The devastating news of Anat Geiger leaving this life far too soon reaches me through social media. A Facebook post and several Instagram posts mention that she left Amsterdam to spend her final days with her husband and her family back in Brazil. Anat used to hate social media. I remember quite clearly how she … Continue reading An ode to my teacher Anat Geiger →
(This article is written as a result of the serious debate on Twitter (in The Netherlands) about the new book of anthropologist, writer and journalist Joris Luyendijk. Read more about that here). Dear Joris and everyone who just discovered their blind spots, As a white woman who has been through a similar experience as you, … Continue reading When you just discovered your blind spots, what to do? →
Dutch anthropologist, writer and journalist Joris Luyendijk publishes his new book soon and in the run-up to the publication, he appears in two Dutch national newspapers this weekend. The title of his book is “The seven checkmarks” which refers to seven characteristics he holds that make him a privileged human being. First of all, he … Continue reading When a white privileged man does self-reflection, we’re going in the right direction →
A conversation with entrepreneur Yanthi Putu Sayanthi. We meet in a local coffee place where we sit at a safe distance near an open window, according to the pandemic rules. Yanthi Putu Sayanthi doesn’t let her family go out much, she tells me. They’re careful about the COVID-19 situation and take the new imposed government … Continue reading “Balinese Women now are more open minded” →
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Hi, I’m Sanne. I write in the blog about inclusion in all its aspects. Sometimes based on a personal experience, on other occasions reflecting on what I’ve read in the news or on social media.
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