Interview conducted by Laura de Boer Atiena Abed Nia is a fourth semester Euroculture student, having started the programme at Georg-August-University Göttingen and completed her second semester at Uppsala Universitet. At the end of her second semester in Sweden, she also took part in the 2021 Intensive Programme (IP) hosted by Uppsala. Euroculture Magazine [EM]: … Continue reading In Focus: IP || Atiena Abed Nia (2020-22, Göttingen – Uppsala)
In this opinion piece, Laila Lange (Groningen/Bilbao, cohort 2021/2023) scrutinises the 2021 State of the Union speech and argues that Von der Leyen self-aggrandises Europe’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic. It is argued that she, thereby, disconnects her description of the state of the Union from reality and harms European credibility.
By Bart Swinkels Starting as a friendly gesture to fellow students, when Bart Swinkels (Dutch, Groningen/Uppsala, cohort 2021/2023) started translating and sharing news about Covid-19 restrictions in the Netherlands, he never imagined the societal need that this initiative appears to fulfil. In this article, Swinkels reflects on the year 2021 and the journey of establishing … Continue reading From a Friendly Gesture to a Dependable Platform: Bart Swinkels’ Dutch Covid-19 News
In this article, Fairuzah Atchulo Munaaya Mahama uses the Ns of extremism theory to analyze the January 6th riots in the US Capitol. She reflects on how the COVID-19 pandemic allowed for thriving conspiracy theories and extremist ideologies.
The Covid-19 outbreak is yet another challenge the EU has to face. In this article, Paola Gosio reflects on whether this will be the occasion for the EU to gain more supranational competences in the public health sector.
Supporting the Belarusian people on the Day of Solidarity with Belarus, in our newest article, Hannah Bieber, editor-in-chief and Leyre Castro, editor at the Euroculturer Magazine have gone through the development of the events in Belarus since early August 2020, the constant human rights abuse and the international response to them. #StandWithBelarus
In this article, Justine le Floch reflects on the impact Covid-19 will have on art museums, by looking at the resilience strategies museums put in practice in order.
In this interview, Rhys Nugent (2019-21, Göttingen-Bilbao) not only shares his experience with the 2020 IP but also gives us an insight into what studying Euroculture with a medical condition entails.
In this article, Jedidja van Boven tries the paradox the Western world is currently facing due to social media: we have never been so interconnected, yet neither have we ever felt so lonely.
In this article, Ala Sivet explores the different approaches taken by Sweden and Belarus to tackle the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic.