ON THE THRESHOLD:

Cultural Differences at the (Permeable) Border

What can a ski resort teach us about Ukraine and Russia?

Kathleen Waller, PhD
11 min readApr 5, 2022

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The Matterhorn (Monte Cervino) viewed from the Swiss and Italian sides [all photos by the author, 2022]

I am writing to you from a mountaintop restaurant with Italian and Swiss flags flying under the iconic sun-glistened outline of the Matterhorn, or as the Italians call it: Monte Cervino. Just moments ago, I followed signs with the…

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Kathleen Waller, PhD

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