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Joshka Wessels

Joshka Wessels

Joshka is a post-doc in Peace and Conflict Studies for the Centre for Resolution of International Conflicts at the University of Copenhagen. Her current work focuses on audiovisual media and the role of YouTube videos in the collective memory of the Syrian uprisings. She lived in rural Syria from 1997 to 2002 conducting fieldwork on collective action at the community level for the rehabilitation of ancient water systems. She has also become an established documentary filmmaker with work on the Arab World, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan and Uganda, Sudan, and Kenya that has been broadcast on BBC world and Al Jazeera English.
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