Fabian Holle - Winner of the 2020 ARC-GS Master Thesis Prize
Fabian Holle, PhD-candidate within our project, has won the 2020 ARC-GS Master Thesis Prize for the research they did for the thesis 'Queer creations between a rock and a hard place. Art practicing LGBTQ+ forced migrants unsettling Dutch hegemony'. Below, you can read the jury report and watch the video in which Fabian describes in more detail their research project.
How can we do engaged scholarship in times of COVID-19? - A conference call with engaged scholars
In a matter of weeks, COVID-19 has become a global pandemic. In the meantime, millions of people have become infected, and even more have been impacted by the socio-economic measures taken to contain the pandemic. While the virus itself does not discriminate based on age, race, income, or immigration status, these categories still determine who is more likely to get infected, recover or die from the virus, as well as be most impacted by the socio-economic measures taken to contain it.
VU Magazine - Caught in a web of disadvantage
VU professor of Diversity and Integration Halleh Ghorashi (1962) fled from Iran as a political refugee and settled down in The Netherlands. She takes a stand against the negative portrayal of refugees and migrants and fights for diversity and inclusion, at both a societal and corporate level. Her own experiences have always played a big part in the research she eventually went on to conduct.