Author Archives: renskeuva

The Unifactory of Amsterdam

Experiences in teaching and hour allocations In an informal conversation with a member of my management team, I recently received confirmation of what had long been suspected, but not admitted officially: the hours allocated for teaching and research are not based on any relevant information related to these activities, but rather on how much money […]

The Maagdenhuis as an “Elsewhere” space

The Maagdenhuis as an “elsewhere” space: Q&A with Jacques Rancière Today, the French philosopher Jacques Rancière came to speak at the Maagdenhuis. Rancière would be an honour to have at any event, but his presence is particularly apt in the context of the current Maagdenhuis appropriation and student protests. A former student of Althusser, he […]