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Ethnography can be defined as the small-scale study of human behavior through "clinical" observation and intersubjective participation.

Dunkirk: History Re-created for the Big Screen

Paper
Fernanda Delgado
09/11/2018
14 minutes to read

How much truth can we find in fictional representations of history? This paper explores the real and fictional elements in Chrsitopher Nolan's Dunkirk, and how they work together to immerse its audience in the historical event.

Empress Theodora: A feminist at the dawn of the Middle Ages

Article
Nikos Papadopoulos
21/11/2018
11 minutes to read

We often think of feminism of something that started with the 19th century suffragette movements. This article, however, shows that ancient empress Theodora of Byzanthium was one of the precursors of modern-day feminism.

April Fools

The key to a successful April Fools' joke

Column
Dianne Parlevliet
06/04/2018
4 minutes to read

With some examples from April Fools' 2018, this column examines what made people get tricked. Regardless of whether your goal is to trick people, believable and controversial jokes will grab the audience's attention. 

Body politics

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Obsession with one’s body is often part of growing up. The unspoken question is here: which standard are we trying to apply to ourselves?

Volunteer Tourism: Still Some Way to Go

Article
Sarah-Maria Geradin
31/10/2018
9 minutes to read

Tourism is now on its way towards sustainability. The following article discusses volunteer tourism, a form of tourism considered sustainable. But is this really the case?