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  • Theorizing Engaged Scholarship

Beaulieu, M., Breton, M., & Brousselle, A. (2018). Conceptualizing 20 years of engaged scholarship: A scoping review. PloS one, 13(2), e0193201.

Boyer, E. L. (1996). The scholarship of engagement. Bulletin of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 18-33.

Bender, G. (2008). Exploring conceptual models for community engagement at higher education institutions in South Africa. Perspectives in Education, 26, 15.

Burawoy, M. (2007). Open the social sciences: To whom and for what? Portuguese Journal of Social Science, 6(3), 137-146.

Cherrington, A. M., Scheckle, E., Khau, M., De Lange, N., & Du Plessis, A. (2019). What does it mean to be an ‘engaged university’? Reflections from a university and school-community engagement project. Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 14(2), 165–178.

de Vries, G (2015) Naar een publieke en geëngageerde sociologie: Debat: Rethink Sociology. Sociologie, 11(2), 274-279.

Ghorashi, H. (2018). Decolonizing the Islamic Other: The Changed Conditions of Critical Thinking. IN: Melissa F. Weiner & Antonio Carmona Báez (Eds.) Smash the Pillars: Decoloniality and the Imaginary of Color in the Dutch Kingdom. Lanham: Lexington Books.

Mills, C. W. (2000). [1959] The sociological imagination. New York: Oxford University Press.

Motala, E. (2015). Public Scholarship, Democracy and Scholarly Engagement. Educational Research for Social Change, 4(2), 22–34.

Motala, Enver & Salim Vally (2015). Editorial. Post-School Education Review (Education Policy Consortium, South Africa), 1(3), 1-32.

Ponzoni, E. (2016). Windows of understanding: broadening access to knowledge production through participatory action research. Qualitative Research, 16(5), 557-574.

Said, E. W. (1996). Representations of the Intellectual: The 1993 Reith Lectures (Reprint edition). New York: Vintage.

Shultz, L., & Kajner, T. (2013). Engaged Scholarship: The Politics of Engagement and Disengagement. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers. 

Soudien, C. (2012). The promise of the university: What it’s become and where it could go. In: B. Leibowitz (ed.) Higher education for the public good: Views from the South. Stoke on Trent, USA: Trentham Books.



Abu-Lughod, L. (2016). The cross-publics of ethnography: the case of “the Muslimwomen”. American Ethnologist, 43(4), 595-608.

Akpan, W., Minkley, G., & Thakrar, J. (2012). In search of a developmental university: Community engagement in theory and practice. South African Review of Sociology, 43(2), 1-4.

Bailey, M., & Freedman, D. (2011). The assault on universities: A manifesto for resistance. London: Pluto Press.

Barker, D. (2004). The scholarship of engagement: A taxonomy of five emerging practices. Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 9(2), 123-137.

Bhattacharyya, Gargi, and Karim Murji. "Introduction: race critical public scholarship." Ethnic and Racial Studies 36.9 (2013): 1359-1373.

Barinaga, E., & Parker, P. S. (2013). Community-engaged scholarship: Creating participative spaces for transformative politics. Tamara: Journal for Critical Organization Inquiry, 11(4).

Burawoy, M. (2004). Public sociology: South African dilemmas in a global context. Society in Transition, 35(1), 11-26.

Burawoy, M. (2014). Introduction: Sociology as a combat sport. Current Sociology, 62(2), 140155.

Calhoun, C. (2006). The university and the public good. Thesis Eleven, 84(1), 7-43. 

Cooper, D. (2009). University-Civil Society (U-CS) research relationships: The importance of a ‘fourth helix’ alongside the ‘triple helix’ of University-Industry-Government (UIG) relations. South African Review of Sociology, 40(2), 153-180.

Desai, A., & Bohmke, H. (1997). The death of the intellectual, the birth of the salesman: the South African intellectual during the democratic transition. Debate, 3, 10-34.

Erasmus, M. (2007). Supporting academic staff as champions of service learning. Education as Change, 11(3), 109-126.

Erasmus, M., & Albertyn, R. (eds). (2014). Knowledge as Enablement: Engagement between higher education and the third sector in South Africa. Bloemfontein: SUNmedia.

Fassin, D. (2013). Why Ethnography Matters: on Anthropology and its Publics. Cultural Anthropology, 28(4), 621-646.

