History As Model for Rebuilding War-torn Countries

Interesting example of how the history of rebuilding of German after WWII is serving as a model for Syrians. See: German Museums Are Helping to Battle Refugees’ Culture Shock

“When the Syrian refugees visiting the German historic museum saw how badly this now-flourishing country was destroyed after World War II it gave them hope for their own country,” said Zoya Masoud, a 28-year-old architect from Latakia, Syria, who came to Germany four years ago and now works as one of the guides.


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