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‘Generatie Schermzombie’: Lien Mostmans in De Tijd over over games, hoge cultuur en een breed register!

Ja, kinderen spelen nog. Maar steeds meer online, op kleine schermpjes. Hoe erg is dat? De sint brengt straks weer bergen traditioneel speelgoed. Lego, gezelschapsspellen, speelhuisjes en rolschaatsen zijn vaste…

Lien Mostmans: Uw kind heeft geen flauw idee met wie het spelletjes speelt

Games zijn razend populair bij kinderen tussen 10 en 12 jaar, maar de meeste ouders kennen er niks van. Dat is een probleem, zeggen onderzoekers van de KU Leuven en…

Redelijk Eigenzinnig / Reason and Engage (VUB)

Coordinated by CEMESO's Prof. dr. Joke Bauwens, Redelijk Eigenzinnig / Reason and Engage, is an interdisciplinary course for students and a series of lectures and activities open to all. The…

Kevin Smets: Member of the Jonge Academie

Prof. dr. Kevin Smets has been selected as a member of the Jonge Academie, a network of young researchers and scientists that was initiated by the Royal Femish Academy of…

Opinion: Zorg past niet in een McDonaldsmodel

Dr. Katleen Gabriels has co-authored (with Tania Moerenhout) an opinion piece on the McDonaldization of healthcare, in the Belgian daily De Morgen. Dorien Meulenijzer, adviseur toegankelijkheid in Leuven, klaagt samen…

VUB professor Ahmadreza Djalali sentenced to death in Iran

Ahmadreza Djalali is a professor that was arrested and sentenced to death for suspected espionage in Iran. He teaches at the European Master in Disaster Medicine (EMDM) in Italy, a…

Katleen Gabriels: Interviews and media appearances

Dr. Katleen Gabriels has made several media appearances to discuss issues ranging from safety and privacy to hate speech and social media: Interviewed by dS Avond, the digital evening paper of…

Book Chapter: A Consideration of the Needs, Opportunities and Challenges for a Critical Advertising Pedagogy

Silke Lissens & Joke Bauwens (2017) 'A Consideration of the Needs, Opportunities and Challenges for a Critical Advertising Pedagogy', pp. 179-194, in James F. Hamilton, Robert Bodle & Ezequile Korin…

Guest Lecture: Prof. David Hesmondhalgh (University of Leeds)

The CEMESO (Culture, Emancipation, Media & Society) Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, and the Popular Communication Division of NeFCA (The Netherlands-Flanders Communication Association) invite participants to: "Cultural Markets and Human…