Staff publications

Christine Neuhold and sister reflect on COVID-19 crisis

Professor Christine Neuhold, who has been appointed dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences starting 1 September 2020, and her sister, Dr. Stephanie Neuhold, shared their thoughts on the current COVID-19 crisis with Observant.

Read the reflections by the two sisters here.

Aline Sierp edits special issue of ‘History & Memory’

Aline Sierp edited a special issue of ‘History & Memory’.

The issue ‘Museums and Monuments: Memorials of Violent Pasts in Urban Spaces‘ examines how museums and memory sites construct historical narratives through processes of preservation, education and public exhibition.

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Miriam Meissner publishes article in Der Freitag

Miriam Meissner published an article on the COVID-19 pandemic in relation to the climate crisis in the German newspaper Der Freitag. She reflects on the lessons we can learn from the coronacrisis and the changes we see in the climate due to the crisis.

You can read the article (in German) here. A shortened English version of the article is available here.

Clara Weinhardt publishes article on emerging powers in the WTO

Clara Weinhardt has published her (open access) article “Emerging Powers in the World Trading System: Contestation of the Developing Country Status and the Reproduction of Inequalities” in Global Society.

The article is part of a special issue on “Organising Global Stratification: How International Organisations (Re)produce Inequalities in International Society” and focuses on China’s role as an emerging economy.

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Several new FASoS T&L Blogs

In the past weeks, the FASoS Teaching & Learning Blog has published several posts on online teaching and learning, including a list of ten tips for students and first experiences from staff on teaching online and working from home.

Despite COVID-19, other things are still happening in the world of teaching and learning, as reflected by Johan Adriaensen and MA student Caterina Pozzi’s post on a research project on curriculum design.

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New FASoS T&L Blog on online individual feedback

Academic Writing Advisor John Harbord, who regularly meets students off- and online to discuss their writing, discusses the do’s and don’ts of online individual feedback; essential insights for those who are currently planning individual meetings with mentees and supervisees.

Are you a student or member of teaching staff who would like to write something about your own online teaching and learning experience? Check out the website for details on how to submit a post!

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LSE blog on the regulation of COVID-19

Regulating COVID-19 appears to be problematic for governments worldwide. What can we learn from the previous handling of the 2009 swine flu pandemic by the EU and the WHO for the regulation of the current pandemic?

Read more about this in Esther Versluis’s blog post at the LSE blog EUROPP – European Politics and Policy.

New FASoS T&L Blog on online teaching

In this timely new FASoS Teaching & Learning Blog, Emilie Sitzia discusses the use of videos in teaching. The issue as such is not new, with debates going back to the 1970s, but has become more prominent in debates on teaching and learning at FASoS and other faculties and universities. The blog features a couple of examples – including links – and a few pointers as to things to take into account in times of unexpected online teaching.

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FASoS T&L Blog on course coordination by Yf Reykers

While there is a ton of inspiring writing on how to create active-learning atmospheres, give engaging lectures, or develop good PBL assignments, there is little reflection available on course coordination.

What does coordination entail and what are the challenges that coordinators face in PBL? These are questions explored by assistant professor in International Relations Yf Reykers in his contribution to the FASoS Teaching & Learning Blog.

Comment on the post or write your own.

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FASoS alumna publishes article in Journal of European Integration History

Research Master in European Studies alumna Eva Durlinger has recently published an article entitled “Understanding Dutch Attitudes to European Integration in the Early 2000s Through the Referendum on the European Constitutional Treaty” in the Journal of European Integration History.

You can read the open access article here.

Eva currently works as communications officer at FASoS.

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