A Trip to Greifswald

After a weekly load of work and intensive German language courses, some ECLA of Bard students decided to take a sip from the “Sea of Free Time” that the weekend had to offer. With sleepy early-morning eyes, “armed” with sweets for energy and maps for guidance in their backpacks, they made their way through a

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Kinnaird Days

In 2010, I received my BS in Economics from the Kinnaird College for Women in Lahore, Pakistan. After graduation, I enrolled in ECLA of Bard’s Academy Year to further my studies in philosophy. I was so engaged with academics at ECLA that I never quite had the time to reconnect back with Kinnaird. Due to

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Postcard from Pakistan

Lahore, Pakistan 18.01.2013 Dear ECLA, Pakistan is a country of sweet contradictions and extremes, from the Himalayas to the Indus River. Such is my experience of living in this country. I come from the city of Lahore, which shares borders with India. Lahore is Pakistan’s cultural capital and is the second largest city in terms

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Visit to Potsdam

Last weekend a small but enthusiastic group of ECLA students got off at Potsdam Hauptbahnhof planning to spend a sunny day visiting the town’s parks and palaces. Some of them had already visited Potsdam during the winter and were astonished by the changes brought about by spring. At this time of the year Potsdam is

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