To put it most basically: how can you come to real conclusions regarding time in a place that for many months of the year, there is no day or there is no night?
“I have a bit of a provocative question for Taylor.”
Oh no. Here it comes.
“Have you ever done ayahuasca?”
Through the course of my PhD research, I found myself escaping with increasing frequency to parks of different kinds in the cities I made home.
After sharing that I came to Yichun for my dissertation research on forestry history of the People’s Republic of China, I was told that I came to the wrong place.
It just did not sit right anymore to go on all these research trips. That’s when I calculated the Carbon Footprint of my project until thus far.
Now that I’m pursuing a doctoral degree in the highly interdisciplinary field of environmental history, I have come to embrace new research methods.