How an Overwatch character is shaping the Hong Kong Protests

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Daniel Obubo
16/10/2019

Blizzard Entertainment an online game company made the controversial decision to ban a professional gamer for making his political stance towards Hong Kong known, now their own fictional character is becoming the mascot of the movement, how?.

Blizzard Entertainment an online game company made the controversial decision to ban a professional gamer for making his political stance towards Hong Kong known, now their own fictional character is becoming the mascot of the movement, how?.

Can Social Media contribute to Human Rights?

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Blean Tsige
23/05/2019

The aim of this blog is to show how technology, specifically social media is changing our lives in every aspect. Especially in the ambients, we didn't expect a change in. 

Een onschuldig essay of een partijpamflet?

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Jan Jaap de Ruiter
23/05/2019

Dit artikel gaat in op de vraag of het eenvoudig essayist Baudet is die een opstel schreef over de roman Serotonine van Michel Houellebecq of toch vooral Forum voor Democratieleider Baudet.

Het probleem met onze universiteiten

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Jan Blommaert
23/03/2019

Het probleem van onze universiteiten is dus dat ze te politiek zijn, maar dat de politieke dimensies niet als politiek benoemd worden.

Skeleton Halloween

Death in the face of Halloween

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Janieke Bruin-Mollenhorst
30/10/2018

How is it possible that in Halloween, we can engage playfully with death? 

Why you should think twice before getting your kid a Batman figurine

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s.dahmane@tilburguniversity.edu Dahmane
28/10/2018

By making us sympathize with billionaire Batman, the superhero genre does a marvellous job in legitimizing powerful neoliberal politicians and American hegemony.  Here is how the soft power of Hollywood superhero movies unfolds:

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'Babel': miracle or mirage?

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Nadine Visser
28/09/2018

Talking about the film Babel and the part is plays in globalization and culture.

Facebook Dating

Is Facebook Dating the new Tinder?

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Irene de Groot
24/09/2018

It is very romantic, meeting your soulmate online. Meeting new people through Facebook has always been quite easy, but Facebook has decided to take this to the next level with Facebook Dating.

Image of a lonely boy, which is Oscar Wao much of the novel.

The Desire to Belong

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Ryan Papetti
11/09/2018

How do marginalization and transnationalism play along? In the novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz, the impacts of transnationalism and effects of marginalization come to life.

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Eenheid in de zin

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Michel Briel
11/06/2018

Iedereen vraagt de grote vraag. Het antwoord is altijd hetzelfde, maar dit betekend voor iedereen wat anders. 
Eenheid in de zin is een persoonlijk verhaal en een helicoperperspectief op verschillende interpretaties van hét antwoord.