Spring 2013

February 8, 2013

Jessie’s Khmer Rouge Interview

We’re preparing for a weekend trip to the south coast of Cambodia, where we will observe, analyze, and immerse ourselves in the Natural World components of the…

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February 5, 2013

Life around Phnom Penh

In addition to the stimulating weekend trip to Siem Reap (please see the three entries posted 24 hours ago on Angkor Wat, Kampong Phluck, and Skuon), our…

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February 4, 2013

Siem Reap III: Skuon (Spider Village)

This is the third and briefest of three entries from our four-day trip to Siem Reap, so please read the additional entries on Angkor Wat and Kampong…

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February 4, 2013

Among the memorable parts of the Siem Reap field trip was Saturday‚Äôs adventure to Kampong Phluck, a village built on 20-foot stilts right along the Tonle Sap….

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February 4, 2013

Siem Reap I: Extraordinary Angkor Wat

One of the things our Cambodia SSTers were anticipating was their visit to the ancient temples of the Angkor Wat temple complex, the subject of much academic…

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January 28, 2013

Ba Phnom Explorations

Over the weekend, the SST Cambodia group traveled to Ba Phnom in Prey Veng Province, about 78 kilometers (but 4 hours) from Phnom Penh. In the first…

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January 25, 2013

Khmer Rouge Week

This week was the most emotionally draining of the term thus far, in terms of our academic and historical focus. Nearly every lecturer in Cambodia refers to…

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January 24, 2013

Although this week is mostly about the Khmer Rouge — with multiple field trips and lectures — we’ll hold off on posting a Khmer Rouge blog until…

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January 22, 2013

Buddhist Meditation

Although this week is mostly focused on the Khmer Rouge period, we began the week Monday with a presentation on Buddhist meditative practices, led by the Venerable…

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January 20, 2013

The Graber Millers had a rather remarkable Saturday afternoon, with a neighborhood fire taking 10 homes and/or businesses and threatening many others. We watched the fire unfold…

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