As a member of the Mensenrechtencoalitie Utrecht, the Human Rights Coalition loosely supported by Utrecht municipality, I have been to and been inspired by  two Human Rights Cafes/ Mensenrechtencafes organized by this coalition. I research the utopias and promises of human rights, supervise research on rights and social dreaming as enunciated in art and literature, […]

Call for Papers: Cosmopolitan Endeavours (Abstracts due 20 December 2017) This special issue invites articles on works by women writers of the long eighteenth century that reflect cosmopolitan values, strategies, and futures. In the long eighteenth century, the cosmopolitan ethos is manifold: it informs historiographic and philosophical articulations of an “enlightened moral love of mankind”, […]