Hall, M. (2010). Community engagement in South African higher education. Kagisano Series no. 6., online paper at, last accessed August 20th 2015.

Koninklijke Nederlandse Academie van Wetenschappen. (2013). Naar een raamwerk voor de kwaliteitsbeoordeling van sociaalwetenschappelijk onderzoek. Adviesrapport voorbereid door de Commissie Kwaliteitsindicatoren sociale wetenschappen. KNAW.

Mapadimeng, M. S. (2012). Sociology and inequalities in post-apartheid South Africa: A critical review. Current Sociology, 61(1), 40-56.

Soudien, C. et al. (2008). Report of the Ministerial Committee on Transformation and Social Cohesion and Elimination of Discrimination in Public Higher Education Institutions. Pretoria: Department of Education.

Stall, S. (2010). Civic Sociology. The Sociological Quarterly, 51(4), 537-549.

Vogelgesang, L. J., Denson, N., & Jayakumar, U. M. (2010). What determines faculty-engaged scholarship? The Review of Higher Education, 33(4), 437-472.

Watson, D. (2008). The university in the modern world: Ten lessons of civic and community engagement. Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 3(1), 43-55.

Wood, L., & Damons, B. (2017). Fostering a School-Community Partnership for Mutual Learning and Development: A Participatory Action Learning and Action Research Approach. In L. L. Rowell, C. D. Bruce, J. M. Shosh, & M. M. Riel (Eds.), The Palgrave International Handbook of Action Research (pp. 771–783).



  • Challenges of Engaged Scholarship

Aparna, K (2020) Enacting Asylum University: Politics of Research Encounters and (Re) Producing Borders in Asylum Relations. PhD Thesis, Radboud University Nijmegen.

Bal, E., Grassiani, E., & Kirk, K. (2014). Neoliberal individualism in Dutch universities: Teaching and learning anthropology in an insecure environment. Learning and Teaching, 7(3), 4672.

Bourke, A (2013) Universities, civil society and the global agenda of community-engaged research. Globalisation, Societies and Education, 11(4): 498–519.

de Jong, S, Icaza, R, Vázquez, R and Withaeckx, S (2017) Editorial: Decolonising the University. Tijdschrift voor Genderstudies, 20(3): 227–231.

Entzinger, H and Scholten, P (2015) The Interplay of Knowledge Production and Policymaking: A Comparative Analysis of Research and Policymaking on Migrant Integration in Germany and the Netherlands, Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice, 17(1): 60–74.

Grant J, Nelson G, Mitchell T (2008) Negotiating the Challenges of Participatory Action Research: relationships, Power, Participation, Change and Credibility. In: Reason P, Bradbury H (eds) Handbook of action research: Participative inquiry and practice. Sage, London, pp 589–601

Sukarieh, M and Tannock, S (2019) Subcontracting academia: alienation, exploitation and disillusionment in the UK overseas Syrian refugee research industry. Antipode, 51(2): 664-680.

van der Velde, J., Williamson, D. L., & Ogilvie, L. D. (2009). Participatory action research: Practical strategies for actively engaging and maintaining participation in immigrant and refugee communities. Qualitative Health Research, 19(9), 1293-1302.



Badat, S. (2010). The challenges of transformation in higher education and training institutions in South Africa. Development Bank of Southern Africa. Available at http://www. dbsa. org/Research/Higher% 20Education% 20and% 20Training/The% 20chal lenges% 20of% 20transformation% 20in% 20higher% 20education% 20and% 20training, 2., accessed August 18th 2015.

Gill, R (2009) Breaking the silence: The hidden injuries of neo-liberal academia in Flood,R. & Gill,R. (Eds.) Secrecy and Silence in the Research Process: Feminist Reflections. London: Routledge.



  • Solidarities

Hlatshwayo, M., & Vally, S. (2014). Violence, resilience and solidarity: The right to education for child migrants in South Africa. School Psychology International, 35(3), 266–279.

Medina, J. (2014). Communicative Democracy and Solidarity Across Racial and Sexual Differences. In U. M. Vieten (Ed.), Revisiting Iris Marion Young on Normalisation, Inclusion and Democracy (pp. 33–48).

Mohanty, C. T. (2003). Feminism without Borders: Decolonizing Theory, Practicing Solidarity (35275th edition). Durham ; London: Duke University Press Books.

