The Berlin Ibn Rushd-Goethe Mosque opened in the summer of 2017. The intention of its feminist leader, Seyran Ates, is to create an atmosphere for a peaceful and democratic Islam. Odile Heynders praises Ates as an excellent public intellectual.
Since the 1980s, the popularity of the Camino has increased dramatically. Media narratives, like Hollywood movies and best seller novels, encourage people to become pilgrims and share their own stories online.
Frida Kahlo is populairder dan ooit. De Mexicaanse kunstenares inspireert vandaag niet alleen feministen en fashionistas, maar ook prentenboekenmakers die van Kahlo een (inter)nationaal icoon voor kinderen maken.
Is there a dark side to translingualism? Dr. Sender Dovchin believes the answer to that question is "yes". In this video, she talks about the research she did in the past, and the things she is working on at this moment.
This paper aims to explore how the digital age influences social behavior within the context of online bullying, with case of Amanda Todd as point of reference. The analysis is done from a broad sociological perspective.
Jan Blommaert: 'In the discussion on the politics of knowledge, the political-economic dimension is absent. Academics can do more and better things in attempts to redress existing racial and gender inequalities.'
Macron's address to Congress contrasts Trump's viewpoints. He presented himself as a strong and trustworthy leader of France and Europe, and a global citizen. Expressing himself in English is proof of this ambition.
In this column, Ana Deumert reflects on the politics of knowledge that shape research and teaching. She argues that in order to realize sociolinguistics as a truly international and inclusive discipline, we need to change our citation practices.
This article focuses on one specific group who is very active online which is the world of male make-up YouTubers. These vloggers who have been using YouTube and other platforms to make their voices heard. How did they do that?
Refugees pay for their escape from their motherland, in different ways, and in the worst case with their life. Governments pay for border control and legislations in 'collaboration' with transit states. But who is paying the highest price?
The Taj Mahal is seen by many as a symbol of love, built by a heartbroken emperor to commemorate his dead wife. Yet this is just one view; its meaning is strongly contested. Is it possible to reconcile the different views?