Hello! My name is Marlin Beswetherick. I'm currently in the process of achieving a degree in Anthropology and have had the amazing opportunity to be part of an NGO called MSRI in Malaysia. I feel incredibly thankful to have been part of CAPI and QEScholars (I cannot believe my luck)! I hope you enjoy my blog posts and please let me know if you have any questions! I'm always happy to chat.
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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!