Ocadiz Arriaga, M. (2017). (E) motion of Saudade: The Embodiment of Solidarity in the Cuban Medical Cooperation in Mozambique. Unpublished Dissertation

Young, I. M. (2006). Responsibility and Global Justice: A Social Connection Model. Social Philosophy and Policy, 23 (1), 102–130.



Ghorashi, H. (2014b). Routed Connections in Late Modern Times. In U. M. Vieten (Ed.), Revisiting Iris Marion Young on Normalisation, Inclusion and Democracy (pp. 49–66).

Ndimande, B. S. (2013). From Bantu Education to the Fight for Socially Just Education. Equity & Excellence in Education, 46(1), 20–35. h

Sitrin, M., & Sembrar, C. (2020). Pandemic Solidarity: Mutual Aid During the Covid-19 Crisis.



  • Exclusion and the Dominant Discourse

Crawley, H., & Skleparis, D. (2018). Refugees, migrants, neither, both: Categorical fetishism and the politics of bounding in Europe’s ‘migration crisis.’ Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 44(1), 48–64.

Espiritu, Y. L. (2009). “They’re Coming to America”: Immigration, Settlement, and Citizenship. Qualitative Sociology, 32(2), 221–227.

Essed, P., & Nimako, K. (2006). Designs and (Co) Incidents Cultures of Scholarship and Public Policy on Immigrants/Minorities in the Netherlands. International journal of comparative sociology, 47(3-4), 281-312.

Ponzoni, E., H. Ghorashi & S. van der Raad (2017) Caught between norm and difference: Narratives on refugees’ inclusion in organizations. Equality, diversity and inclusion: An international Journal,

Ghorashi, H. & M. van Tilburg (2006) “When is My Dutch Good Enough”? Experiences of Refugee Women with Dutch Labour Organisations. Journal of International Migration and Integration, 7(1), 51-70.

Ghorashi, H. (2005). Agents of Change or Passive Victims: The Impact of Welfare States (The case of The Netherlands) on Refugees. Journal of Refugee Studies, 18(2), 182-198.

Malkki, L. (1992). National Geographic: The Rooting of Peoples and the Territorialization of National Identity among Scholars and Refugees. Cultural Anthropology, 7(1), 24–44.

Mudimbe, V. Y. (1988). The invention of Africa. Indiana University Press Bloomington.



Das Gupta, M. (2006). Unruly Immigrants: Rights, Activism, and Transnational South Asian Politics in the United States. Durham: Duke University Press Books.

FitzGerald, D. S., & Arar, R. (2018). The Sociology of Refugee Migration. Annual Review of Sociology, 44(1), 387–406.

Matsinhe, D. M. (2011). Africa’s Fear of Itself: The ideology of Makwerekwere in South Africa. Third World Quarterly, 32(2), 295–313.

Zanoni, P., & Janssens, M. (2007). Minority Employees Engaging with (Diversity) Management: An Analysis of Control, Agency, and Micro‐Emancipation. Journal of Management Studies, 44(8), 1371-1397.



  • Deepening Democracy

Rast, M. C., & Ghorashi, H. (2018). Dancing with ‘the other’: Challenges and opportunities of deepening democracy through participatory spaces for refugees. Social Inclusion, 6(1), 188-198.

Saltmarsh, J., Hartley, M., & Clayton, P. (2009). Democratic Engagement White Paper. New England Resource Center for Higher Education, Retrieved from

Young, I. M. (2002). [2000]. Inclusion and democracy. New York: Oxford University Press.

Young, I. M. (2007). Structural Injustice and the Politics of Difference. In: Justice, Governance, Cosmopolitanism, and the Politics of Difference: Reconfigurations in a Transnational World. Distinguished W.E.B. Du Bois Lectures 2004/2005. Berlin: Humboldt University, 79-116.



Kincheloe, J. L. (2009). Critical complexity and participatory action research: Decolonizing “democratic” knowledge production. In Education, participatory action research, and social change (pp. 107-121). Palgrave Macmillan, New York.

Ramose, M. B. (2010). The death of democracy and the resurrection of timocracy. Journal of Moral Education, 39(3), 291-303.

Young, I. M. (1990). Justice and the Politics of Difference. Princeton University Press.



