Detmer Kremer

Student Residence Adviser and MA Student, University College London
Nij Beets, Netherlands

HIA Program:

Bosnia-and-herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina 2018


Detmer Kremer was born and raised in rural Frisia, in the north of the Netherlands. After attending the United World College in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Detmer studied anthropology, gender studies, and religious studies at Bates College, where he also studied abroad in Samoa to focus on Indigenous modes of democracy and governance. After graduation he became a Quaker Voluntary Service fellow in Atlanta and worked in community outreach and family selection at Atlanta Habitat for Humanity. At this time he also worked as a research intern at the indigenous rights non-profit Cultural Survival. He just finished his position as a Dean's Fellow at Yale-NUS College in Singapore. During his Humanity in Action Sarajevo fellowship he and four other fellows developed a boardgame encouraging young and first-time voter turnout in the 2018 Bosnia and Herzegovina elections. He is currently pursuing his M.A. in Human Rights at University College London.



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