hjaltecvC.V. HJALTE TIN

1953, born in Copenhagen.
1972, began studies at Roskilde University Centre in its first year of existence.
1975, son Emil was born.
1978, received the first Schoolarship to be awarded at Roskilde University Centre.
1979, daughter Ida was born.
1979, MA in History and Political Science, Roskilde University Centre.
1974-79, participating in organizing, writing, directing, and producing street and stage- theatre with the theatre-group "Solvognen".

1980-81, motorcycle journey with Nina Rasmussen and our children Emil and Ida from Los Angeles til Rio de Janeiro. Countries visited included Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Colombia, Peru, Bolivia and Brazil.
1984-85, motorcycle journey with Nina Rasmussen and our children Emil and Ida from Singapore to Sydney. Countries included Malaysia, Timor, Irian Jaya, Papua New Guinea, and Australia.
1988, motorcycle journey with Nina Rasmussen and our children Emil and Ida from Leningrad to Ulan Ude. Areas visited included Estonia, Ukraine, Moldavia, Abkhasia, Georgia, Armenia, Nagorny Karabakh, Azerbajdsjan, Uzbekistan, Tadsjikistan, Kazakstan, and Burjatia.
1992, motorcycle journey with Nina Rasmussen and our children Emil and Ida from Cape to Cairo. Countries visited included Lesotho, South Africa, Namibia, Angola, Zaire, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Sudan and Egypt.

1994, associated with Centre for Cultural Research, Århus University.
1995, began PhD research on civil war at the Centre for Cultural Research.
1995, fieldwork in Cape Town, April.
1995, organized the first South Africa Discussion Day, at Århus University with the theme "The Truth and Reconciliation Commision", Dec 5. Key speaker was André du Toit from University of Cape Town.
1996, six months fieldwork in South Africa for phd-thesis on violence and civil war, Cape Town, Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban, Fort Hare. Associated with the Political Studies Department, University of Cape Town.
1996, organized the second South Africa Discussion Day at Århus University. The theme was "European Ethnicity outside Europe" Key speaker was Prof.. Simon Bekker from University of Stellenbosch.

1994-96, articles on war, ecology, north-south relations, in Danish and Norwegian newspapers including Weekendavisen, Politiken, Information, Jyllandsposten, Orientering DR P1, and Morgenbladet.
1995-97, lecturing at the European Studies Programme at Århus University.
1998, submitting PhD-thesis at University of Aarhus

1998-1999, designing and building own house

1998-2000, Commisssioned by the the Danish Council for Development Research to assess the impact of Danish humanitarian assistance in complex emergencies. Associated with Danish Institute of International Affairs, Copenhagen, and Centre for European Cultural Studies, University of Aarhus.
1998, Nov. to Dec; field studies in Somalia and Somaliland.
1999, July to Nov, field studies in Pakistan, Ladakh and Afghanistan.
2000, Jan. to Feb. teaching a course in European history at the Danish School of Journalism, Aarhus.
2000, April, field studies in Kosovo.
2000, Sep-Dec field studies in Guinea-Bissau on humanitarian aid in civil war context
2001, Mar-May, field studies in Guinea-Bissau
associated with Centre for Development Research, Copenhagen

2002, teaching at the Kaospilot school, Aarhus.
2003, travels in Iraq, Syria and Turkey.
2004 weekly column in Information.

2005-2010, with Ida Tin founder and owner of motorcycle travel agency Moto Mundo. Tours organised and guided to Mongolia, Burning Man, Cuba, Vietnam, South Africa, Morocco, Chile, USA.

2010-11, with Nina round-the-world tour in an electric car.

Member of Adventurers Club, Copenhagen