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
THINK Global School faculty and students had the privilege of receiving Cambridge historian Dr. Joseph Pearson as a visiting lecturer in Berlin. In the following videos, Dr. Pearson discusses with our students some perplexing realities of concentration camps during the Holocaust.
In this discussion with grade 9 student Yuan Yuan, Dr. Pearson explains how those who worked in and survived the concentration camps were among the few who weren’t immediately murdered on arrival.
In this discussion along with World Literature teacher Irene Krugman, Dr. Pearson speaks about the turmoil often experienced by those who survived a concentration camp.