WHITE PEOPLE AND “BLACK PETE”: CONSCIOUSLY IGNORANT

This article was written by guest blogger Anette Moolenaar, a Political Science student at the University of Amsterdam. Want to read more from Anette? Click here. In order to try to … Meer lezen over WHITE PEOPLE AND “BLACK PETE”: CONSCIOUSLY IGNORANT

JOHN ALLEN CHAU AND HOW MISSIONARIES PERPETUATE IMPERIALISM

Last week, the world learned of the death of Alabama missionary, John Allen Chau. He had traveled illegally to North Sentinel Island, part of the Andaman Islands under the protection … Meer lezen over JOHN ALLEN CHAU AND HOW MISSIONARIES PERPETUATE IMPERIALISM

HOW MY TRIP TO CUBA MADE ME REALIZE WHAT TREATING YOURSELF IS REALLY ABOUT

Whenever someone asks me how I am doing, my response is evermore ‘Good. Stressed though.’ This is not an automatism, it’s the truth. I never feel at peace. Every single … Meer lezen over HOW MY TRIP TO CUBA MADE ME REALIZE WHAT TREATING YOURSELF IS REALLY ABOUT

ABLEISM IN INTERSECTIONALITY

This article was written by guest blogger Malou Miedema. Malou goes to Amsterdam University College and she interviewed activist Naomi Doevendans for this piece on ableism and intersectional feminism. In April, … Meer lezen over ABLEISM IN INTERSECTIONALITY

WE AREN’T U

Universities across the Netherlands have been facing financial troubles: it has been decided that tertiary education will suffer some budget cuts. The faculties at the University of Amsterdam that are … Meer lezen over WE AREN’T U

THE BLACK HERITAGE TOUR: UNVEILING AMSTERDAM’S COLONIAL HISTORY

The Rijksmuseum is seen as an essential aspect of Dutch education, which is why it is so important to put the museum and what it contains under scrutiny. If this museum is the container of Dutch culture and history, we should be critical of what this Dutch culture and history entails according to the museum. Who does the Rijksmuseum include and who do they render invisible?