Tassos Coulaloglou (Nepal)


Tassos Coulaloglou

Tassos Coulaloglou (Collective Campaign for Peace – COCAP): Tassos was born and raised in New Jersey. He attended the University of Wisconsin (UW) and graduated with his BS in Political Science in 2001. Tassos spent one year studying abroad at Utrecht University in Holland while in his final year at UW, After graduation, Tassos moved to Lithuania to become a freelance journalist and teach high-school history and English as a second language. In 2004, he returned to the States to work as a team leader with the League of Conservation's Envirovictory political campaign in Milwaukee. He returned to Eastern Europe the following year and resumed writing before starting graduate school. At the time of his fellowship, Tassos was studying for a Master's degree in International Relations and Diplomacy offered jointly by Leiden University and the Clingendael in Holland. After his fellowship, Tassos wrote: “...now in class, I try to break the Euro/America-centric positions that seem to dominate and ask what the Nepali view would be…this fellowship pushed me to understand a people, to think in their terms."



03 Sep

Namaste!

Here I am at my goodbye party in Baglung. After a snack and tea, Chandi

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Posted Sep 03, 2007

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12 Aug

NEW RADIO PROGRAM STARTS!!

                             

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Posted Aug 12, 2007

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12 Aug

Dalits Protest Inequality

Dalit leaders in Baglung give speeches next to a bonfire on Friday night. Their demands

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Posted Aug 12, 2007

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07 Aug

Hoping for Election Awareness

Only a couple days ago, I arrived back to my room in Baglung and saw

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Posted Aug 07, 2007

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07 Aug

Yogendra (left) in a meeting with the man in charge of the elections in Baglung

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Posted Aug 07, 2007

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02 Aug

Himal Ethnicity part 2

Called mani stones, these rocks have carvings of the Buddhist mantra, om mani padme hum.

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Posted Aug 02, 2007

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31 Jul

Himal Ethnicity

  On this last trip back to Kathmandu for meetings, I took a less direct

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Posted Jul 31, 2007

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25 Jul

A stroll through Baglung

I’m back in Kathmandu for a meeting with the four other Peace Fellows as well

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Posted Jul 25, 2007

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16 Jul

After about three hours of hiking pretty much straight up the hill (and remember hills

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Posted Jul 16, 2007

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11 Jul

Day 5: Back to Baglung

It had rained all night and it didn’t stop until about 6 am when we

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Posted Jul 11, 2007

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11 Jul

First Glimpse

There’s a group of hawks constantly cruising the Baglung valley, and from my vantage point

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Posted Jul 11, 2007

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05 Jul

Day 4: The Road Home

I bid farewell to Nishi in the background and get a friendly goodbye from the

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Posted Jul 05, 2007

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05 Jul

Dary 3: Nishi and the Program

Well, I knew it would happen sooner or later. Nepal has caught up to my

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Posted Jul 05, 2007

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03 Jul

Day 2: The Hike

If a donkey doesn’t carry it, then it’s a human and often it’s women doing

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Posted Jul 03, 2007

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02 Jul

ICC Week Begins

ICC week officially kicked off yesterday with a gathering of human rights organizations in central

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Posted Jul 02, 2007

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02 Jul

I went on a four day excursion to a remote village in the northwestern part

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Posted Jul 02, 2007

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30 Jun

Back in Kathmandu

I arrived yesterday in Kathmandu to cover a week long International Criminal Court (ICC) event

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Posted Jun 30, 2007

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28 Jun

‘Torture Still Continues’ reads the title of a recent AF report

The Advocacy Forum (AF) held a conference in Baglung on Tuesday to mark the United

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Posted Jun 28, 2007

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21 Jun

Me and my Dai

After only the first day he called me his bhai. This means younger brother in

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Posted Jun 21, 2007

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19 Jun

NGO Crazy

After being in Baglung for almost a week now, I’m struck by the huge number

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Posted Jun 19, 2007

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18 Jun

Arms monitors visit Baglung

Yesterday, I attended a meeting in Baglung held by the UN arms monitors for the

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Posted Jun 18, 2007

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15 Jun

Cultural Relativism

I’ve found that Nepalis are avid spitters. I thought it was maybe because of the

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Posted Jun 15, 2007

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14 Jun

The good and the bad

Some good news and some bad news today. The good news is that I moved

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Posted Jun 14, 2007

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13 Jun

Baglung!

Today the buses ran and I’ve finally arrived in Baglung. It was a long trip

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Posted Jun 13, 2007

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11 Jun

Introducing the Banda

While I was lying in bed, trying to fall asleep, my mind raced in anticipation

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Posted Jun 11, 2007

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09 Jun

A picture’s worth…

The picture is nothing special. It could have been taken in any village in Nepal:

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Posted Jun 09, 2007

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08 Jun

Quick hello

Arrived to Kathmandu from Delhi and thankfully it’s nowhere near as hot as India (over

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Posted Jun 08, 2007

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05 Jun

Pre-departure

I was sitting having lunch with a couple friends in Vilnius when the usual question

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Posted Jun 05, 2007

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