Linda J. de Wit is a master’s student in the Global Studies Programme at Freiburg University, Germany, for which she has spent semesters at the FLASCO research institute in Buenos Aires, and Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi.
She obtained her bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and Philosophy from Leiden University in the Netherlands. After graduating in 2013 she traveled, worked and studied across four continents, which is how she discovered intercultural communication.
She is especially interested in religion and the Middle East, and much of her free time is taken up by learning languages, writing, photography, and cooking.
For her internship at CID, her tasks will include translating, graphic design, updating databases and writing guest contributions.
Besides her work for CID she is now preparing a research for her master’s thesis, which will look at how Indian teachers working in the Persian Gulf encounter cultural differences and manage conflict.