Entries by Chantal

E-quality for #ThePeople: On the Populist Horizon in the Digital Age

Lykle de Jong | E-quality for #ThePeople: On the Populist Horizon in the Digital Age | Supervisor: Marc Tuters, Richard Rogers The growing swing and appeal of populist movements is increasingly reflected online. Populism, par excellence, is able to tune into this digital turn in politics. Arguably this may even be one of the foremost […]

Past Nature in Contemporary Art. How Art and Philosophy Interact

Monique Peperkamp | University of Amsterdam | Past Nature in Contemporary Art. How Art and Philosophy Interact | Supervisors: Christa-Maria Lerm Hayes, Miriam van Rijsingen, Peter Sonderen. Nature is a key concept in modern culture, related to the romantic-modern idea of the subject and the rationale of art in modernity. Many contemporary works of art […]

Secret Theatre: Off-the-grid Performance Practices in Communist Poland and Czechoslovakia (1945 – 1989)

Olga Krasa-Ryabets | University of Amsterdam | Secret Theatre: Off-the-grid Performance Practices in Communist Poland and Czechoslovakia (1945 – 1989) | Supervisors: Ellen Rutten, Kati Röttger This study examines the home as a site of dissent, subversion and social change by way of theatrical performance. It investigates understudied instances of theatre/performative activity produced within private […]

Digital Deaths: The Affects and Arts of Online Mourning

Nadia de Vries | University of Amsterdam | Digital Deaths: The Affects and Arts of Online Mourning | Supervisor: Prof. dr. Ellen Rutten, Dr. Joyce Goggin The grieving process is one of the many aspects of our lives that the Internet has changed. Dead relatives are mourned through remembrance profiles on Facebook, lost loved ones […]

Non-heteronormative Cultural Practices of Sexual Citizenship in Curaçao and Bonaire under conditions of (post)coloniality

Julian Isenia | University of Amsterdam | Non-heteronormative Cultural Practices of Sexual Citizenship in Curaçao and Bonaire under conditions of (post)coloniality  | Supervisors: Sruti Bala, Rivke Jaffe This PhD project examines how citizenship is practised under conditions of fragmented national sovereignty. Departing from the recognition that citizenship is not only a legal status based on […]