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The program's academic director, Yvette Kopijn, introduces the panelists.

Masculinities: What Does It Mean to Man Up?

SIT’s program in Amsterdam hosted a five-person forum pertaining to masculinities for people of various identities, orientations, and backgrounds.

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SIT students listen to Wekker speak.

SIT Netherlands Students Attend Lecture on Racism

“We are a culture run on 400 years of colonialism.” With this jarring claim, intersectional and transnational feminist scholar, Gloria Wekker, began what was a poignant and dynamic lecture on her most recent scholarship, an examination of traditional psychoanalytical theory and its place in the broader Dutch context, one of “racial innocence.”

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Graves at the Potocari memorial

March of Peace: Working Toward Reconciliation in Bosnia and Serbia

Tacarra Lake (University of New Mexico) studied on SIT’s Serbia, Bosnia, and Kosovo: Peace and Conflict Studies in the Balkans program in spring 2013. In the summer of 2013, Tacarra continued her studies in the Balkans through the Summer University at Srebrenica. Below, she reflects on some of her experiences in the Balkans. By Tacarra […]

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Crystal with her homestay family

SIT Alumna Explores Cultural Sensitivity in Mainstream Sexual Health Programs in the Netherlands

Crystal Reed (Mount Holyoke College) studied on SIT’s Netherlands: International Perspectives on Sexuality and Gender program in fall 2012. Below, we talk with her about the research she conducted among Dutch Afro-Caribbean women in the Netherlands while on the program. SIT Study Abroad: What drew you to the program in the Netherlands? Crystal Reed: The […]

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Balkans Alumna Explores Questions of Identity in Video Interview

Students choose SIT Study Abroad programs for a variety of reasons. Sometimes the program themes match the student’s area of study. Sometimes the program is based in a country the student has wanted to live in. And sometimes a student chooses a program because they have a connection to the country in which the program […]

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