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

Big Vs Small: A view from the outside

By Hanna Mathis & Sophie Weresch Art House Cinemas Cinecenter | 4 screens | Art-house films | Special: café, bar | Location: Lijnbaansgracht 236 The Movies | 4 screens | Commercial and art-house films | special: restaurant, café | Oldest cinema in Amsterdam | Location: Haarlemmerdijk 161 De Balie | 1 screens | Art-house films | Special: café, theatre | Location: Kleine Gartmanplantsoen 10   Multiplex screenings … Continue reading Big Vs Small: A view from the outside

How celebrities make themselves feel at HOME

By Anouk Slot As can be read in the magazine, Here, interviewee DJ D-Wayne explains what makes him feel at home while being away on tour for a long time. One of the things he always asks for in his hotel room is a carpet. Especially for you, we made a list of some celebrities and their demands to make themselves feel more at home while being away. … Continue reading How celebrities make themselves feel at HOME

Amsterdam from the Water

There’s something about Amsterdam from the water that intrigued us. We wanted to know if there was a singular insight of the city that we are living and studying in that we ourselves are not experiencing. If seen from a different angle, specifically from those 150 canals we walk, ride of study by every day, does Amsterdam have a different culture? If looked at through … Continue reading Amsterdam from the Water

“We get people out of their homes and relieve isolation”

The Age UK Lambeth headquarters are buzzing with activity. October is a special month for the charity organisation, as they are hosting their eighteenth annual Celebrating Age Festival for the seniors of Lambeth who want to celebrate their age. by Emma Cottenie and Caroline Ulvin Johansson   Kim Connell Community Services Manager Kim Connell (58) has been working at Age UK Lambeth for fourteen years … Continue reading “We get people out of their homes and relieve isolation”