Miscellaneous

UM’s Diversity Day reviewed in Science Guide

On 6 October, UM’s Diversity Day took place, organised by the Diversity & Inclusivity Office, with a special edition for students on the theme “You Belong at UM”.

The event was attended by some 75 UM students. The Centre for Gender and diversity contributed with a presentation on “Decolonising the Curriculum”. The event is reviewed rather favourably in Science Guide.

Vote for Leonie Cornips to win the Klokhuis Wetenschapsprijs

Leonie Cornips has been nominated for the Klokhuis Wetenschapsprijs. Her research into the language cows speak is one of the 10 shortlisted research topics. The prize is awarded to research that is interesting for children aged 9 through 12.

Voting for Leonie’s research ‘koeientaal’ can be done through the Klokhuis website.

Watch her 8-second promotional video which is broadcast on Dutch television here.

Terra Mosana soundscape

A sonic artwork, consisting of a collection of spoken messages, is the impressive result of a special project in the Euregion.

This project, called Terra Mosana, studies the history of the Meuse-Rhine Euregion. Via this project, the dialects, languages and ways of speaking in-between of the present and the past are gathered in a special sonic artwork, bringing together and presenting its cultural heritage.


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Online exhibition: The Jesuits between East and West

Cultural anxieties and suspicions are likely to prevent the development of more realistic images of each other. Therefore, it is instructive to look more closely at a relevant episode from the past: the adventures of the Jesuits in China in the 17th and 18th century.

These missionaries managed to establish a real dialogue on religion, philosophy and science with the oft well-educated upper echelons of Chinese society.

Access the online exhibition here.


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Read the Observant online

Due to the corona crisis, we cannot enjoy our paper version of the Observant anymore.

Luckily, here you can find the online version to this week’s Observant.

Read the Observant online

Due to the corona crisis, we cannot enjoy our paper version of the Observant anymore.

Luckily, here you can find the online version to this week’s Observant.

Cohesion policy series in Mosaïek magazine

MA EPA student Julia Walczyk is writing an article series for Mosaïek magazine. Each of her contributions discusses a specific topic in the field of EU cohesion policy.

Julia’s articles are based on interviews with the representatives of EU institutions and bodies: the European Commission, the European Court of Auditors, the European Parliament or the European Economic and Social Committee.

Check out her new articles every second Wednesday of the month!

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Due to the corona crisis, we cannot enjoy our paper version of the Observant anymore.

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