“Where are you from?” – My body freezes, my heart starts beating faster and the words struggle to come out of my mouth… Ok, maybe not this dramatic but oh boy is it a difficult question to answer!
The search for identity in the 21st century
Film recommendation: the Oscar-nominated film “The Worst Person In The World” explores interesting ideas about finding identity in a world in which anything is possible.
A remark calling us to embrace the complexity and variety of one’s identity.
The CIROS board presents: Tastes like home!
Today, we would like to share this collection of recipes that have a special place in our hearts because they remind us of home. Be that – because it is a specialty from our home country, a dish from our childhood, or because it reminds us of the people we love – our friends and family – whom we used to share this meal with. These dishes are as unique as every single of us because they are fundamentally part of who we are.
We hope that you will enjoy exploring these recipes. Hopefully, you will try some of them out yourself!
Interviewing first-year students: What about identity?
We asked numerous first- and second-year IRO students about how their identity has changed throughout their experiences at university. Here are their responses…
How to get more done…or get something done at all
Written by Joelle Ayana Josephine Berg I got up early, had breakfast, went on a walk and grocery shopping, did a workout, studied for several […]
A GUIDE TO BETTER SUPPORT THE GLOBAL SOUTH IN THE CLIMATE MOVEMENT
In accordance with Fridays For Future’s (FFF) campaign “Unheard but not voiceless” in September 2020, we see that the climate crisis is asymmetrically impacting the world. This is why it is crucial that we learn how to better accommodate and support the climate activists in the Global South and the issues they come forward with. So, we’ve put together three easy pointers to know where to start.
New Beginnings for First-Year IRO Students
We asked numerous first-year students of the IRO program about their first semester of university and their future in 2022. Here are their responses…
Podcast: “Unforeseen Rise” by African Identity
A 19 year old Zimbabwean girl. I am determined to inform and share my thoughts on the African motherland and the African identity in the global context. I seek to alter the negative connotations tied to the African identity by encouraging others to establish more appreciation for their Africa.
The Board Recommends: Must-Reads in 2022
What are your new year’s resolutions for 2022? Are you still eating healthier, or have you exchanged your running shoes for a warm blanket and your couch yet? For those of you who loathe sore muscles and running through The Hague’s rainy weather, we have good news: The new year’s resolution we propose involves no sweating or getting up early.