Written by Nelli Eveliina Naukkarinen April is sexual assault awareness month. During this month we discuss and educate ourselves that sexual harassment, assault and violence can happen to anyone, anywhere and at any time. Often when we discuss sexual harassment or inappropriate conduct, it’s discussed in spaces of professionalism (likeContinue Reading

By Federico Arcuri “Is this restaurant Orientalist?” It all started as a joke. The restaurant Amazing Taste, located between Schouwburgstraat and Wijnhaven, is our go-to restaurant when I and my peers want to grab something to eat after a long day at uni or in between two classes. Besides its strategic location, whatContinue Reading

By Zuzanna Mietlińska Polygamy, polygyny, and polyandry. Three different terms that embrace the same phenomenon – plural, inter-human relationships. Polygyny is when one man is in a relationship with more than one woman. Similarly, polyandry is when one woman is in a relationship with more than one man, and polygamyContinue Reading

By Alon Küster Last summer, I travelled to Shanghai to take part in a summer school on Chinese culture. The relationship between Confucianism and modern Chinese society stuck with me throughout my time there. Confucianism emphasizes personal integrity and the importance of community. Modern Chinese society has undergone many changesContinue Reading

By Zuzanna Mietlińska  Why Jews are overrepresented in competent positions It’s not anti-Semitic to ask why there is a disproportionate number of ‘economically successful’ people of Jewish origin in relation to their population. Jews make up more than 1/5th of the world’s Nobel Prize winners (including over 40% in economics)Continue Reading