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Jelle Zijlstra interviewed by AT5 on 'covid-critical' protest
Landecker Fellow Jelle Zijlstra was recently interviewed by Amstel Television 5 (AT5) during his participation in a counter demo against the presence of extreme right and neo-Nazi groups in 'covid-critical' protest.
Zawdie Sandvliet: Afro-Dutch Studies at the University of Amsterdam
In February 2022, the IIS elective course Afro-Dutch Studies will begin at the University of Amsterdam, a decolonial course developed and taught by Senior Landecker Fellow Zawdie Sandvliet.
Sümeyye Ekmekci, Joan Nunnely and Brigitte Boswinkel Join the Board of Humanity in Action The Netherlands
With great pleasure and pride we can announce that the board of Humanity in Action Netherlands has been expanded with three new board members.
In Memoriam – Ed van Thijn
To our great sadness, our dear Ed van Thijn passed away on Sunday December 19 at the age of 87.
Humanity in Action The Netherlands is looking for new forces to join the team. Interested in working with us for democracy, human rights, and inclusivity? We are currently offering no less than 4 vacancies.
The Invaluable Power of Women: The Heritage of Joan Ferrier
On Thursday, September 30, 2021, the Atria Kennisinstituut, in collaboration with Humanity in Action Netherlands, hosted the online event THE INVALUABLE POWER OF WOMEN: THE HERITAGE OF JOAN FERRIER. As part of her Action Project, Fellow Tamara Hartman (2020 John Lewis Fellowship) has been researching the archives of Joan Ferrier. During this evening, we payed tribute to Ferrier's work and life, in which intersectionality and emancipation were a common thread.
PAX Power to the People x HIA TALKS | Conflict as opportunity
During the annual Peace Week (September 18-26) the second edition of Pax Power to the People took place. Humanity in Action The Netherlands organized together with PAX the event Conflict as opportunity. The Key note was provided by Senior Fellow Ufuk Kâhya. He shared in a personal story, his own experiences in a polarized society, and revealed how he remains hopeful despite it. How can we learn to talk (again) to people who are far removed from us? And do these social and personal conflicts also contain an opportunity?
Judy Goldstein featured on Aldo de Pape's "TeachPitch" podcast
Senior Fellow Aldo de Pape hosts the TeachPitch podcast, where he hosted Judith Goldstein, the Founder and Executive Director of Humanity in Action.