Our PhD student Bareez Majid encourages her fellow LUCAS members to partake in the worldwide movement that fights against racism and inequality. A genuine form of self-reflection is necessary, Majid argues, if our community wants to legitimize its existence and rightfully call itself inclusive.
Since the COVID19-virus hit the world some months ago, we are living in a so-called state of exception. While we are handling the situation with more and more bans, the Hindu dharma does the complete opposite: in case of emergency you may break the law!
Being in (partial) lockdown since March, it has become hard if not impossible to bathe in the ‘aura’ that original artworks radiate. Liselore Tissen explains how a 3D printed copy of the Goldfinch can bring you even closer to your beloved authentic artwork than ever before.
In a previous blog, Tim Vergeer explained how the consequences of the Corona virus force us to rethink cultural identity and to approach concepts such as ‘aura’ in a different way. In this blog, I analyze how the virus affects the role of museums within the Dutch anderhalvemetersamenleving.
On 1 June 2020 at 12.00hrs, Dutch museums will reopen their doors now that the government is easing on the regulations. But why visit a museum in the first place? Nynke Feenstra explains how a museum visit is part of a complex interplay of experiences that transcend the time and place of your visit.
During the Covid-19 crisis, almost all public life has come to a standstill for the past two months and the cultural sector seems to be hit the hardest financially. But what is the impact of the current crisis on Europe’s cultural life from a Humanities perspective?