down… this is something I’m beginning to see after this workshop…how to put my thoughts together… how to bring and access information…how to use it and prioritise it in a meaningful way to make it impactful...”

                              - Dharitri Narzary, Assistant Professor, Ambedkar University Delhi

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