POLS/PSY 387: Transitions & Trauma
“You may ask what kind of a republic I dream of. Let me reply: I dream of a republic independent, free, and democratic, of a republic economically prosperous and yet socially just; in short, a humane republic which serves the individual and which therefore holds the hope that the individual will serve it in turn. Of a republic of well-rounded people, because without such people it is impossible to solve any of our problems, human, economic, ecological, social, or political.”
–Vaclav Havel’s 1990 New Year’s Address
“It happened, therefore it can happen again: this is the core of what we have to say” Primo Levi After our trip to Krakow this past weekend and tour of Auschwitz, we spent time in class to analyze our reactions to the trip and to reflect on our experiences. As a group, we analyzed theContinue reading “Contemplation, Conspiracies, and Community”
Ahoj ještě jednou! Hello once again! Today was our last day here in Prague and it was a good day to wrap up all that we’ve learned and gotten to experience. This morning we were very fortunate to have a Holocaust survivor named Michaela Vidláková as a guest lecturer for our class. She gave a powerfulContinue reading “Our Last Day in Prague”
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