Marieke Veeger studied Culture, Organization and Management and works as a Junior advisor in organisation development for the Bolivian NGO AIPE in La Paz. Marieke analyzes the organization, scrutinizes changes and structures, and gives advice on how things could be better run. The intercultural perspective, which is dealt with in various courses on the programme, is something she continuously needs to keep in mind.
The exchange of information via the internet has become deeply embedded in society. VU University anthropologists, communication scientists and sociologists therefore research people’s online behavior in the acts of gaming, blogging, Twitter, the development of virtual assistance and the role of the internet in migration processes.
The Anthropology of Children and Youth Network brings together academics and practitioners engaged in research and work with children. The Working Group promotes child-oriented theory, methodology, and research ethics. Besides, it serves as a platform for academic research and it enhances dialogue with practitioners through joint research projects, publications and conferences.
If you are interested in studying abroad for one or two semester, VU University Amsterdam is an excellent choice! VU University Amsterdam is known as a high-quality university with a social heart. You will benefit from the personal atmosphere and easy access to all facilities due to our campus setting, and still have the vibrant city of Amsterdam close at hand.
- NWO grant for Agnes Akkerman
- Decision-making procedures in Japanese companies: successful DUJAT/VU seminar
- Anthropology of Children and Youth Network celebrated 5-year anniversary
- Tilo Hartmann wins top-paper award at US-based National Communication Association
- WOTRO grant for Lorraine Nencel and Ida Sabelis
- VU Professor invited as Plenary Speaker in UN General Assembly
- Twitter vital to understanding public debate on climate change