Interviews were conducted by the Chinese student volunteers to gain better understanding of how the local people in Laojunshan (and later in Mabian) are reliant on clearing bamboo for economic necessity. The information gained in these interviews intended to assess more »
(Apologies for the cheesy title) It’s been an exciting 9 days, having just returned from traveling in 2 rural counties in Sichuan province. On the 5th of July I set out with Professor Sarah Bexell, another staff member from the more »
For the past week I’ve finally gotten my opportunity to experience the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. I’ve had a variety of experiences at the base—including daily opportunities to see giant and red pandas. For two days this more »
Hello! With the help of the GSSW tech team, I was able to upload several videos of my visit to Anlong Village co-operative farming community (see post below). Enjoy!
Hello! This is Jocelyn Durkay, concentration year, community track student at GSSW. I’m spending 6 weeks this summer in southwestern China studying global social work practice with Visiting Professor Sarah Bexell. I’m blogging about my experiences this summer- this is more »
My name is Jocelyn Durkay and I’m a community track student at GSSW- and I have the amazing opportunity this summer to attend a GSSW internship in China with Visiting Professor Sarah Bexell. As a participant in Professor Sarah Bexell’s more »