Voor Jonge Turken doet Nederland er niet toe

Zihni Ă–zdil bekritiseert Turkse Nederlanders naar aanleiding van de recente rellen tussen Koerdische en Turkse Nederlanders. Turken in Nederland worden gediscrimineerd - zeker. Maar velen van hen doen niets om de vooroordelen weg te nemen, zo stelt hij in de Volkskrant in een reactie op een eerder stuk van Tuncay Cinibulak die deze jongeren vooral als slachtoffer van de autochtone Nederlanders zo Continue Reading →

Performing Eid: Eidhearts

Eating, praying, exchange gifts and wearing new, colourful clothes, are not the only way of celebrating Eid. Also online we could witness how people from all over the world celebrated in various ways. One of the interesting, cutest and funniest ways was sending Eid hearts from all over the world on Twitter. Continue Reading →

Postcard from Birmingham: Paradoxes of the North Sea Triangle

Right now Im making a trip in the UK, visiting London, Birmingham, Leicester and Manchester. During this trip I talk mostly to people who migrated to the UK from the Netherlands, regardless of their ethnic background. What I give you now is an impression of the main themes coming up during my conversations with these people. Do not expect too much in terms of reflection and analysis, it is just me Continue Reading →