The end of Academia.edu: how business takes over, again
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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
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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.
In South Africa, April 27 is Freedom Day. In the Netherlands, it’s something else entirely
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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.
Feminisme in het vizier: over antifeminisme, racisme en mannenrechten
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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 are fighting for art and democracy
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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.
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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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.