Week Six Reflections – Part Two

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I sometimes try to separate the photographic focus of the MA, and my personal role as a ‘Cambodian Educator’, of almost twenty years standing, as I want the Project to focus on Sarath. But this trip blurred all of those lines. This post complements my Week Six Reflections – Part One on the latest Cambodia trip. That post covered the …

Gatiloke, Genocide and the Narrative

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After an intense but (I believe) successful two weeks in Cambodia, there are many things I need to write about. There is however an overarching narrative that is sitting in my head. My project has been, from the beginning, about Sarath’s dedication to education. It is his personal response to his suffering of the Pol Pot years. It is also …