Bye Minimalism; Welcome back, Camp

Bye Minimalism; Welcome Back, Camp. By SARAH M. IACOBACCI | May 22, 2019 Illustration by Sofia Romansky May 6, 2019 was host to what is known as the “Super Bowl of Fashion,” the MET Gala. Each year, the Costume Institute exhibits a new theme at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, in which the gala serves […]

Remembrance Day

MAY 15, 2019 Remembrance Day Young and old came together on the Remembrance Day to not forget victims of war and conflict and fallen soldiers. On the photo, a little boy walks right behind the current major of Amsterdam, Femke Halsema who is dressed in black for this occasion. The major traditionally walks in front […]

Demystifying Ramadan

Demystifying Ramadan By MERT ALI KIRAZ | May 11, 2019 Production: Mert Ali Kiraz Editor: Dragos Culcear Camera: Sofia van den Donk and Kira Guehring Support The Amsterdammer We believe in the right to inform the students, Dutch or international, about their surroundings and the university life. We give a voice to the voiceless and have […]

World Press Photo Award Winner: Pieter ten Hoopen

World Press Photo Award Winner: Pieter ten Hoopen By ANNA LEA JAKOBS | May 8, 2019 Pieter ten Hoopen, winner of the World Press Photo contest in 2008 and 2010, returns to the shortlist for 2019’s photo story of the year. Ten Hoopen was nominated for his work on the migrant caravan in Latin America. People […]

The paradox of the ‘strong female lead’

The paradox of the ‘strong female lead’ By REBECCA TOOK | May 7, 2019 In her recent book, Invisible Women, writer and feminist campaigner Caroline Criado-Perez examines the ‘gender data gap’. As she argues, “women are so under-represented. I was one of those girls being taught, via a curriculum, a news media and a popular culture that […]

Mona Eltahawy Cancels Appearance at De Balie

Mona Eltahawy Cancels appearance at De Balie By MAX KIKKEN | April 29, 2019 Feminist author Mona Eltahawy had been invited to speak at De Balie on her upcoming book The Seven Necessary Sins for Women and Girls and her work as an activist. However, in an open letter posted on Twitter on April 22, she […]