Prashant Bhatt writes about common people using techniques such as Oral History, Life story interview guidelines, forming reading groups, Mass Observation, Partnership with Patients to interrogate different layers of society.
He is Head of Department of Radiology at Libyan Swiss Medical Centre, Tripoli.
He has stayed in Libya since 2003. He recorded and wrote openly and anonymously about the events leading to, during and after the February 17 revolution, the Libyan Chapter of the Arab spring. He has kept a regular journal since 1983.
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In Transit at Dubai International
If you want to see the working world on the move, one of the places where you get this feeling is the Dubai international airport. Here one finds persons of different cultures, races, backgrounds on the move. One thing that binds the millions who transit this airport is that they are all workers.
These narratives of common Libyans examine how they have been affected by the 2011 upheaval and its aftermath. How did Italian colonialism affect the lives of common Libyans? What were the opportunities brought about by independence? What meanings did Arab nationalism to different people? How does the 2011 liberation war open new horizons to veterans and youngsters?
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