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  • The Conversation: Silence can be healing for Rwandan youth born of genocide rape
    Is it always good to talk about violent pasts? Sixty Rwandan youths participated in a research project co-led by Dal's Laura Eramian (Sociology and Social Anthropology) that aimed to understand the perspectives of people born of rapes committed during the genocide.
  • The Conversation: Casino Diplomacy ‑ The Trump game that everyone loses
    Robert Huish (International Development Studies) writes about how Donald Trump is unmoved by high risks and wild odds, apparently feeling that his sheer cunning will always win, including, now, in geopolitics — his latest casino.
  • The language of friendship
    Haruka Aoyama, Dania Shalabi and Delicia Marie Toro came to Dalhousie from three different countries to study three different programs. But after meeting in the first week of their English for Academic Purposes class, they've formed a bond that spans any of the differences between them.
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