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anastasia-m-ashman's picture
May.01.2013
Building your global niche is a 21st century skill. For work. For life.International business, human resources, the future of life & work bestsellers and new releases from Harvard Biz Review are stacking up on our bookshelf at Pinterest.   Finding cultural effectiveness. Career...
anastasia-m-ashman's picture
Oct.16.2012
I love everything I'm hearing about my friend and colleague expat-repat writing coach and Thirsty author Kristin Bair O'Keeffe's monthly 38Write series of three-day global writing workshops. I especially admire her cutting-edge use of Twitter and Pinterest to create a real-time, web-based...
robert-earle's picture
Nov.26.2011
Half a Life, published a decade ago, is another one of Naipaul's spare, brooding tales that focuses on the lack of identity--cultural identity, really--that characterizes modern life. The novel begins with a kind of joke.  Willie Chandran was so named for W. Somerset Maughm who once met Willie...
aberjhani's picture
Oct.07.2011
Considering that Sweden has hosted the Nobel Prize Awards for more than a century and until Thursday had not presented one of its own authors with the Nobel Prize in Literature since 1974 (to Eyvind Johnson), the world can hardly blame the awards committee for presenting this year’s prize to poet...
farzana-versey's picture
Feb.25.2010
It is a sick idea for hordes of Australians to tuck into chicken tikka to express solidarity with the 30 victims of racial attacks that have taken place since May last year. They even had a name for this one-day project: ‘Vindaloo Against Violence’. Victoria Premier John Brumby got all sagacious...
wendy-nelson-tokunaga's picture
Feb.11.2010
Love in Translation: Foreign Wife, Japanese Husband - Part 7 Patricia has lived in Japan for the past ten years. Originally from France, she brings a lot of interesting insights about cross-cultural marriage and the philosophy one needs to practice in adjusting to living in a foreign culture...
farzana-versey's picture
Oct.14.2009
He finds it weird that Indians claim him although he is not really one of them. Most expats would take it as part of the parcel. Not the winner of this year’s Nobel Prize for chemistry. Venkatraman Ramakrishnan is not mincing words when he says, “All sorts of people from India have been writing to...
aberjhani's picture
Mar.17.2009
The following is the first in a three-part series of celebrated blogs on the 2008 presidential campaign.    Why I Cried When Barack Obama Received the Democratic Nomination for President of the United States    The writer Victor Sejour, who counted the great French author Alexandre Dumas among...
anastasia-m-ashman's picture
May.05.2008
...is Matt Lauer? Istanbul! In this annual travel series of NBC's Today Show, America's #1 morning network TV program, the host pops up in a different global city each day for a week. Day 4 of his 2008 journey he arrived in Istanbul -- and interviewed me and my Expat Harem coeditor Jennifer Gokmen...