On Narrative through Self and Time: Diachrony, Episodes and Waking Life

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Merel Groot
09/03/2020

Do humans experience their life as a narrative? Strawton argued that they do not necessarily see their life as a story and that this is not negative. By applying this idea to the seemingly narrative lacking film, Waking Life, this idea is explored.

Do humans experience their life as a narrative? Strawton argued that they do not necessarily see their life as a story and that this is not negative. By applying this idea to the seemingly narrative lacking film, Waking Life, this idea is explored.

'Stories We Tell'

About the documemoir: 'Stories We Tell'

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Nataliia Vdovychenko
10/02/2020

Autobiographical documentaries invite their viewers to explore the hidden world of one’s personal journeys. They allow the audience to get a glimpse of the deep and meaningful life stories of the unique personality of the protagonist.

The performative documentary: Paris is burning

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Tatsuya Ishikawa
03/02/2020

This movie is about the ball circuit and the gay people. A chronicle of New York's drag scene in the 1980s, focusing on balls, voguing and the ambitions and dreams of those who gave the era its warmth and vitality.

Dutch National Data Policy

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Mirjam van Reisen
23/11/2018

What should be key elements of the Dutch National Data Policy ; an infrastructure that returns data to the data-subject and a pulbic infrastructure that helps science, innovation and services. An infrastructure to help solve societal challenges.

Open on-line Science

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Mirjam van Reisen
23/11/2018

"Er ligt een kant en klaar recept voor open access", stelt Onderzoek Nederland: “Wij hebben laten zien dat het kan. Ons recept om te flippen naar een fair open acces journal ligt voor iedereen klaar.” Wetenschappelijke open on-line access, waarom?

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De crisis van de vrije meningsuiting

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Jan Blommaert
02/11/2018

In 2004 trok zich een golf op gang die tot vandaag doorloopt: een golf van eisen voor "vrije meningsuiting" die selectief en onsamenhangend zijn en de grote woorden niet schuwen. Ik formuleerde destijds wat kritische bedenkingen bij die eisen.

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?