All the hard work, the sleepless nights, the papers, the references, the supervisor meetings - with the push of one button it has all fallen off me.
News & Background
Human Resource Policy
Stress at UM
Columns & Opinion
Constantijn van Aartsen
Jesler van Houdt
Mindel van de Laar
The paper in PDF
Advertisement and Paarltjes
Confessions of a Columnist
Writing is Suffering
Americovision Song Contest
Forums that bring nation-states together to wrangle out their differences in song is a great idea.
The first girl in the family to go to university
The fact that she hadn’t been allowed to become a teacher, she found painful even when she was ninety
"No longer do I have to hunt for my passport in its ‘secure’ hiding place or scrub last conference’s mayonnaise stains from my presentation blouse"
Quarantine turned me into a grandma
"Has Covid made me that friend that shows up at parties with homemade cookies and is leaving before 11 pm?"
"My favorite desk, a grey Steelcase table, I found in that warehouse"
New website: Together we know more than on our own
Time to Open Up
Incidental coughing, is that a symptom?
Is economics a religion?
What if economics is less objective than is commonly presupposed?
A Toddler’s Wisdom on Happiness
No invincibility here
Solastalgia, from a distance
If someone would look into my window they wouldn't know what life-altering moment I just sent into cyberspace.
An escape from my thesis
"I can't make the thesis-meeting; I am currently sipping a Sangria in Granada"
The Magic of Cafés
"As if I'm trying to create even more guilt and stress, I push the deadlines away from me"
'Studying in the Park'
Don't I know that the wind, just like sea sirens, is beautiful only to lure me into a trap?
To post or not to post?
Exam Diary Entry
I had Corona
8 deadlines, 10 days
UM Mask Stalk through Madrid
Emerge into cultures, locally
The Ultimate Test
Midterms with Gossip Breaks
Opinion article: A call for proposals, now also in education!
Opinion: Unequal distribution of Covid-19 vaccination
Daniël van den Hove: “It is up to us, the professors, to set a good example”
Opinion: When are you a scientist?
“The students at Bogazici University will resist Erdogan”
Response to debate about what it means to be a scientist
On being a scientist: is it a lifestyle or a 9-5-job?
“Some aspects of Trumpism are here to stay”
Greta has shown: everybody can make a difference
“Rarely have Americans felt so misunderstood by their fellow Americans”
Sabic, it’s your mess that we are cleaning up
The many shades of deconfinement
A tale of two sisters
Europeans, learn to live with Trumpism; it is here to stay
Inaugural lecture on Trump’s foreign policy