An experiment in intercultural communication: “Learning from the people in the villages, value their way of life” – West Bengal

Photo courtesy: Freundeskreis Ghosaldanga und Bishnubati e.V.

Since the beginning of my work with people of the Santal villages, Ghosaldanga and Bishnubati, close to Santiniketan, it has been important to me that it is not a one-way street. Giving and receiving should be equally important. This means that I, an outsider, was willing to share my experiences and my knowledge while remaining curious to learn from the people in the villages, value their way of life and cultivate their friendship. | Read the full story by Martin Kämpchen in The Statesman (15 September 2018) >>

Video | Roots and Branches: The Lifeworld of an Enlightened Villager in West Bengal: Documentary (2017) by Ronald Kurt © >>

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