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    Disability rights

    I was very excited for this day since I do not know a lot about disability rights. The first speaker that came was Gijs Bruggeman. He is deaf-blind. In order to communicate with us he brought two people with him. When Gijs was speaking in sign language, someone would translate that into English. When we […]

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    Plural Identity

    On June 13, we had an interactive lecture with Mounir Samuel, an Egyptian-Dutch political scientist, journalist and author who is an ardent promoter of minority and LGBTQIA-rights. “Violence usually is not discriminatory but Orlando was… Love is not discriminatory but racism and sexism is…” These powerful words paid tribute to the Orlando Massacre, a disastrous […]

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    Betzavta Training

    Betzavta Training – “challenging each person on the difference between what they say and how they behave”. Since that is a common behaviour in politics, it grabbed my attention. Tali Padan led us through the experience which taught all of us something about ourselves. One of the first exercises was to draw in pairs, in […]

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    Art & Diversity

    As time goes on, so does our intense program. Today’s issue was Arts & Diversity. We welcomed the well-known Dutch Artist Patricia Kaersenhout and spent with her almost two beautiful hours. Patricia lives and works in Amsterdam but also presents exhibitions and performances in other European cities such as Berlin and Copenhagen. Throughout her work she makes a social statement against racism. Patricia uses many forms of art […]

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    Identity, homonationalism and queer tour

    Tugba Öztemir is an educator working for Diversion, she teaches and discusses taboo topics, such as islamophobia, islamism, extremism and homosexuality. My identity, whose construction?  – is the name of the lecture she gave on the second week of our HIA program. She began with the question of how the identity politics are being portrayed in […]

Humanity in Action the Netherlands Fellowship 2016

Humanity In Action is an international educational organization that seeks to engage, inspire and connect an international network of students, young professionals, and established leaders committed to protecting minorities and promoting human rights. Humanity in Action The Netherlands holds an annual fellowship for university students and recent graduates from the Netherlands, Bosnia-Herzegovina and the United States. During the fellowship participants will deepen their understanding of human and minority rights issues by attending lectures, field trips, working for NGOs and writing a report. An international conference at the end of the month allows the Dutch participants to exchange ideas with participants of programs that take place simultaneously in Warsaw, Copenhagen, Berlin and Sarajevo. This year's conference will take place in Athens.

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Bestand_004 (5)

Disability rights

I was very excited for this day since I do not know a lot about disability rights. The first speaker that came was Gijs Bruggeman. He is deaf-blind. In order to communicate with us he brought two people with him. When Gijs was speaking in sign language, someone would translate that into English. When we […]

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Plural Identity

On June 13, we had an interactive lecture with Mounir Samuel, an Egyptian-Dutch political scientist, journalist and author who is an ardent promoter of minority and LGBTQIA-rights. “Violence usually is not discriminatory but Orlando was… Love is not discriminatory but racism and sexism is…” These powerful words paid tribute to the Orlando Massacre, a disastrous […]

20160610_114655

Betzavta Training

Betzavta Training – “challenging each person on the difference between what they say and how they behave”. Since that is a common behaviour in politics, it grabbed my attention. Tali Padan led us through the experience which taught all of us something about ourselves. One of the first exercises was to draw in pairs, in […]

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