Women’s roles in Game of Thrones

Volume 38, nr. 3 5 minutes By Tessa Russchen, English Observing the depiction of women in Game of Thrones through a historical lens: “Brienne of Tarth and Arya Stark demonstrate the potential of female agency in a male-dominated society.” Tessa Russchen is a third-year History student. She is currently on exchange in Dublin, following the […]

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UU’s Research Labs

Volume 38, nr. 3 5 minutes By John Healey, English. What’s wrong with Research Labs in the History Bachelor’s at Utrecht University: “The Research Lab courses are shit, and something’s gotta change.” In this Inzet, John Healey takes an axe towards the UU’s Research Lab courses. He explains why these courses are not going to […]

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Fabienne van Wijngaarden

Hi there! My name is Fabienne and this is my second year as editor-in-chief for the Aanzet! I’m a third year student and I’m currently doing two minors: one in Gender Studies, the other in Public Administration. Luckily I still get to enjoy learning about history through the Aanzet! 🙂 I can’t wait to kick […]

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Floor Schuurmans

Hey everyone! My name is Floor and this will be my second year as (eindredacteur) of the Aanzet. I’m in my third and final year of the History bachelor. I’m currently doing a minor in Journalism and New Media, at Leiden University. I’m looking forward to a new Aanzet year, full of interesting articles, fun […]

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Producing punk

Volume 38, nr. 3 10 minutes By Merlijn Barkema, English The history of the ‘anarchy shirt’: “Commodification and consumption were always part of the punk subculture.” What do fashion designer Vivienne Westwood, artist and producer Malcolm McLaren and the band members of the Sex Pistols have in common? They are the central figures in the […]

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