Luc is a fourth year political science and philosophy double major with interests in security studies and democracy. He is currently interning at the Malaysian Social Research Institute in Kuala Lumpur.
As I find myself back home in Victoria, what strikes me most is how easy it is to settle back into my old routine. Nevertheless, I have been given a new repertoire of experiences upon which to reflect and find… Continue Reading →
I would like to say that I am very grateful and thankful to the organization and all the staff of MSRI for being so hospitable to us three Canadians over the past 6 months. As foreigners, coming to a new… Continue Reading →
Malaysia is an extremely racialized society. Walking around Kuala Lumpur, it is impossible not to notice the fragmentation and construction of some of the city’s many neighbourhoods according to racial division. In Ampang Point, the neighbourhood in which I reside,… Continue Reading →
Lest we forget pluralist justifications for the separation of church and state. Being a fan of freedom of expression and the values of liberty and equality espoused by the liberal democracy I call home, I was, perhaps naively, rather surprised… Continue Reading →
Singapore is a gorgeous city, immaculate and well kept infrastructure; clean and wide sidewalks; huge trees and vegetation everywhere; and public art installations around every corner were truly inspiring to see. I only had 48 hours as I was making… Continue Reading →