Samudra Editorial

 

From English novel to Hindi film: linguistic debates in Half Girlfriend
How is English and national identity construction navigated through books and Hindi cinema? Julia Alting provides an in-depth in studying the book, by Chetan Bhagat, and movie, directed by Arjun Kapoor, "Half Girlfriend" Julia Alting, Contributor, The Netherlands ‘Would you rather take a sensible student, or someone who speaks a ...
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What led Jochem van den Boogert to the SSEA region?
Today, Samudra is proud to feature a brief interview with Jochem van den Boogert, one of the tutors for the area of South and South East Asia (SSEA), Philosophy of Science, and Cultural Studies, about his career path and how he became interested in the area of SSEA. Interviewer: Could ...
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‘World’s Largest Democracy’ meets ‘Europe’s last dictatorship’
Sebastian Sirotin, Publication Director, The Hague, Netherlands What happens when the ‘World’s Largest Democracy’ meets ‘Europe’s last dictatorship’? Image credits hyperlinked to image One day, I was scrolling through Google Images, as one does, when I happened upon a picture of Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, smiling and shaking ...
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‘Kuntilanak’
Hannah Madelon, Contributor, The Hague, Netherlands Hannah Madelon, a second year BAIS SSEA student shares a piece of her artwork, a ‘Kuntilanak' as an expression of a local story she heard while in Indonesia. 'Kuntilanak': During my stay in Indonesia, I learned about Indonesian ghosts and spirits, particularly those originating ...
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