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Blog: Addictive thesis
The sun shines brightly. The coffee is warm. The weather is remarkably suitable. This is indeed a fine Sunday to write. Wait… what am I writing about?
Blog: On the Dinner Floor
When conducting fieldwork, most anthropologists will have to eat with their host. Blogger Nadya Karimasari elaborates why this matter is not as simple as it may sound.
Blog: Food crusades
This week, the world’s spotlight centered on the Dutch general election, deemed as a benchmark for the emerging drift towards identity politics. Yet, the controversial poll sidelin...
Blog: Public Imagination
Today is general election day in the Netherlands. Blogger Nadya Karimasari writes a commentary from her hometown in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
Her diabolical eyes gazed straight at mine. I was paralyzed. With every step she took, the three dreadful dragon heads surrounding her got bigger and bigger. Spookier and spookier....
Blog: Research in conflict
In the last days of her preliminary fieldwork, blogger Nadya Karimasari entered a contentious area where she needs to be extra cautious about her relations with both conflicting si...
Blog: A motion to speak out.
Face it friends, science is in trouble.
Blog: When in the field (2)
Awkward, unexpected, and extraordinary things happened during fieldwork. Blogger Nadya Karimasari shares a list of such events.
Blog: 1/3-life crisis
I stepped slowly, nervously towards the teacher’s desk. I handed him the eight pages with my written answers, shook his hand and thanked him for the valuable knowledge he graciousl...
Blog: The gentle humour of Jan Douwe
A tribute to professor Jan Douwe van der Ploeg by blogger Nadya Karimasari. Today her favourite processor and living legend of Wageningen University will give his valedictory speec...