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Opinion piece: A case for the ‘boring’ classroom

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A case for the ‘boring’ classroom There is a growing disdain for the traditional classroom, but for a teacher, the blank walls can be a canvas to play with, thinks Payal Arora.

Opening Talk at the Rotterdam Talent Week

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Erasmus University and the City of Rotterdam are organising the 2nd Rotterdam Talent Week from 1November until 15 November. The grand opening on 6 November shows how Rotterdam is a thriving place to develop student talents. Abdelkader Benali (Moroccan-Dutch writer and journalist) and I will open the forum through talks to inspire students to pursue their own talents. The week, organised in collaboration with the foundation Bernard Mandeville, is aimed at students, entrepreneurs, relations, employees and people from Rotterdam. The grand opening will take place in De Doelen at Schouwburgpleinon 6 November, 16:00-18:00. Entrance is free of charge, and open to everyone. More information can be found on the Facebook event.

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Opinion piece: rebuttal versus retracting logic still valid in this digital age?

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Fake news, now fake knowledge? Are universities still curators of ‘truth?’, Payal Arora asks herself.