While food is one of the two fundamental pillars of human survival -- water being the other -- how often do we stop to think about food in a socio-cultural sense? For Zeynep Kilic, sociology professor, Fulbright Scholar, and Turkish transplant in Alaska, Turkish food has been the link between her new world in the US and her upbringing in Turkey.
As the lovely street-side cafés of Jakarta and the stages and stadiums of Paris again open their doors to the world, thoughts will turn to what a future defined by these tragedies might look like. Let us work to ensure that it is a future expressed by global empathy, compassion, and understanding, and not by increasing distrust and conflict.
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