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Fun Easter days out in the Netherlands

Easter and quality family time go hand in hand in the Netherlands. Indeed, many popular Dutch attraction re-open their doors just in time for the Easter holidays. 534 more words

The Netherlands

The Elusive Carrot of Sleep

I am awake. I have been awake for some time. In fact it feels as though I’ve been awake my entire life. My girlfriend is asleep. 589 more words

Amsterdam

Roaming the streets and canals of Delft

Delft is a glorious place to stroll around. Almost every street reveals yet more wonderful architecture, another small canal with quaint bridges or a site of historical significance. 671 more words

Travel

Jaloud v. The Netherlands and the (Over?)Reach of the European Court of Human Rights

This week and next the students in my undergraduate international law class are participating in a mock trial of the European Court of Human Rights.  This year, I’ve assigned them the case of… 623 more words

European Court Of Human Rights

The North Star Project, Summer Report Number Seven, The Hague, The Netherlands -- United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia by Ethan Scrivner

The North Star Project, Summer Report Number Seven, The Hague, The Netherlands — United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia

I am currently about a week into my work in the media department of the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY). 565 more words

Chief Editor

On Violence, Power, and Citizenship

“It seems to be a peculiar privilege of white political subjectivity that it periodically claims to intellectually understand and affectively identify with the social and historical positionalities of racial genocide’s survivors, social inheritors, historical objects, and political antagonists while inhabiting none of the material and affective conditions that such deep violences create.” 3,095 more words

The Netherlands

Five minutes in Utrecht

On a sunny Wednesday afternoon, I was taking pictures outside a supermarket on Biltstraat in Utrecht – watching people coming and going by bike.

I’d estimate there are around forty to fifty bicycles parked outside the shop here; a steady turnover of people arriving and departing, mingling with those travelling past on the cycle track. 188 more words

Infrastructure