China: flipping the (non)-interfering coin

Africa as a natural resource rich continent has attracted many non-African states to invest and trade. Both Western countries and China have been engaged in Africa for centuries (Dorman, 2014). However, there have been significant differences in terms of approach. Western diplomacy is characterised by interfering with the alter nation’s…

Queen Bee?!

The 'Gender Gap' policy, with its purpose to increase the number of women up to 30% in top positions on the workforce, has been reached in Dutch governmental organizations (note: not in business life). Now what? It's not that all of a sudden we have become more he for she;…

Veggie Tajine

Veggie Tajine for Three This tajine is not only super easy to cook and delicious, but also perfect for social settings. It must be cooked in an actual tajine; this determines many of the flavours. Buy yourself a tajine and enjoy the oriental flavours that accompany it. Ingredients 4 Potatoes…

Perfectionism, it ain’t all that.

“Fear is just perfectionism in really good shoes.” A quote from Elizabeth Gilbert I read the other day. That’s exactly what it is. When we have job interviews we mention it as ‘a bad habit’ secretly hoping and knowing that the interviewer sees it as something positive. It means you…

Fantastic Four Soups

It's getting colder in the northern hemisphere. And I don't like it. But, I do have to admit that I am able to enjoy a cold Autumn Sunday afternoon as it serves a perfect experimental getaway in the kitchen. There is no day during Autumn and Winter that goes by…

Lecture on Inspiring Female Muslim Thinkers

Anne Dijk, religious scientist and theologian, is the founder of the Fahm Institute. On October 2nd, she will give a lecture on the importance and influence of the role of Muslim women in history and to what extent their contributions still affect today's modern society. What do we actual know about such female…
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