CPGC intern LinKai Jiang ’11 will spend two weeks in Jogajakarta, Java, Indonesia participating in a language and culture immerson program before heading to Bali for eight weeks. For half of LinKai’s time in Bali, he will be taking courses on human rights, social science research methodologies and ethics. The final four weeks will be dedicated to field research with 1965 Park on social history project, dialogue on past political violence and community education.
The CPGC in Indonesia program offers a 10 week-long “research internship” experience for 5-7 Haverford College students. Focusing on building bridges between the social sciences and human rights work, it provides participants with the opportunity to learn about different research methodologies and to practice their skills in the field in partnership with Indonesian students and local NGOs.