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A Regular Week @ Yale

Now that things are beginning to settle down, we start to look like this. And our week in very schematic terms looks like this: on Monday morning we leave home all together at 8:00 and drop the kids off at … Lees verder

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Serendipity, where are you hiding?

It’s been a long time since I was really focused on work in the first place. Most of August I have spent creating the conditions to be able to work really productively at Yale later. That “later” is now, and … Lees verder

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Arrived at Yale

On Monday morning we set off from home, and now, at the end of the work week, we’re pretty well settled in in New Haven. I’m sitting in a café opposite the Hall of Graduate Studies and imagine I’m impersonating … Lees verder

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In-between-ness (no FDR in this post!)

These days are characterized by a strong sense of being in between things. A few days ago I finished the first draft of the last chapter of my dissertation-to-be. This does not mean the thing is nearly done. Indeed there … Lees verder

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More serious blogging to follow soon, but I just realized that I have not yet advertised this book. Of which I have written page 265-284. You can even open this link and scroll down a few pages to see my name … Lees verder

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20 new PhDs in the Humanities (NWO Duurzaam)

My PhD project is sponsored by NWO – the Dutch organization for academic research – through a program called PhDs in the Humanities. It works like this: each Dutch university is allowed to propose a set number of candidates (4 … Lees verder

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Cultural Politics of Memory Conference Cardiff 14-16 May

It is over a week ago now that I returned from the Cultural Politics of Memory conference at the University of Cardiff. I really enjoyed the conference – many new and interesting people, great conversations, and I always love being … Lees verder

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Good news x2

The next post will be about my research proper again. Promise. Yesterday I discussed my chapter “Prosthetic Memory and the Dynamics of Disability” – about which I complained only days ago – with my advisor. He thought it was good. … Lees verder

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What is the best advice you ever got?

Intermediair is a Dutch magazine aimed at young “high potentials” that used to live off its many job listings. Now it only appears online, and I’m probably too old anyway, so I no longer read it, but it used to … Lees verder

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Getting to Monterey (post for people back home)

So this is Ilias on the plane from Amsterdam to SAN Francisco. We had a great flightduring which we did many things (read/eat the paper, talk to/dribble on the retired Scandinavian Studies professor sitting next to us etc) except sleeping. … Lees verder

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