Tattooing is the most misunderstood art form in Japan today. Looked down upon for centuries and rarely discussed in social circles, people with tattoos are outcasts in this country, banned from most public spaces such as beaches, bathhouses, and even gyms. Tattoos have an extensive history in Japan, and to truly understand the stigma behind them it is essential to be aware of their significance. The first records of tattoos...Read More
While conducting classes in Berlin, Germany, THINK Global School received many visits from Dr. Joseph Pearson, a Cambridge historian, writer, and resident of Germany’s capital. In one of these enlightening lectures, Dr. Pearson had the students analyze whether they believe an individual or the collective can change history.
Following this discussion, Dr. Pearson equipped the students to look at the Nazi Regime through various historical perspectives, including: political, social, cultural, and intellectual.
As a wrap-up, Dr. Pearson helped the students decipher who is responsible for the Holocaust by explaining different historians’ theses.
For more on Dr. Pearson’s interaction with TGS, continue your learning with these discussion videos on the Holocaust and the treatment in concentration camps.