Transnational Material Politics: Constructions of Dutch Design, 1970-2012

Written by Joana Ozorio de Almeida Meroz You are cordially invited to the public defence of Joana Ozorio de Almeida Meroz: ‘Transnational Material Politics: Constructions of Dutch Design, 1970-2012’. When: Wednesday 11 April 2018 at 15:45. Where: Aula, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1105, 1081 HV Amsterdam. Below you will find a brief summary of my PhD… Read More Transnational Material Politics: Constructions of Dutch Design, 1970-2012

A New Year’s Wish from the New Director of Education at Arts & Culture!

By Ginette Verstraete Hello Everybody. My best wishes for a happy and inspiring 2018! My name is Ginette Verstraete, Professor of Comparative Arts and Media, and currently also in charge of the BA and MA programs in Arts and Culture. My new position, as Opleidingsdirecteur Kunst en Cultuur (Director of Education), started in September 2017,… Read More A New Year’s Wish from the New Director of Education at Arts & Culture!

Facts and fabulation: the ‘real’ Mata Hari on film

By Ivo Blom Mata Hari was famous for her own fabulation of her oriental past and scandalous present. Myth and reality converged in ever changing combinations, which impressed many, but also caused her serious troubles during her notorious trial, leading to her execution in 1917 by the French army, condemned as enemy spy. However, the… Read More Facts and fabulation: the ‘real’ Mata Hari on film