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Monthly Archives: March 2013

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Stateless Rohingya – Running on empty

“Stateless Rohingya…Running on Empty,” is a photo series by award-winning Thai photographer Suthep Kritsanavarinthe and depicts the plight of the Rohingya, an ethnic and Muslim religious minority from Burma.

Blogtournee Arabieren kijken: Oriëntalisme en gewone mensen

In het kader van de blogtournee van het boek van Hassnae Bouazza, Arabieren kijken, een mini-essay over orientalisme onder meer over televisie, seksualiteit, stereotypes en anti-orientalistische dilemma’s.

European foreign fighters in Syria

In the last months there have been numerous reports of Europeans going to Syria to fight against the Al-Assad regime. In this post I will monitor the main news reports and analysis on this issue.

Verontwaardiging & Verantwoordelijkheid: Yunus, pleegzorg en Turkse Nederlanders

Naar aanleiding van de zaak van Yunus, een Turks-Nederlandse jongen, die uit huis geplaatst is en bij een lesbisch stel is ondergebracht is veel commotie ontstaan. PvdA leden Tunuhan Kuzu en Selçuk Öztürk roepen Turkse Nederlanders op hun verantwoordelijkheid te nemen.

Closing the week 11 – Sectarianism, Syria, Europe, Dutch

A weekly round up of writings on the Internet, some relevant for my research, some political, some funny but all of them interesting (Dutch/English). (As usual to a large extent based upon suggestions from Dutch, other European, American and Middle Eastern readers. Thank you all.) (As usual to a large extent based upon suggestions from Dutch, other European, American and Middle Eastern readers. Thank you all.)

Marriage as punishment: documentary about women’s rights in Morocco

The suicide of the 16-year-old Amina Filali from Larache, who presumably was forced to marry her rapist, gave Nadir Bouhmouch the idea to use her story as the main topic for a documentary about women’s rights in his country of birth: 475 – When Marriage Becomes Punishment.

Surveillance: Veiligheid, Risico en Nederlanders in Syrië

Het ministerie van Veiligheid en Justitie maakt bekend dat het dreigingsniveau in Nederland verhoogd is van ‘voorstelbaar’ naar ‘substantieel’ hetgeen betekent dat er een reële, maar niet meteen acute, dreiging zou zijn. Wat betekent dat, hoe bang moeten we zijn en hoe past dit in het overheidsoptreden?

Closing the Week 10 – Women's Day, Prayer, Reverberations, Nones, News, Dutch

A weekly round up of writings on the Internet, some relevant for my research, some political, some funny but all of them interesting (Dutch/English). (As usual to a large extent based upon suggestions from Dutch, other European, American and Middle Eastern readers. Thank you all.) (As usual to a large extent based upon suggestions from Dutch, other European, American and Middle Eastern readers. Thank you all.) This week special attention to the new academic blog on prayer: Reverberations!

Haremfeminisme: het blanke elitaire feminisme ?

De feministische praktijk blijft tot nader bericht zeer blank en elitair, vindt Norah Karrouche. Wanneer het zuiden hier dichtbij komt in de vorm van een andersoortige vrouwelijkheid of feminisme, dan is het iedere feminist(e) en iedere harem voor zich.

Happy International Intersectional Women's Day

Prof. Nira Yuval Davis at LSE, 25 January 2012. She discusses the ways it is often not just women and men but women and men of particular intersectional social locations which are constructed in particular roles in nationalist discourses.

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