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23RD ASEF SUMMER UNIVERSITY
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23RD ASEF SUMMER UNIVERSITY

Deadline: 3 October 2021Are you keen on hacking our cities for a Sustainable Future?ASEF is inviting young professionals and students to join an exciting #Hackathon and be part of a team of Asians & Europeans to create societal impact!The 23rd ASEF Summer University (#ASEFSU23) is your chance to:1. Transform your ideas on Sustainable Development into concrete solutions2. Solve #Urbanisation Challenges in Bangladesh, India & Pakistan3. Collaborate with peers from 51 countries across Asia & Europe!4. Receive up to 10 University Credits on #SustainableCities & LeadershipYour journey starts with your application - Link in @asef_edu bios'.
Australian Chinese Lost in Romanticized India
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Australian Chinese Lost in Romanticized India

By Jocelyn ChanI never expected to travel to India in the first place, and I definitely didn’t expect to be excited about an extended stay due to visa issues either.Growing up in a predominately East Asian community, the ‘I found myself in India’ mentality was unheard of. This cliché that one discovers the meaning of life when seeing poverty, is offensive and unrelatable to those from recently developed or developing nations. In fact, for my Chinese parents and relatives, the thought of a young girl studying and travelling in a country they saw as unclean, unsafe and undeveloped was distressing and frowned upon. Despite this, when the New Colombo Plan (NCP) Mobility Program gave me the opportunity to attend the Indian Immersion Program at OP. Jindal Global University, I de...