  • Power and Agency

Björkdahl, A and Selimovic, JM (2015) Gendering agency in transitional justice. Security Dialogue, 46(2): 165–182.

Foucault, M (1978) The History of Sexuality: An Introduction. New York: Pantheon

Ghorashi, H, De Boer, M and Ten Holder, F (2018) Unexpected agency on the threshold: Asylum seekers narrating from an asylum seeker centre. Current sociology, 66(3): 373–391.

Giddens, A. (1979). Central problems in social theory: Action, structure, and contradiction in social analysis. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Giddens, A (1984) The Constitution of Society: Outline of the Theory of Structuration. Cambridge: Polity Press.



Cronin, C (1996) Bourdieu and Foucault on power and modernity. Philosophy & Social Criticism, 22(6): 55–85.

den Hond, F, Boersma, FK, Heres, L, Kroes, EH and van Oirschot, E (2012) Giddens à la Carte? Appraising empirical applications of Structuration Theory in management and organization studies. Journal of Political Power, 5(2): 239–264.

Ortner, SB (2006) Anthropology and Social Theory: Culture, Power and the Acting Subject. Durham: Duke University Press.



  • Methodologies

Caretta, MA and Riaño, Y (2016) Feminist participatory methodologies in geography: creating spaces of inclusion. Qualitative Research, 16(3): 258–266.

Chapman, O. B., & Sawchuk, K. (2012). Research-Creation: Intervention, Analysis and “Family Resemblances.” Canadian Journal of Communication, 37(1), 5–26.

Ghorashi, H. (2014). Bringing polyphony one step further: Relational narratives of women from the position of difference. Women’s Studies International Forum, 43, 59–66.

Ghorashi, H. (2007). Giving Silence A Chance: The Importance of Life Stories for Research on Refugees. Journal of Refugee Studies, 21(1), 117-132.

Greenwood, D. (2008). Theoretical Research, Applied Research, and Action Research: The Deinstitutionalization of Activist Research. In: C.R. Hale (ed.) Engaging Contradictions: Theory, politics and methods of activist scholarship. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Greenwood, D. J., & Levin, M. (2006). Introduction to action research: Social research for social change: SAGE publications.

Holt, L., Jeffries, J., Hall, E., & Power, A. (2019). Geographies of co‐production: Learning from inclusive research approaches at the margins. Area, 51(3), 390-395.

Kaptani, E., & Yuval-Davis, N. (2008). Participatory theatre as a research methodology: Identity, performance and social action among refugees. Sociological Research Online, 13(5), 1-12.

Khau, M., De Lange, N., & Athiemoolam, L. (2013). Using participatory and visual arts-based methodologies to promote sustainable teaching and learning ecologies: Through the eyes of pre- service teachers. The Journal for Transdisciplinary Research in Southern Africa, 9(3).

Lenette, C. (2019). Arts-Based Methods in Refugee Research. Singapur: Springer.

Lenette, C. (2017). Using digital storytelling in participatory research with refugee women. SAGE Publications Ltd

Leurs, K. (2017). feminist data studies: Using digital methods for ethical, reflexive and situated socio-cultural research. Feminist Review, 115(1), 130–154.

Leurs, KHA, Omerovic, E, Bruinenberg, HHC and Sprenger, S (2018) Critical media literacy through making media: A key to participation for young migrants? Communications. The European Journal of Communication Research, 43(3): 427–450.

Edwards, R and Brannelly, T (2017) Approaches to democratising qualitative research methods. Qualitative Research, 17(3): 271–277.

Miller, E., Little, E., & High, S. (2017). Going Public: The Art of Participatory Practice. UBC Press.

Oliveira, E., & Vearey, J. (2020). The Seductive Nature of Participatory Research: Reflecting on More than a Decade of Work with Marginalized Migrants in South Africa. Migration Letters, 17(2), 219-228.

O'Neill, M. (2008, May). Transnational refugees: The transformative role of art?. In Forum: Qualitative Sozialforschung.= Forum: qualitative social research. (Vol. 9, No. 2, Art. 59). Freie Universität Berlin.

Page T (2017) vulnerable writing as a feminist methodological practice. Feminist Review 115(1): 13–29.

Riaño, Y. (2016). Minga biographic workshops with highly skilled migrant women: enhancing spaces of inclusion. Qualitative Research, 16(3), 267–279.



