Week Three Reflections

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As I write this, I am on Day 3 of a two week Cambodia trip, so most of my thought processes are focused on the work to be done, here. My reading for the trip includes Setting Sun: Writings by Japanese Photographers. I have always had a fondness for all things Japanese, and when Paul pointed this book out, I had …

Gatiloke, Genocide and the Narrative

mickyatesBuddhism, Cambodia, CambodiaFMP, Coursework, Critical Research Journal, Education, Genocide, History, Ideas, Khmer, Plans & Notes, Politics, Project Development, Social Development, Society, SPWeek6, Sustainable Prospects 8 Comments

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 …