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What makes me tick: Jesper Bjarnesen on why empathy is key for migration research

Date • 1 Dec 2021

We've asked NAI scholars why they chose a career as a researcher and what motivates them in their work. Jesper Bjarnesen talks about how his childhood upbringing in Zambia got him interested in migration issues and that empathy is key for an anthropologist.

This is part of an interview series External link. on NAI researchers and their career choices.