By Melanie Hazenberg, Rick Lugtenberg, Jenny Rosenthal, Serena Dania Take a look a number of different diets that are flooding the Internet, and constantly becoming trends in peoples lives. Here we will take a closer look at the benefits of each diet, and take the best of each diet to create one new lifestyle. That creates a balance between them all.   Vegetarian Diet The vegetarian diet … Continue reading Diets

Sense of Belonging

By Pia Miller-Aichholz     Vincent de Rooij is assistant-professor at the Department of Sociology and Anthropology of the University of Amsterdam. He is also a member of the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR) and has done research about the sense of belonging, especially focusing on how language influences our identity. “We have a real problem of translating belonging to Dutch – what … Continue reading Sense of Belonging

Hidden places in Amsterdam

By Rosalie Neuvel and Jantine Brandemann Hidden churches in Amsterdam: Ons’ Lieve Heer op Solder De Papegaai ‘Hidden’ monuments in Amsterdam: Rembrandt monument Wibaut statue Ons’ Lieve Heer op Solder – Attic Church In 1578, the Protestants got the power in Amsterdam, and public catholic celebrations became forbidden. The Roman-Catholics, about 20% of the population, had to come up with a second plan: hidden churches. … Continue reading Hidden places in Amsterdam