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ALBANIAN SWORN VIRGINS: THE WOMEN WHO BECAME MEN

Embed from Getty Images How far would you go to have the right to drive, smoke or earn money? To wear trousers or own a property, in a society...

CHALLENGING GENDER STEREOTYPES IN DESIGN

Design, much like the film and technology industries, has widespread problems with gender discrimination. Designer Gabriel Ann Maher talks to NADJA about challenging the stereotypes and the impact of...

VOLT’S EUROPEAN DREAM

Brussels beware — there’s a new kid on the block. Volt Europa, a new pan-European progressive movement that aims to radically reform Europe, is running for office. Its short-term...

IN SEARCH OF ERASMUS: HE YIELDS TO NO ONE

Over the past few weeks, you could join me in the footsteps of Desiderius Erasmus, one of Europe’s greatest thinkers. Back in Rotterdam, after having visited twelve European cities,...

OLD WOUNDS IN BENDER

In this photo series, Marlon Roseberry Buenck traces the region of Transnistria through the experiences of two women in the city of Bender, whose day-to-day lives have been heavily...

IN SEARCH OF ERASMUS: AT THE END OF THE TRAIL

What could we still learn from the insights of a long-dead thinker? I had no idea. But after travelling to 12 cities that were also visited by humanist Desiderius...

CULTURE IS APPROPRIATION

I had hoped to make it through my life without bloating the internet with yet another article on cultural appropriation. But I’m afraid I couldn’t stop myself. Blame Jeremy...

THE EIGHTH: TIME IS WELL AND TRULY UP

A referendum held a decade before I was born has shaped the Ireland I was born into, grew up in, and later emigrated from. The Eighth Amendment to the...

EUROPEAN PATRIOTISM ISN’T THE ANSWER

I admit it. I’m a terrible Remainer. Sure, I hung a ‘Vote Remain’ poster in my window. Sure, I made the unprecedented step of discussing politics with my family...