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Links of interest: genotype detectives, cultural creatives and expats in Hollywood

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An expat story heads to Hollywood. Cultural creatives worldwide tie their stories together in a new film. Travel back in time/around the globe, with films of bygone eras.

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Who owns polish, and is accessibility superficial?

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Who owns polish? Growing up in a countercultural town, the presentation of Madison Avenue and Hollywood seemed like subversive tools of the establishment.

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Hybrid ambassadors blog-ring and Dialogue2010 podcast roundtable

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A series of dynamic, real-time conversations on Twitter, blog-rings and podcast roundtables on topics relevant to hybrid lifestylers and the global community.

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Reacting to taboo: how avoidance can make us complicit

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Taboo’s unintended cloaking effect: we banish from our thoughts the most unimaginable human acts, making us blind to them in our midst.

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My global niche: an interview with Today’s Zaman newspaper

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For a series on expat success stories in a national English-language newspaper, I tell Brooks Emerson how a sense of place has inspired my sense of self.

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Social media as self actualization: how has it launched you?

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As social networking renders overseas professional women visible and relevant, it’s a powerful tool of self-actualization.

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Is that a pain cry? What we want to hear about death

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Can grief-illiterate Americans grieve in public — and out loud? Restricting who we talk to about death can cut us off from people unafraid to hear about it, perhaps those even able to console us.

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Expat images: unrecognizable vs. iconic

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Fleeting, picturesque moments can capture an enduring truth about expatriatism.

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Does expat lit deserve its own shelf?

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Expatriate literature may be stocked in the travel-memoir-classics section, but does it deserve a shelf of its own? Highlights from a week of Twitter #litchat about the unique depths of outsider cultural views from the inside

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Flaming East: how do you share uncensored awe about a place?

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Inspired by history but not tethered to it, my Flaming East concept embraced the wonder of the region’s watery crossroads, from the Renaissance’s Age of Discovery to the steamer trunks-and-servants Golden Age of Travel. But does exploring the past mean flaming the east?

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