Dear Students! It has been another crazy year, and I’d like to send you a message of hope and encouragement as you deal with your exams and turn your attention beyond the end of the semester.
Dear Colleagues, as we turn our attention to holding the exams, getting through those last online meetings, and wondering how we can reorganize those holiday plans, I’d like to send you all a short but sincere word of encouragement and thanks to close off 2021.
First-year student Sarah Alonso Vega looks back on the area fair that took place on October 29th, what did you miss?
As you may have seen it on social media, on Friday 29 October, outgoing Prime Minister Rutte and Prime Minister Trudeau of Canada visited the University during a busy day in the Netherlands ahead of the G20 in Italy and the COP26 in Glasgow. Originally, this meeting was only meant for FGGA students, but we, as fellow humanities students had the honour to attend the dialogue in person as well. How did we end up there?
Under this rubric, we want to report on our tutors' international and intercultural experiences. Most of our tutors at BA International have done some sort of fieldwork for their Bachelors, masters, PhDs or post-doc projects. In this rubric, they share their experiences and tell their funny and memorable stories when being abroad and being part of another culture.
What is a Landscape Biography? What do you look at if you want to carry out a Heritage Impact Assessment? And why should we care about heritage anyway?
Last Friday, 24 October, International Studies had the first informal awarding of first year diplomas.
There is growing awareness about the ecological and social crises that the Latin American region faces. To amplify these issues, Maria Gabriela Palacio Ludeña is collaborating with a National Geographic film-maker and special guest Rodrigo Polić, who produced the documentary Katalalixar in the Patagonian archipelago, travelling alone in his kayak and filming in the territory that was inhabited more than six thousand years ago by the indigenous community kawéskar, now extinct.
From now on, every Friday (15:30-18.00) the Schouwburgstraat Café, offers drinks at a discount, TGIF! Come socialize & enjoy a €2 drink.
On 22 October we will award the First year diplomas to those second year students who passed all their courses during the first year of their studies, and thus received the 60 curricular credits within one year.