Bachelor’s Edition

MA Arts and Heritage student interviewed by Observant

MA Arts and Heritage student Tereza Spustova was interviewed by Observant for the paper’s ‘dress to express’ section. In this section, students are interviewed about their style and their shopping preferences.

In the interview, Tereza says that she likes to “shop in small local boutiques; they give personal advice and have original items”.

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Artwork at Grote Gracht 76

Have you already spotted the new piece of art at FASoS? In light of FASoS’ 25-year anniversary, a large artwork has been installed on the side of the building Grote Gracht 76.

‘Painting No. 1826’ was created by artist Jan van der Ploeg. It was a gift to FASoS, obtained through assistant professor Christian Ernsten, who has previously worked together with Jan van der Ploeg.
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First Lumière movie screening great success

The first Lumière movie screening in light of the 25th anniversary of FASoS was a great success; 158 people attended and the event was even sold out.

Wiebe Nauta introduced the movie Parasite with a nice introduction to South Korea and its growing inequality, and presented the audience with telling anecdotes. Thereafter, the movie was shown which left a lasting impression on the audience.

All-in-all, it was a great night.

Student Representatives year plan 2019/2020

The Student Representatives have finalised their year plan for the academic year 2019/2020. They have discerned education goals, Diversity, Integration, Accessibility, Sustainability (DIAS) goals, marketing & communication goals, career day goals, and general goals.

You can read the year plan here.

Jean Monnet lectures, in March – April 2020

The Centre for European Research in Maastricht (CERiM) welcomes all FASoS staff and students to join our prestigious Jean Monnet lectures.

On Thursday 12 March 2020, we welcome Karl-Heinz Lambertz, President of the European Committee of the Regions.

On Thursday 23 April, Virginijus Sinkevičius, EU Commissioner for Environment and Oceans, will attend.

Both events take place in the Turnzaal, from 18.30 – 20.00.

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Maastricht Europe Days, from Friday 6 to Sunday 8 December

From Friday 6 to Sunday 8 December, the Maastricht Europe Days will take place at various locations in Maastricht. The central theme of the days is the future of Europe, which will be discussed in various settings, such as workshops, exhibitions, debates and network events.

The Maastricht Europe Days are organised by Studio Europa as part of the programme ‘Maastricht, Working on Europe‘.

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SG Film & Talk: Portrait of a Lady on Fire, on Monday 9 December

On Monday 9 December at 19.30, the film ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ will be screened at Lumière cinema. Louis van den Hengel, assistant professor of Gender Studies will give an introduction to the film in which he will talk about the ‘female gaze’.

Tickets cost €5 for students and €9.50 for staff.

Please note: the film is French and Italian spoken, with English subtitles.

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Urgency Intensive: Reference Rooms, until 13 December

As part of its first Urgency Intensive symposium, the Jan van Eyck Academie presents Reference Rooms: a selection of books, screenings, reflections and objects to further encourage the exploration of the climate and its threats.

When: Monday through Friday, 9.00 – 17.00, until 13 December
Where: Jan van Eyck Academie

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SG lecture on human rights, on Monday 9 December

On Monday 9 December at 20.00, Dr. Marijke Wijnroks will give a lecture on human rights-related barriers to health services. The lecture takes place at the Aula, Minderbroedersberg 4-6. Entrance is free.

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Workshop Anna Harris, Sally Wyatt and Shanti Sumartojo filmed

On 22 October, Assistant Professor Anna Harris, Professor Sally Wyatt and Assistant Professor at Monash University Shanti Sumartojo organised a workshop called ‘designing atmospheres of learning’. In the ethnographic workshop, staff members gathered to discuss the meaning of spaces and also designed new spaces in FASoS classrooms.

The workshop was filmed by the UM Video Team. You can watch the end result here.

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