Waves, Floods, and Tears: Welcoming Refugees in Context

Sometimes, familiarity has a way of masking small differences. Everyday trivia has a way of distracting us from the complexity and immediacy of events that happen at a level of abstraction just beyond our own experience. Julian Jackson has said as much in lectures on Occupied France: one’s history can be dominated by tooth-ache or a lost cat, even as the world falls to pieces … Continue reading Waves, Floods, and Tears: Welcoming Refugees in Context