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
Podcast Overview: On October 8th, 2013, author and labour historian Dilip Simeon spoke to the students of THINK Global School about Mahatma Gandhi and his rise to the forefront of the Indian independence movement. Over the course of the hour-long question-and-answer session, Mr. Simeon goes into length about Gandhi’s place in history, loyalist hatred towards Gandhi, and how Gandhi managed to bring the Indian peasantry into the national movement.
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