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From Mexico, with Love

Witnessing human compassion, connection and resilience, fostered in a harsh landscape of brutal inequality, and noting the contribution and impact of research. Mexico City is a world of parallel realities – perceived in the extreme by travelling on one of … Continue reading

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CMH Arts in Health PhD Success

It is a huge pleasure to report to blog readers the success of one of our CMH PhD students, Anni Raw.  Anni has been with us since January 2010 funded on a prestigious Durham Interdisciplinary PhD Studentship.  At her viva … Continue reading

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Mexican Travel Blog 5.2: Experiencing the festival of ‘The Day of the Dead’…. part 2

Continuing this fifth instalment of my Mexico City travel blog, I outline and compare  the range of experiences of being in and around the city for the ‘Day of the Dead’ festival 2011. Episode 5.2: Experiencing the festival of ‘The … Continue reading

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Mexican Travel Blog 5.1: Experiencing the festival of ‘The Day of the Dead’…. part 1

In this fifth instalment of my Mexico City travel blog, I collect a range of experiences of being in and around the city for the ‘Day of the Dead’ festival 2011. Episode 5.1: Experiencing the festival of ‘The Day of … Continue reading

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Mexican Travel Blog 4: Experiencing the ritual of ‘Santa Muerte’ (Saint Death)

In this fourth instalment of my Mexico City travel blog I share the extraordinary experience of being invited into the very heart of the annual ritual offerings to the sub-cultural icon Santa Muerte. Episode 4: Experiencing the ritual of ‘Santa … Continue reading

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Mexican Travel Blog 3: Dressing the Cemetery for the dead

In this third instalment of my Mexico City travel blog I outline an experience of cemetery dressing, for the ‘Day of the Dead’ celebrations. Episode 3: Dressing the Cemetery for the dead. Prior to the ‘Day of the Dead’ festival … Continue reading

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Mexican Travel Blog 2: First Contact – El Faro

In this second instalment of my Mexico City travel blog I focus on a first visit to a visionary project, El Faro de Oriente, in Iztapalapa, an eastern suburb of the Federal District. A few days ago I had the … Continue reading

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