Hjalmar Jorge Joffre-Eichhorn

Hjalmar Jorge Joffre-Eichhornis a German-Bolivian Theatre of the Oppressed and Playback Theatre practitioner. He has worked in Afghanistan since 2007. Together with a group of Afghan activists, he founded the Afghanistan Human Rights and Democracy Organization (AHRDO: www.ahrdo.org), a political theatre and directaction platform based in Kabul. He has written and published about Afghanistan in Germany, Spain, Japan and the United States. He is currently working on his PhD, researching on the Epistemologies of the South, at the Centre for Social Studies(CES), University of Coimbra, Portugal. His invitation to join the struggle for peace and justice in Afghanistan was serious. Anyone interested, please get in touch at communitybasedtheatre@posteo.de.