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IHP Cities in the 21st Century Spring 2016 – India

IHP Cities Spring 2016   Dear Home,   When asked to describe her experience in India using just one word, a fellow student simply stated, “sensory.” We found this incredibly apt—Ahmedabad, India, captures and entrances every sense, overwhelming you with sights, sounds, smells, tastes, and feels. One of our first rickshaw rides encapsulated this perfectly. […]

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IHP Cities in the 21st Century Track 2 Fall 2015 – Senegal

Hi! We’ve had such a fun time here in Senegal, we’ve barely had a chance to contact you. We hope you aren’t missing all of us too much! We did so much in Senegal that it’s hard to pack it all into one letter! So, here are some highlights from some of the things we […]

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IHP Cities in the 21st Century Track 1 Fall 2015 – Sao Paulo

Hello IHPers! The IHP Cities in the 21st Century Track 1 program has wrapped up its time in Sao Paulo, Brazil and has published this video Letter Home:

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IHP Fall 2015 Cities in the 21st Century: New York

Dearest Friends and Family,   Greetings from Buenos Aires, Argentina! We have been here an entire week now, and are more than excited to share with you some of our favorite and most memorable moments from our two weeks in New York City. Here we go!   After months of planning and excitement, we landed […]

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IHP Cities in the 21st Century Letter Home from India Spring 2015

From the moment we stepped out of the airport in Ahmedabad, India, the city offered up a sensory overload. Cows, monkeys and the occasional elephant in the street, the smell of burning trash, and the hustle-bustle traffic on the ride to our hotel formed our first impression of the place where we would spend the […]

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IHP Cities in the 21st Century Letter Home from Cape Town, South Africa Spring 2015

Hello Well Wishers, As we say goodbye to our IHP family, we reflect on our time in Cape Town, the last stop on this IHP journey. Guided by our powerful and brilliant country coordinator, Sally, we dove into Cape Town head first, using the many tools we have honed over the semester. Along the way, […]

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IHP Spring 2015 Cities in the 21st Century Video Letter Home from Brazil

Students on the IHP “Cities in the 21st Century” program reflect on their time in Sao Paulo, Brazil, the second of the four sites they’ll study in over the course of the program. During their four weeks in San Paulo between February and March, they explored issues such as water rights, housing disparities, transportation, as […]

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Letter Home from Ahmedabad

Kem cho (how are you), IHP family? We’ve had a fabulous time here in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Here are some highlights from our trip: The Bhadra Plaza Heritage Festival where we listened to Rajan and Sajan Mishra, singers of the khyal style of Indian classical music, Fazal Qureshi, a prolific tabla player, and U. Rajesh, a […]

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Letter Home from Hanoi, Viet Nam

A Letter Home from students on the Fall 2014 Track 1 of IHP Cities in the 21st Century: Written by Dimitri Antoniou, Alina Aksiyote Benardete, Elena Crowe, and Cinneah El-Amin Photos by QiHan Wong and Anselmo Fuentes Xin chào từ Việt Nam!  In this final month, we’ve reflected on the beauty and chaos of Hanoi […]

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Letter Home from Cape Town, South Africa

A Letter Home from the Fall 2014 IHP Cities in the 21st Century Track 1 Program: Written by IHP Students, edited by Maggie Livingstone, photos by Anselmo Fuentes Leaving the confines of São Paulo to Cape Town was like stepping away from a concrete jungle into a city seemingly designed for a postcard: the gorgeous […]

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