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Marlin Beswetherick – Blog 6: Reflections

Looking back on a lifetime in 6 months It’s amazing how quickly time goes by. Soon, new interns will be sitting in desks at MSRI; new faces, new experiences, half a world away – it all seems like it was… Continue Reading →

Marlin Beswetherick – Blog 5: MSRI and The Starfish Story

There was a story Alijah used to tell called ‘The Starfish Story’. It begins with a little girl on a beach where there were thousands of starfish stranded and unable to reach the water. The little girl began to pick… Continue Reading →

Marlin Beswetherick – Blog 4: Culture shock and Community: Life as an intern

There’s just over a month left of my placement at the Malaysian Social Research Institute and time is simultaneously frozen and in hyper-speed. Can one look back, forward, and yet cling to each moment as it slips by without losing… Continue Reading →

Marlin Beswetherick – Blog 3: An Unequal Price

Recently, my job has given me the opportunity to hear some of the stories about the realities of life as a refugee in Malaysia. The experience is not always positive and there is no ‘one story’ that can encapsulate it…. Continue Reading →

Marlin Beswetherick – Blog 2: Reproducing The World

As I sit here, fingers hovering above the keyboard, my thoughts freeze and scatter. How does one start to write about a new life, a new city, a new world – one that is not new at all but is… Continue Reading →

Marlin Beswetherick – Blog 1: Introduction Interview

My name is Marlin Beswetherick and this is my first Podcast! Rasheedah White is interviewing me abbout my upcoming internship with MSRI in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, what I’ll be doing there and what I am looking forward to most!

 

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