Sipko Melissen has joined us every year to teach creative writing in summer school. So Younes Saramifar had a short chat with him about the course and the power stories.
On a sunny Monday morning, the classroom was filled with a diverse group of students from all over the world, from Australia to China to Brazil and everything in between. Even though our ages, academic backgrounds, and cultural backgrounds differed, a sense of community started to build quickly. Within the first few hours, we knew we had entered a safe and warm space. The inkling emerged that this course was going to be much more than just another course.Read More
‘So what is it that you do, as an anthropologist?’ A question that I, as a young aspiring anthropologist, still frequently struggle to answer. I don’t know what to say because so many things come to my mind that I don’t know where to start. I sense a similar feeling when somebody asks me why I am a vegetarian. Where do I even start?Read More