Staff in the news

Andreea Nastase interviewed on new Code of Conduct for EU Commissioners

Andreea Nastase was interviewed by Altinget, a Danish political online media, regarding the new Code of Conduct for EU Commissioners, which was launched on 31 January 2018.

Lies Wesseling interviewed in Dutch newspaper NRC

Raising your kids gender neutral stirs a lot of discussion if parents can and/or should break the stereotypes of boys and girls. Lies Wesseling has been interviewed (in Dutch) by the newspaper NRC on the topic.

Lotte Thissen interviewed on L1 regional television

Lotte Thissen was invited to talk about her PhD dissertation ‘Talking In and Out of Place: Ethnographic reflections on language, place, and (un)belonging in Limburg, the Netherlands’ during the talkshow Avondgasten on L1 (regional television). L1 also made a report of Lotte at one of her fieldwork locations in the city of Roermond.

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Maarten Doorman interviewed in Dutch tv programme ‘Nieuwsuur’

On 1 December, Maarten Doorman was interviewed in Dutch tv programme ‘Nieuwsuur’ about the artwork of Ai Weiwei for the Amsterdam Light Festival. Doorman talks about how Weiwei incorporates his own experiences into his artworks.

Marith Dieker comments on traffic information reports on Dutch radio

On Monday 20 November, the Dutch radio station BNR aired a news item in the series ‘The New World’ (de Nieuwe Wereld) on the question: ‘What if we would stop broadcasting traffic information?’ Marith provided some historical as well as contemporary context to the question. The podcast can be found on the BNR website.

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FASoS master’s student interviews new Artissima director

FASoS master’s student in Arts & Heritage, Sofia Evangelou, interviewed Ilaria Bonacossa. Bonacossa is the new director of Artissima, the most important art fair of Italy. The interview was published in the November edition of the international magazine ArtDependence.

Leonie Cornips pleads for language policy in playgroups in Limburg

In an interview published on L1 on Tuesday 7 November, Prof Leonie Cornips urged municipalities in Limburg to develop a language policy in playgroups and childcare facilities to preserve the use of the Limburg dialect.

Maarten Doorman interviewed in Dutch radio programme De Nieuwsshow

Maarten Doorman was interviewed in the popular Dutch Radio 1 programme ‘De Nieuwsshow’ about the meaning of the enormous upsurge of cookbooks, cooking programmes etc. Is this the new religion?

Pablo del Hierro interviewed in Spanish newspaper Cuartopoder

Pablo del Hierro has been interviewed in the Spanish newspaper Cuartopoder about Spanish archives and the law of official secrets.

Sophie Vanhoonacker interviewed on Belgian television

FASoS Dean Sophie Vanhoonacker was interviewed in the RTBF evening news broadcast of Monday 30 October at 19.30, as part of a story on Belgian students at Maastricht University: ‘Les Belges à l’Université de Maastricht’. The interview starts at 2’30”.

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