Johansen, Jahn Otto

A highly respected journalist and broadcaster, Jahn Otto Johansen is recognized as an expert on matters pertaining to eastern Europe and what was once the Soviet Union. He has published numerous books and articles on foreign affairs. In two of his books, Sigøynernes Holocaust (1989) and Folket som ingen ville ha (1995), he drew attention to the plight of the gypsies, with the consequence that in the spring of 1999 he was awarded the Spanish gypsies' Premios Hidalgo by the Asociación Nacional Presencia Gitana.

Selected bibliography & translations

Year Norwegian title English Title Rights sold to Foreign publisher
2009 Mitt liv med Moder Russland My Life With Mother Russia
2004 Hjem til Europa? Home to Europe?
2002 Den brune fare. Høyreekstremisme og rasisme i det nye Europa The Brown Peril
2001 Medier, makt og mennesker Media, power and people
2000 Kald krig, varme vennskap. Erindringer fra en stor og en liten verden Cold War, Warm Friendships
1999 I grenseland Border Area
1998 Tyskland i oppbrudd. Reisebrev fra vest Germany Breaking Up
1997 Reisebrev fra det andre Tyskland Travels in the Other Germany
1995 Folket som ingen vil ha. Forfølgelsen av sigøynerne i Øst-Europa The people nobody wanted. The persecution of gypsies in Eastern-Europe
1995 Det "hellige" Russland The “holy” Russia
1991 Sannhetens likkiste? Gulfkrigen og media The coffin of truth? The media and the Gulf war
1991 Skumring i Øst. Rasisme og nasjonalisme i det nye Europa Twilight in the East. Racism and nationalism in the new Europe

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