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Rene Gabriels and Bob Wilkinson interviewed about Englishization

Rene Gabriels and Bob Wilkinson have been interviewed by Observant about Englishization in the run-up to the symposium ‘Englishization of higher education: A phenomenon of glocalization?’.

You can read the interview here.

Bob Wilkinson was also invited by L1 to talk about Englishization in higher education. You can listen to the podcast (in Dutch) here.

Laura Ogden publishes article about youth mobility on The Conversation

Laura Ogden, a researcher on the MO-TRAYL project, has published an article on The Conversation about her research with young people of Ghanaian background in Germany, titled ‘Young Ghanaians in Europe travel ‘home’ a lot: why their mobility matters.

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Terra Mosana on RTV Maastricht

The Terra Mosana project has been featured on RTV Maastricht for their closing conference.

You can listen to the interview with one of Terra Mosana’s partners here (in Dutch).

Ferenc Laczo at Internazionale festival and interviewed

Ferenc Laczo was among the speakers of the annual Internazionale festival in Ferrara during the first days of October. He participated in a panel discussing the offensive of the sovereignists.

He has been interviewed by HuffPost Italia on the occasion and has also been the guest in the newest episode of Talk Eastern Europe, the podcast of New Eastern Europe.

Akudo McGee interviewed by Observant

Akudo McGee has been interviewed by Observant for the weekly series of interviews with students or academics who were the first in their families to go to university.

You can read the interview here.

Emilie Sitzia interviewed by Observant

Emilie Sitzia has been interviewed by Observant about the Comenius Leadership Fellowship she received to set up sensory education at UM.

You can read the interview here.

Petar Petrov interviewed on EU-US relationship in Afghanistan

On 11 September, Dr. Petar Petrov gave an interview to Valentina Couceiro a third-year BA ES student currently working for the Argenitinian News Agency PERFIL in Buenos Aires.

The interview centred on questions regarding the relative strengths and weaknesses of both the EU and US in tackling crises like the one in Afghanistan; burden-sharing; the window of opportunity for the EU to develop strategic autonomy in security and defence, etc.

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Raf De Bont interviewed by Trouw

Last weekend, Trouw published an interview with Raf De Bont, in which he addresses some of the conclusions of his book Nature’s Diplomats.

You can read the interview (in Dutch) here.

Mariëlle Wijermars featured on NOS Radio 1 Journaal

Mariëlle Wijermars has been featured on NOS Radio 1 Journaal to discuss the importance of the internet in the Russian parliamentary elections of 17-19 September, the increasing restrictions on internet freedom in Russia and the role that international technology companies, such as Google, play in facilitating online censorship.

You can listen to the item here.

Leonie Cornips interviewed by Humanistisch Verbond

Leonie Cornips has been interviewed by Humanistisch Verbond about her research which is ‘different from other kinds of research’.

In the interview (in Dutch) she makes a plea for more freedom of thought and creativity for researchers.

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