Articles written by: Amanda Chalupa

Amanda Chalupa

Amanda Chalupa is a Polish-Montrealer working on her PhD in Social & Transcultural Psychiatry at McGill. She focuses on how people rebuild their lives following trauma, the development of various types of communities, and the representation of experiences in different memory spaces (e.g., individual interviews, collective reunions, public testimonial).

The Africa Connection
2016 Vol. 8 No. 2 - Spring / Features

The Africa Connection

When two Polish Canadians visit their grandparents’ childhood homeland in Africa they meet others on the same quest. “We immediately celebrate!” writes Amanda Chalupa. We “get” each other.”

New Zealand: The Warmest of Welcomes
2015 Vol. 7 No. 1 — Spring / Features

New Zealand: The Warmest of Welcomes

It is important to understand the welcome practices of host countries and their treatment of child refugees, and the long-term well-being and adaptation of both the children and their host countries. Amanda Chalupa takes a look at what is possibly the gold standard, set by the people of New Zealand.

Once Upon a Time in Africa…
2014 Vol. 6 No. 3 — Fall-Winter / Features / Travel

Once Upon a Time in Africa…

Former students from some of the worlds’ most exclusive schools, they came from all over the world to attend the 25th reunion in Wroclaw. And oh, they sure know how to have fun!