A Devastating Month in Colombia

A Devastating Month in Colombia

*An earlier version of this was originally published in French on Priscyll’s personal blog. May 1st 2021 was a terrible and devastating Labor Day in Colombia. The day was marked with violence on the streets of many cities in the country as government forces cracked down harshly and brutally against peaceful protesters. The protests culminated ...
“I know what you did during lockdown”: How I re-thought accessibility

“I know what you did during lockdown”: How I re-thought accessibility

I’m entering my 11th year at La Trobe University, and I’m halfway through a PhD.  2021 also marks my 11th year of living with an invisible illness. My illness, multiple chemical sensitivities, impedes my access to most buildings, though the implementation of a Learning Access Plan (LAP) devised by the AccessAbility Hub (formerly Equity and ...
Story of a Forest Trek

Story of a Forest Trek

  I have had the good fortune of living with the Orang Asli, Malaysia’s Aborigines, who are renowned as forest Indigenes. They are remarkable storytellers and from them, I learned that telling a good story is an effective way of conveying one’s thoughts or ideas. As humans, we are hardwired to communicate through stories. A ...
DEEP Events: Peace, Conflict and Education On(the)line

DEEP Events: Peace, Conflict and Education On(the)line

DEEP Germany, also known as DEEP Deutschland e.V., kicked off a new project called DEEP Events in  January 2021. The aim of DEEP Events is to create a place to come together to share ideas, skills and  information through platforms like Zoom (for now) and includes workshops, discussions and  interviews with guests from a wide ...

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