The University of Leeds

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I have been a Visiting Professor at Leeds, my Alma Mater, for the last 8 years, working with the Leeds University Business School (LUBS) and the Interdisciplinary Ethics Applied Centre (IDEA CETL).  This week, I was giving three lectures – Big Data, Ethics & Privacy; Marketing, Social Media & Privacy; and International Business. I also took the opportunity to get …

Pictures and Words

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Robert Frank said, ‘Above all, life for a photographer cannot be a matter of indifference, and it is important to see what is invisible to others’. (cited in Hirsch, 2001, pg 9). I define my work as documentary storytelling, and my current project is ‘Unfinished Stories’ of Cambodians that I have known for two decades, who suffered but survived the Khmer Rouge Genocide. I …