Can music change the world?

From magnizdat to feminist-punk Take a look at the picture to the left. You might find it beautiful aesthetically, if you like bones. But this record was not made like this for its macabre appearance, but out of necessity. It’s a ‘bone...Read More

Do violent activists get what they want?

With the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, unrest broke out across the United States. While year...Read More

Pop Culture in Social Movements? Yes, here is why.

Pop culture defines our society, and we find it everywhere nowadays. Movies, TV series,  books, grap...Read More

#AllYouNeedIsHashtags

Worldwide change used to be something only idealists strived towards. However, it was the BLM moveme...Read More

Stage lopen als beleidsmedewerker

25 jaar oud ben ik, dat is al iets ouder dan de gemiddelde derdejaars Sociologie student. Ook heb ik...Read More

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Undoing self-care from the “self”

Ever since the time of the ancient Greeks, human beings are said to be destined to take care of themselves. Back then, taking care of oneself was regarded both a privilege and a duty. A privilege because taking care of ourselves i...Read More

Exercising depression

There is a disease whose symptoms are present in most people at some time during their life. This disease usually infects its host in adolescence or early adulthood, but can effect anyone. You almost certainly know someone sufferi...Read More

My internship at the Sociology department: not what I expected

Since the very beginning of my bachelor in International Sociology I was told that, in the 3rd year of my studies, I would have to do an internship in order to graduate. ‘Internship’ – one of those words that I have always h...Read More

Do violent activists get what they want?

With the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, unrest broke out across the United States. While yearly thousands of activists come together peacefully, now the amount of participants using violence to express their outrage has nev...Read More

Flinke gezondheidsproblemen bij kinderen door corona

De speeltoestellen zijn leger dan normaal en je hoort weinig geluiden van kinderen die buiten spelen. Door het raam zie je net een kind voor de computer zitten om te gaan gamen met zijn vrienden. Een paar jaar geleden zat hij nog...Read More

How ‘us’ and ‘them’ can become one

As the phrase “birds of a feather flock together’’ suggests, we seek contact with people who are similar to us [1]. While this tendency seems unharmful from the outset, it can become detrimental in heterogeneous neighbourhoods lik...Read More