The voices of the gilets jaunes in literature: ‘No one is talking about us’

Column
Odile Heynders
20/12/2018
5 minutes to read

In the last years, literary writer Edouard Louis articulated the voices of the gilets jaunes in a series of books and pamphlets. His message, according to Odile Heynders is that ''The writer in 2018/19 has to radically be involved in the present'.

In the last years, literary writer Edouard Louis articulated the voices of the gilets jaunes in a series of books and pamphlets. His message, according to Odile Heynders is that ''The writer in 2018/19 has to radically be involved in the present'.

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The future of the EU: Do you know what the EU does for you?

Column
Alea Sophie Küppers
15/11/2018
4 minutes to read

In the past decades the European Union has been acting in the background. It totally overslept the rise of anti-Europe sentiments. The EU finally needs to start communicating how it improves the lives of the ordinary European citizens.

Playboy's Postfeminism Problem

Column
Julie Peters
14/11/2018
4 minutes to read

Playboy is trying its hand at the feminism debate, but it is a hollow attempt.

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Academic guidelines, generalization and inequality

Column
Marissa Bakx
12/11/2018
5 minutes to read

Day in day out, we as scholars use academic guidelines like the APA referencing style. This form of standardization is broadly accepted by the academic world. But did you ever think about the system of standardization itself? 

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Ja hoor, #HalbeWasErbij: over het politiek belang van memes

Column
Jan Blommaert
08/11/2018
7 minutes to read

Politieke communicatie is niet meer het monopolie van politici en politieke verslaggevers. Ze wordt ook gemaakt door miljoenen burgers. De Nederlandse Minister van Buitenlandse Zaken Halbe Zijlstra weet er ondertussen alles van.

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Bye Bye referendum: Three Reasons Not To Mourn

Column
Jan Dijsselbloem
01/11/2018
7 minutes to read

The Dutch referendum did not live a long life. Three reasons why we should not be mourning the loss of it as it was in its current form and shape.