Turning the lens on Nepal’s untold stories

Arts Education Law
Griffith photography students recently travelled to Nepal for a three-week study tour, using their work to reveal the untold stories of this tiny Himalayan nation. The tour featured a five-day festival of masterclasses and workshops, followed by an intensive 12-day storytelling project which gave students the opportunity to work in the local community with a team of international mentors.

Earthquake orphans: what Nepal can learn from Haiti

Griffith Asia Institute
Kate van Doore, Griffith University Following the earthquake in 2010, Westerners flocked to Haiti to “rescue” orphaned and lost children. The “rescue” included the evacuation of children by plane for inter-country adoption and an increase in the number of children placed in orphanages in the following months. The problem that has since emerged is that […]