Clacherty, G. (2019). Art-based, narrative research with unaccompanied migrant children living in Johannesburg, South Africa. Journal of Borderlands Studies, 1-17.

Erel, U., Reynolds, T., & Kaptani, E. (2017). Participatory theatre for transformative social research. Qualitative Research, 17(3), 302-312.

Gubrium, J. F., & Holstein, J. A. (1998). Narrative practice and the coherence of personal stories. Sociological Quarterly, 39(1), 163-187.

Kahakalau, K. (2004). Indigenous heuristic action research: Bridging western and indigenous research methodologies. Hulili: Multidisciplinary Research on Hawaiian Well-Being, 1(1), 19–33.

Park, P. (1999). People, knowledge, and change in participatory research. Management Learning, 30(2), 141-157.

Park, P. (2006). Knowledge and participatory research. In: Reason P. & Bradbury H. (eds),

Ripero-Muñiz, N., & Fayad, S. (2016). Metropolitan nomads: A journey through Jo’burg’s “little Mogadishu”. Anthropology Southern Africa, 39(3), 232–240.

Small, S. A., & Uttal, L. (2005). Action‐oriented research: Strategies for engaged scholarship. Journal of Marriage and Family, 67(4), 936-948.

Svensson, L., Ellström, P.-E., & Brulin, G. (2007). Introduction–on interactive research. International Journal of Action Research, 3(3), 233-249.



  • Storytelling

Clacherty, G. (2015). The suitcase project: working with unaccompanied child refugees in new ways. In Healing and Change in the City of Gold (pp. 13-30). Springer, Cham.

Ghorashi, H. & C. Brinkgreve (2010). Licht en Schaduw: 15 vrouwen over leven en overleven. Amsterdam: VU Uitgeverij.

Landau, L. B., & Pampalone, T. (Eds.). (2018). I Want to Go Home Forever: Stories of becoming and belonging in South Africa’s great metropolis. NYU Press.

Le Espiritu, Y., & Duong, L. (2018). Feminist Refugee Epistemology: Reading Displacement in Vietnamese and Syrian Refugee Art. SIGNS, 43(3), 587-615. Retrieved from

Oliveria, E., & Walker, R. (Eds.). (2019). Mwangaza mama. A participatory art-based project. MoVE Projec. African Centre for Migration & Society.



Corradi, C. (1991). Text, context and individual meaning: Rethinking life stories in a hermeneutic framework. Discourse & Society, 2(1), 105–118.

Ripero-Muñiz, N., & Fayad, S. (2016). Metropolitan nomads: A journey through Jo’burg’s “little Mogadishu”. Anthropology Southern Africa, 39(3), 232–240.



  • Reflexivitiy and Positionality

Ghorashi, H., & Ponzoni, E. (2014). Reviving agency: taking time and making space for rethinking diversity and inclusion. European Journal of Social Work, 17(2), 161-174.

hooks, b. (1989). CHOOSING THE MARGIN AS A SPACE OF RADICAL OPENNESS. Framework: The Journal of Cinema and Media, (36), 15–23.

Kaag, M. M. A., and M. Ocadiz. "A plea for kaleidoscopic knowledge production." Rethinking development. Routledge, 2019.

Ribeiro, D. (2019). Lugar de fala. Pólen Produção Editorial LTDA.

Salo, E. (2010). Men, women, temporality and critical ethnography in Africa—The imperative for a transdisciplinary conversation. Anthropology Southern Africa, 33(3–4), 93–102. 

Sultana, F. (2007). Reflexivity, Positionality and Participatory Ethics: Negotiating Fieldwork Dilemmas in International Research. ACME: An International Journal for Critical Geographies, 6(3), 374–385.

VanLeeuwen, C. A., Guo-Brennan, L., & Weeks, L. E. (2017). Conducting hermeneutic research in international settings: Philosophical, practical, and ethical considerations. Journal of Applied Hermeneutics, 2017(Article–7), 1–23.



Alvesson, M., Hardy, C., & Harley, B. (2008). Reflecting on reflexivity: Reflexive textual practices in organization and management theory. Journal of management studies, 45(3), 480-501.

Hale, C. R. (2008). Engaging contradictions: Theory, politics, and methods of activist scholarship: Univ of California Press.

Ybema, S., Keenoy, T., Oswick, C., Beverungen, A., Ellis, N., & Sabelis, I. (2009). Articulating identities. Human Relations, 62(3), 299-322.



