March for Science Brussels 2017

The March For Science and why it's relevant

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Jan Blommaert
28/04/2017
4 minutes to read

The March For Science can be the beginning of a game-changing movement targeting some of the crucial evils of today's world.

The March For Science can be the beginning of a game-changing movement targeting some of the crucial evils of today's world.

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The end of Academia.edu: how business takes over, again

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Ico Maly
28/04/2017
3 minutes to read

Academia.edu used to be a refreshing and very useful platform for academics and students all over the world. That has ended with academia.edu introducing  the ‘paid search’, says Ico Maly (Tilburg University).  

Exploring the Linguistic Landscape in the Sofia Subway

Paper
Asya Krusteva
28/04/2017
12 minutes to read

In language policy certain norms and laws should be strictly followed. However, in the Sofia subway this seems not to happen. Four examples of language mistakes are analyzed in this paper, as well as a map with some correctly written names.

Mondrian meets the city: Why we should all visit 'Mondrian to Dutch Design' in The Hague

Article
Liza Voetman
10/04/2017
4 minutes to read

Artistic theme years are widely represented in public spaces within The Netherlands. The current theme 'Mondrian to Dutch Design' avoids the turning point to become public entertainment. 

March for Science Brussels 2017

The March For Science and why it's relevant

Column
Jan Blommaert
28/04/2017
4 minutes to read

The March For Science can be the beginning of a game-changing movement targeting some of the crucial evils of today's world.

Academic publishing and money

Article
Jan Blommaert
10/10/2016
4 minutes to read

We usually forget the real production price of academic work in Open Access discussions.

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In South Africa, April 27 is Freedom Day. In the Netherlands, it’s something else entirely

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Nastassja Wessels
27/04/2017
7 minutes to read

The ties between the Netherlands and South Africa have always been tense with complexity and history. These days, they have one more thing in common: 27 April.

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Feminisme in het vizier: over antifeminisme, racisme en mannenrechten

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Fatma Arikoglu
28/03/2017
4 minutes to read

Antifeminisme past in dezelfde logica als andere tegenbewegingen- en stemmen die de machtsongelijkheid in onze samenleving willen behouden en zelfs versterken, schrijft Fatma Arikoglu.

The Spectators of The Polish Theatre in Wrocław

The Spectators of The Polish Theatre in Wrocław are fighting for art and democracy

Paper
Anna Chmielińska
03/04/2017
16 minutes to read

This is an analysis of 'The Spectators of The Polish Theatre in Wrocław'. A movement that fights for art, freedom and democracy. It is also about one man, who has tried to destroy something beautiful, the real art in Poland.

De vrouw in de literatuur van Saskia Noort: over spontaan witte wijn drinkende vrouwen

Article
Hannah Fransen
26/04/2017
8 minutes to read

Vrouwenemancipatie in de Nederlandstalige literatuur heeft nog een lange weg te gaan. In dit stuk wordt aan de hand van de romans 'De Eetclub' en 'Het Reservaat' dieper in gegaan op deze problematiek.

Het jaar van de informatiecrisis

Article
Jan Blommaert
24/04/2017
13 minutes to read

Wat we hebben gezien in 2016 is het einde van het geloof in feiten, of beter, van een model waarvan we aannamen dat het feiten verstrekte en ons toeliet de waarheid van de leugen te onderscheiden.

Music criticism in the digital age

Paper
Sam Branten
01/09/2016
16 minutes to read

This paper discusses the implications of digitalisation for music criticism. It may seem that professional music criticism is no longer relevant in the digitalised society of today, but in this paper, it is argued that this is not the case.

De opmars van de antidemocratie in Europa

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Ico Maly
13/04/2017
6 minutes to read

Wat voor altijd voorbij leek: de uitholling van de democratie, de aanval op universele rechten en de opmars van (bloed-en bodem)-nationalisme is vandaag meer dan ooit terug. Het antidemocratisch nationalisme is het nieuwe normaal.