The Multicultural Society

Since the killing of Black American George Floyd, the world has seen a wave of protests against institutional racism. Hilde Beune reflects on the Dutch position in this debate. The Netherlands is often praised for their ‘multicultural society’, but to what extent does it embrace cultural plurality within it’s borders? Author: Hilde Beune Banners emboldened […]

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Nederland en haar ‘multiculturele samenleving’?

In het licht van de globale golf aan protesten naar aanleiding van de dood van de zwarte Amerikaanse man George Floyd reflecteert Hilde Beune op de positie van Nederland in de discussie over racisme. Nederland wordt vaak geprezen voor haar ‘multiculturele samenleving’, maar is dit wel terecht? Auteur: Hilde Beune Spandoeken met teksten als ‘stop […]

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A call to action

The protests around the world against racism, police violence and white supremacy spark much needed conversations. This blog calls to critically look at, and change, our own practices as anthropologists in the Netherlands and at Leiden University. Authors: Anouk de Koning and Jasmijn Rana The increase of race-based violence and the death of George Floyd […]

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Covid in the 20s

Piero Miranda-Carrillo is a researcher and politically engaged Peruvian. He studied Political Science at Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú and holds a master’s degree in Anthropology from PUCP. He worked as a government councillor for the San Miguel district in 2015-2018, and did his fieldwork research on urban citizens in relation to participation, culture, sports, […]

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