Skaters in Eindhoven seem to form communities with their own norms and ideas about authenticity. How does one become an authentic skater in the city and how do they represent themselves on social media?
Every year during Carnaval, the Dutch city of Den Bosch turns into 'Oeteldonk' and its inhabitants turn into 'Oeteldonkers'. This article deals with the characteristics that make someone an authentic Oeteldonker.
This paper is focussed on Asian culture and commodity in the city centre of Tilburg in the form of linguistic and semiotic signs. Therefore we found three shops that represent important aspects of life: health, beauty and nutrition.
With a shift towards the far-right, politics in Flanders have become rather polarized. In Ghent's linguistic landscape, we see counter noise coming from the left. What does this tell us about Ghent in the context of Flemish politics?
In this interview Lauren Zentz shares her thoughts about the impact of digital culture, and talks about her hopes for the future. For instance, she hopes that her work will contribute to our understandings of how to conduct sociolinguistic and ethnographic research that accounts for the power and even the ubiquity of the internet in many people’s daily lives.