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JEANNE CARSTENSEN

Writer | Journalist | Storyteller

 

RECENT WORK

 
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PRI'S THE WORLD

A SYRIAN FAMILY SEARCHES FOR HOME IN SMALL-TOWN GERMANY

When I met Ali Daas and his family in May of last year in a refugee camp in Greece, they had been without a home since early 2015. After ISIS invaded their hometown of Palmyra, Syria, they escaped to Turkey, then came in a boat to Greece. Since then they’d lived in a series of temporary apartments and several refugee camps...
(Photo by Peter Hessenland/PRI)

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STANFORD SOCIAL INNOVATION REVIEW

LIFE PRESERVERS AT SEA

Proactiva Open Arms’ greatest threat to its rescue mission may not be the rough Mediterranean seas but European governments fearful of migrants seeking refuge in their countries.

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NAUTILUS

THE AMBIGUOUS COLORS OF NANOTECHNOLOGY

Kate Nichols’ nanoparticle paints have changed how she sees color.
(Photo by Earl McCollough/Nautilus)

Every encounter with the Other is an enigma, an unknown quantity — I would even say a mystery.

Ryszard Kapuscinski

 
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