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Opinion piece out -Erasmus Magazine

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From October 2017, I will be writing a monthly opinion piece for theErasmus magazine. This is quite a refreshing change from my academic writing. I wonder how many academics like myself miss just writing to a lay audience on issues that are of general interest. anyway, looking forward to this new writing journey.

Of course, as luck would have it, I had to start with a bang on the controversial debate on "diversity" taking place on campuses in the Netherlands and as I see, worldwide. While the discussion has got heated, I must say this opens up opportunities to organize public forums for debates on this topic which I hope will happen. Here goes

Open letters, closed conversations?
If we want true action on diversity at our university, we need a sustainable equity that outlives identity politics, says Payal Arora. It's her reaction to an open letter to the EUR community on diversity, written by some university members.

My EUCxInspire talk on 'Silicon Valley's New Laboratories'

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The video of my talk for the EUCxInspire event "Seeing the Unseen" is out now. Check it out.