Je bent wat je weggooit: Afvalbewustzijn als basis voor insluiting en identiteit

  Sacha Tijmstra studeert MSc International Development Studies aan Wageningen University met een focus op Environmental Policy. Ze behaalde haar BSc Culturele Antropologie aan de UvA. Als eindredacteur van houdt zij sinds kort haar eigen blog bij: Voor schreef zij een blog over afvalbewustzijn en hoe dit kan bijdragen aan … Verder lezen

Our Postcolonial Moment: European Belonging and the Welfare State

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Anouk de Koning is assistant professor at the department of Anthropology and Development Studies, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands. For the Sociological Review she wrote a blog reflecting on historical structures and shifts that can shed light on today’s racialized politics.    For many of us, the present moment is dominated by … Verder lezen

A discourse of displacement: the local infrastructure of populism – #2 Of the blogseries by Paul Mepschen

The allegedly disenfranchised whites play a central role in this year’s election cycle in Europe. How are we to understand the populist moment and what role can ethnography play in these analyses? This is part 2 of Paul Mepschen’s populism blog series. Who are ‘the people’? In the Netherlands, the construction … Verder lezen

The Antilles, Or Why We Should All Move On From That Concept


Tachyk Nahar studies Cultural Anthropology at Utrecht University and specializes in the topics gender, sexuality, and race. She interned at the New Urban Collective and currently works on her bachelor research on gender in online social spheres of video games. Tachyk emigrated from Curaçao to the Netherlands in 2013. For she wrote this blog … Verder lezen