  • Critical Pedagogies

Arias, P. G. (2010). Corazonar el sentdo de las epistemologías dominantes desde las sabidurías insurgentes para construir sentidos otros de la existencia. Calle 14: Revista de investigación en el campo del arte, 4(5), 80-95.

Freire, P. (1970). Pedagogy of the Oppressed. Herder and Herder.

Jiwani, Y. (2011). Pedagogies of Hope: Counter Narratives and Anti-Disciplinary Tactics. Review of Education, Pedagogy, and Cultural Studies, 33(4), 333–353.

Zembylas, M. (2012). Pedagogies of strategic empathy: Navigating through the emotional complexities of anti-racism in higher education. Teaching in Higher Education, 17(2), 113-125.



Nkomo, M. O. (1990). Pedagogy of domination: Toward a democratic education in South Africa. Africa World Pr.



  • Organizing and Activism

Medina, J. (2013). The epistemology of resistance: Gender and racial oppression, epistemic injustice, and resistant imaginations. New York: Oxford University Press.



Choudry, A., & Vally, S. (Eds.). (2017). Reflections on Knowledge, Learning and Social Movements: History's Schools. Routledge.

Feldman, R. M., & Stall, S. (2004). The dignity of resistance: women residents' activism in Chicago public housing. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Essays & Reports

Ghorashi, H., Reitsma, B., & Kovacs, Z. (2017) Experimenteren met innoverende verbindingen. Sociale Vraagstukken.

Ghorashi, H. (2016). Kans op een nieuw leven. De Helling, 29(1), 57-61.

Ghorashi, H. (2016). Levensverhalen doorbreken het wij-zij denken. Tijdschrijft voor biografie, 4(2), 51-58.

Ghorashi, H. (2016). Wat als u een vluchteling was? Veerkracht in de Nederlandse civil society. Tijdschrift voor Biografie, najaar 2016, 4-11.

Ghorashi, H. (2015). Waarom is racisme taboe in Nederland? In: Davidović, M., & Terlouw, A. (red.), Diversiteit en Discriminatie: Onderzoek naar processen van in- en uitsluiting (pp. 183-200). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.

Columns & Blogs

Espiritu, Y. L., Echeverria, A., Jung, Y., & Man, S. (2020). Teaching "Race and Oral History in San Diego" During COVID-19: Rethinking Community, Storytelling, and Labor. The Abusable Past, 30 September 2020.

Ghorashi, H. (2006). Onverwachte geestverwanten. Asiel & Migrantenrecht (A&MR), 10, 567.

Ghorashi, H. (2006). Het belang van ontmoeting. De Rotarian, 76(2), 18-20.

Ghorashi, H. (2010). De prijs van engagement en de verleiding van afstand. Sociologie Magazine, 32.

Ghorashi, H. (2012). Verhalen kunnen wel reizen. Asiel en Migrantenrecht (A&MR),7, 383.

Ghorashi, H. (2015). De mythe van taalbeheersing. KIS, 23 July 2015.

Ghorashi, H. (2015) ‘Vluchtelingen: een andere mindset voor Europa?’ Sociale vraagstukken, 26 September 2015

Ghorashi, H., Reitsma, B., & Kovacs, Z. (2017) Van small talk naar een waardevolle buurtgemeenschap. Sociale vraagstukken, 10 April 2017.

Ghorashi, H. (2017). Voed de veerkracht van vluchtelingen. KIS, 2 May 2017

Ponzoni, E., & Ghorashi, H. (2017). Kansen vluchtelingenvraagstuk door verbinding oud en nieuw. KIS, 18 December 2017.

Rast, M. (2018). De uitsluitende kracht van ”normaal doen.” Kennisplatform Integratie & Samenleving. KIS, 29 March 2018.

Rast, M. (2018). Exclusionary power of “acting normal.” IMISCOE PhD Network, 22 May 2018.

Zizek, S. (2011). Democracy is the enemy. LRB Blog. (accessed 17th of March 2015).


Here you can find a selection of publications that can be connected to the research project Engaged Scholarship Narratives of Change.



The Fruit Basket (TFB) Nominated for Thami Dish Foundation Feather Award

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Newsletter - September 2023

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Alaaddin Ammar (they/them)

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